Support for Mortgage Interest

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 29th June 2022.

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Photo of Mick Whitley Mick Whitley Labour, Birkenhead

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the potential merits of changing the Support for Mortgage Interest loan system to a means-tested benefit system.

Photo of Mick Whitley Mick Whitley Labour, Birkenhead

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of restoring Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) to a means-tested benefits system in place of the current loan system.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

No assessment has been made of changing Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) loans to a means-tested benefit system.

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