Monitoring the Impact of Benefit Changes on Londoners

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1084
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Councillor Theo Blackwell wrote to you about the impact of Benefit changes to London Boroughs. He reports that of 3,384 households in Camden who were claiming Local Housing Allowance in April 2011 a year later 1,104 households were no longer on their rolls. Will the GLA track the number of housing benefit claimants to provide an evidence base for representations to Central Government about the impact benefit changes are having on Londoners?

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