Skip to main content

Armed Forces: Housing

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many armed forces personnel are eligible for the key worker discount; and how many used the discount in each of the last five years. (148346)

All armed forces personnel stationed in London, the East and South East of England, with a household income of less than £60,000, are eligible to be considered for the key worker living (KWL) programme. The scheme was only extended to include Service personnel in September 2006, and the first two beneficiaries have moved into their new homes. Other applicants are at various stages in the process.