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Housing Benefit

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of householders who would become subject to the household benefit cap if they were to become unemployed after entering an affordable rent tenancy.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

This information is not available as the Department can make no estimate of the number of people who might become unemployed after entering an affordable rent tenancy.

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