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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 184855, tabled on 29 October 2018

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.

Answered on

6 November 2018

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.