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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Housing Allowance: Care Leavers more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to implement the recommendation in the Social Security Advisory Committee’s report Young People Living Independently, published in May, to extend the exemption for care leavers from the Shared Accommodation Rate of Local Housing Allowance until they reach age 25. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans at present to implement the recommendation in the Social Security Advisory Committee’s report “Young People Living Independently” to extend the exemption for care leavers from the Shared Accommodation Rate until age 25. We will, however, keep this under review as the current lack of data means we are unable to be clear about the size of the problem. We continue to work with the Department for Education to develop the evidence base and consider evidence from stakeholders on the impact that the shared accommodation has on care leavers.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2011 the Government has provided around £1 billion in Discretionary Housing Payment funding to local authorities to help support vulnerable people, including care leavers, mitigate rent shortfalls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T13:50:06.42Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T13:50:06.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this