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Discretionary Housing Payments

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6049, tabled on 7 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information his Department holds on (a) the proportion of Discretionary Housing Payment funding spent by each local authority, (b) how many and which local authorities returned such funding allocated to them, (c) how much funding each such local authority returned and (d) what the average amount of such funding was which was returned in each of the last three years.

Answered on

14 July 2015

The information held by the Department on the proportion of Discretionary Housing Payment funding spent and returned by each local authority and the average amount of funding returned in the last three years is provided in the table which I will place in the House library.

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