SB 11-03 Housing Benefit Changes– Implications for Scotland

The UK Government’s proposed reforms to housing benefit, as announced in the Emergency Budget (June 2010) and Spending Review (October 2010), take place within the context of reducing public expenditure and wider welfare reform. This briefing provides an overview of the main changes proposed to housing benefit, and draws together information on the comment that has been made on the potential impact of the measures, particularly as they relate to Scotland.

Read SPICe Briefing: SB 11-03 Housing Benefit Changes– Implications for Scotland (737KB pdf)

Published 20 January 2011