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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S4W-18675
Asked by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 3 December 2013

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many children in Scotland have been adversely impacted by the so-called bedroom tax.

Current status: Answered by Margaret Burgess on 13 December 2013


Answer

The latest statistics released by the Department for Work and Pensions show that as at August 2013, 12,090 households with children had their benefits reduced as a result of the removal of the spare room subsidy or so-called bedroom tax.