HC Deb 29 June 1995 vol 262 c773W
Mr. Duncan Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will announce the proposed changes to the housing benefit regulations; and if he will make a statement. [31822]

Mr. Roger Evans

The Housing Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1995 are today being laid before the House. The changes will come into force on 2 January 1996, allowing local authorities time to make the necessary arrangements for implementation.