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Standing Committee A

Welfare Reform Bill

Danny Alexander
Mr David Laws


Clause 28, page 24, line 42, at end add—

    130H  Limitation

      Regulations to which this section applies may not remain in force after January 2010.’.

Danny Alexander
Mr David Laws


Clause 28, page 22, line 36, at end insert—

    130A  Evaluation report

      ( ) Regulations may provide that where a relevant local authority has paid housing benefit subject to restrictions under section 130B an evaluation shall be provided to the Secretary of State by that authority relating to such matters as may be prescribed.’.

Danny Alexander
Mr David Laws


Clause 33, page 28, line 26, at end insert—

    122G  Supply by rent officers of information to claimants

      (1) The Secretary of State may by regulation make provision about the obligation of a rent officer to provide information to claimants of housing benefit.

      (2) The Secretary of State may impose on a rent officer obligations with respect to making available to claimants of housing benefit information about the basis of calculation of levels of housing benefit.

      (3) Regulations under subsection (1) may require the production of information or documents used in calculating local levels of housing benefit.’.

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