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Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 7865, tabled on 4 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in which parliamentary constituency the largest total weekly amount was deducted from benefit claimants owing to removal of the spare room subsidy in the latest period for which figures are available.

Answered on

12 September 2017

In May 2017, the parliamentary constituency with the largest total weekly amount deducted from benefit claimants owing to the removal of the spare room subsidy was West Dunbartonshire. The total weekly amount deducted in this constituency was 35.7 thousand pounds.