Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing:Written question - 7865

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Asked by David Linden
(Glasgow East)
Asked on: 04 September 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing
Commons
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.
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Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
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.

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