Housing Benefit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th October 2014.

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Photo of Kate Hoey Kate Hoey Labour, Vauxhall

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the time limit is for local authority decisions on determining reported changes of circumstances.

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

There is no time limit set by Central Government for this. The latest published data for average Speed of Processing for change of circumstances for 2013/14 is 9 days.

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