MPs debate housing benefit

11 March 2011

Anne Begg, Labour MP for Aberdeen South introduced a debate on housing benefit in Westminster Hall on Thursday 10 March 2010.

MPs debated the Work and Pensions Committee report ‘Changes to Housing Benefit announced in the June 2010 Budget’ and the government response to the report.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debate and find current parliamentary material on housing benefits in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

Background to the debate

Find out more about the work of the Work and Pensions Committee and read the Committee's report on changes to housing benefit.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss issues of local or personal interest which rarely have time to be debated in the main Chamber of the House of Commons. MPs can discuss a variety of issues and receive a response from a government Minister.

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