Iain Duncan Smith questioned by MPs about universal credit 9/12/2013

Project "now on track". £40 million written off. Delay in getting those with disabilities on to UC:

Labour's Teresa Pearce asks how the people in this group will continue to get their housing benefits.

Duncan Smith says the DWP will support that.

Q: But local councils were planning to close down their housing benefit payment divisions after 2017? They will have to keep a small operation going.

Yes, says Duncan Smith. The DWP will support that.


(HBinfo note: it was originally 2013 / 2014. No mention either of pensioner Housing costs…..)