Housing Benefit: Greater London

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 12th September 2013.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what level of transitional funding for housing allowance has been allocated to each London borough for the financial year (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13 to date; and what the intended level is in 2013-14.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The following table provides details of the housing benefit transitional funding allocated to local authorities in London.

£
Local authority 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Barking and Dagenham 294,875 68,143 41,448
Barnet 241,642 43,712
Bexley 38,447 23,841
Brent 216,526 522,149 86,081
Bromley 58,830 40,707
Camden 192,363 70;637
City of London 3,955 2,334
Croydon 192,448 56,397
Ealing 275,656 58,775
Enfield 215,103 46,898
Greenwich 60,022 59,401
Hackney 254,015 98,972
Hammersmith and Fulham 133,623 57,931
Haringey 525,000 208,524 71,994
Harrow 82,093 23,481
Havering 43,903 20,758
Hillingdon 84,335 35,840
Hounslow 93,456 40,162
Islington 154,251 88,546
Kensington and Chelsea 460,766 45,666
Kingston upon Thames 46,965 16,005
Lambeth 266,000 125,739 102,129
Lewisham 177,545 69,082
Merton 62,890 23,722
Newham 116,368 66,449
Redbridge 114,632 23,253
Richmond upon Thames 37,760 18,187
Southwark 76,542 99,068
Sutton 46,359 20,950
Tower Hamlets 128,333 104,668
Waltham Forest 120,219 50,421
Wandsworth 195,959 60,939
Westminster 1,311,681 66,930

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