- Draft legislation
This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 No. 3040
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department for Work and Pensions
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