Welsh Affairs Committee - Second Report
The impact of changes to housing benefit in Wales

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 8 October 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Under-occupancy

3 Direct payment of housing benefit under Universal Credit

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Monday 11 March 2013: John Puzey, Director, Shelter Cymru, Fran Targett, Director, Citizens Advice Cymru, and Alicja Zalesinska, Director, Tai Pawb; Jonathan Isaby, Political Director, The TaxPayers’ Alliance

Monday 15 April 2013: Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Tamsin Stirling, Special Adviser, and Karl Thomas, Head of Welfare Reform (Housing) and Rent Officers Wales, Welsh Government, Naomi Alleyne, Director, Equalities and Social Justice, and Sue Finch, Housing Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Tuesday 16 April 2013: Nick Bennett, Group Chief Executive, Community Housing Cymru, Shayne Hembrow, Deputy Chief Executive, Wales and West Housing, Antonia Forte, Chief Executive, Cynon Taf Community Housing Group, and Duncan Forbes, Chief Executive, Bron Afon Community Housing Group; Richard Lambert, Chief Executive and Lee Cecil, Wales Representative, National Landlords Association, and Douglas Haig, Director for Wales, Residential Landlords Association

Tuesday 14 May 2013: Lord Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform, Geoff Scammell, Head of Housing Strategy and Martin King, Assistant Private Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions

Written evidence

Additional written evidence

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