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Housing benefits news from UK Parliament.

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Levelling Up Committee holds exempt accommodation evidence hearing
The inquiry continues into exempt accommodation – a type of supported housing that is exempt from Housing Benefit rules limiting rents to particular levels
22 April 2022
Michael Gove to face questions from committee of MPs on constitutional issues
Michael Gove answers questions on his remit as Levelling Up Secretary and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations
25 February 2022
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Lords debates people’s ability to afford to stay in their homes
Members debate combined impact of the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, reduction in Universal Credit and the upcoming rise in fuel prices. Catch up
28 October 2021
Members raise topical and current issues in Grand Committee debates
Lords debates social care, the treatment of people with autism, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and UK business with Africa. Learn more
27 October 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates housing
Members discuss the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy in a debate put forward by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Learn more
25 March 2021
Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 March 2021
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Lords questions to government on Tuesday 16 June
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15 June 2020
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Universal Credit's design and its effect on housing explored by Lords Committee
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 17 March at 3:35pm
13 March 2020
Lords debates benefits changes and vulnerable people
Members discuss benefits system reforms
28 June 2019
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Lords debates Cohabitation Rights Bill
Peers discuss court rulings and the definition of cohabitant couples
18 March 2019
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MP's look into how Modern Methods of Construction boosts housing supply
Committee questions academics and industry representatives on how Modern Methods of Construction can boost housing supply
04 March 2019
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Lords debates increase in social housing
Peers consider commitment to reduce housing costs and homelessness
01 February 2019
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