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HOUSING BENEFIT AND LONDON HOMELESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 718: tabled on 13 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is shocked at the reports from Shelter that 57,000 children in London have no permanent accommodation; notes that the housing benefit cap and rising private rents, together with the loss of benefits for young people is creating a housing disaster in London; and calls on the Government to lift the benefit cap, restore housing benefit to young people and bring forward legislation to control private sector rents.