Poll finds opposition to housing benefit cut for under-25s

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Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Universal Credit

More than half (57%) of people surveyed who had an opinion are opposed to proposals by ministers to end housing benefit for most under 25-year-olds, a new poll has found. The YouGov survey commissioned by single homelessness charity Crisis also showed that nearly three quarters (74%) of those who have an opinion agree with the principle that “people under 25 are adults who should have the same rights and responsibilities as other adults, including accessing benefits if they hit hard times.&rd...

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