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Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008

Volume 479: debated on Monday 29 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he plans to publish the Social Security Advisory Committee's report on the proposals contained in the Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008 relating to the backdating period for pension credit, housing benefit and council tax benefit claimants; and if he will make a statement. (223662)

[holding answer 15 September 2008]: The Social Security Advisory Committee's report on the proposals contained in the Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008 and the Secretary of State's response to the report were published as a Command Paper on 15 September 2008 and laid in Parliament, along with the Regulations, on that date.