Housing benefit cut for under-25s still being discussed - IDS

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Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Local Government

Despite being left out of chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement, it appears the Government is still thinking about cutting the automatic right for under-25s to claim housing benefit. Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith said in Parliament this week that there is still a discussion and debate going on in Government but that "more work is required". The Liberal Democrats have said they would oppose any such move. Mr Duncan Smith said: "In June, the Prime Minister instigated a deb...

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