Housing Benefit

House of Lords written question – answered on 14th January 2014.

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Photo of Lord Taylor of Warwick Lord Taylor of Warwick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help those aged under 25 who have lost housing benefits.

Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The proposal to end entitlement to housing support through the benefit system to people aged under 25 has been the subject of considerable political discussion over recent months.

While this issue is being widely reported in the media it is not current Government policy, but is part of wider debate about possible further reform of the welfare system following next year’s General Election.

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