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[Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Housing Benefit

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 10:27 am on 13th October 2010.

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Photo of Glenda Jackson Glenda Jackson Labour, Hampstead and Kilburn 10:27 am, 13th October 2010

The obverse is touched upon by one of the briefings from Citizens Advice. For example, in Brent, if a tenant, because of the changes in housing benefit, finds it impossible to pay their rent and loses their tenancy, they will also lose their deposit because the tenancy agreement is broken before the due date. The landlord wins all round.