Baroness Quin – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Quin on 2015-11-04.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have to support the statement in the 2012 impact assessment Housing Benefit: Under-occupation of social housing that the introduction of the under-occupancy charge would have no impact on health and well-being.

Lord Freud

Following on from the 2012 impact assessment an independent two year evaluation was commissioned that looked at the effects of this policy.

The report is due to be published by the end of the year.