Housing Benefit: Kingston upon Hull:Written question - 190452

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Asked by Nic Dakin
(Scunthorpe)
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Asked on: 12 November 2018
Department for Work and Pensions
Housing Benefit: Kingston upon Hull
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 5 November 2018 to Question 907432 on Housing Benefit, how much discretionary housing payment was (a) awarded to and (b) spent by Kingston-upon-Hull City Council in each of the last three years.
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Answered by: Justin Tomlinson
Answered on: 15 November 2018

The table below shows the amount awarded to and spent by Kingston-upon-Hull City Council in Discretionary Housing Payments in the last 3 financial years:

Year

Awarded

Spent

2015/16

£681,189

£682,190

2016/17

£791,440

£1,072,779

2017/18

£1,026,126

£1,253,507

Figures on the amount of Discretionary Housing Payments awarded to and spent by Local Authorities are available:


https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/discretionary-housing-payments-statistics

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