Housing Benefit: Young People

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th March 2017.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many 18 to 21 year olds claimed housing benefit in (a) the UK, (b) Wales and (c) Newport West constituency in each of the last seven financial years.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Information on the caseload of 18-21 year olds claiming Housing Benefit and Employment and Support Allowance in the requested areas is available on DWP Stat-Xplore.

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