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Mortgages: Government Assistance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individuals received Support for Mortgage Interest in each of the last five years.

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

Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) expenditure and caseload estimates are provided in DWP Benefit expenditure and caseload tables. The table below shows the estimated SMI caseload in the last 5 years:

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

178,000

159,000

136,000

128,000

124,000

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