Dear Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council,
Please supply me with the following information you hold on record.
1) The total number of people with a current claim for Housing Benefit, or the Housing Costs element of Universal Credit, in Calderdale.
2) A breakdown of those claims from a detailing:
a) What number of those claimants are single parents;
b) Of those claimants who are single parents, the separate percentages of those claimants who are male versus those who are female;
c) A breakdown for each sex detailing how many people of each sex are subject to an under occupancy charge aka The Bedroom Tax;
3) In respect to Housing Benefit claims, what measures do CMBC take to ensure that its policies do not breach discrimination laws? Please provide all documents pertaining to CMBC's policies, procedures or any other information held which detail these steps.
We look forward to your response.
Calderdale Against Corruption
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Please find attached our response in respect to your recent Freedom of
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