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Clause 16 - Loans for mortgage interest

Part of Welfare Reform and Work Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:30 am on 15th October 2015.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) 11:30 am, 15th October 2015

The Government’s own impact assessment says that people of pension age are more likely to be affected by the change in SMI. Has there been an assessment to look at the impact that it may have on, for example, their ability to pay social care costs, and at what overlap there may be as a result of having an ageing population?