Under-Occupancy Penalty (Birkenhead)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:42 pm on 26th March 2013.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Labour, Birkenhead 4:42 pm, 26th March 2013

The Minister knows perfectly well that the local housing allowance level we set was above the average amount for those in social housing, so there is still a real difference in the rent levels for what someone can command in the private sector compared with the public sector.