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[Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Housing Benefit

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:30 am on 13th October 2010.

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Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Chair, Public Accounts Committee 9:30 am, 13th October 2010

As the Minister will know, the Labour Government themselves set the housing allowance. The purpose of this debate is to demonstrate that the intent of the present Government and of the Minister himself will not be achieved by the proposals that he has put before us. That is what I intend to do this morning.