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Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Westminster North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2018 to Question 15879 on Social Security Benefits, how many of those applicants affected by the lower cap in May 2018 were affected by it in November 2013.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Of the 27,400 households who had their Housing Benefit capped at November 2013, 2,900 (11%) households had their Housing Benefit capped in May 2018.

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