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star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thismore than 2016-11-07
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing Benefit: Lancashire more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of households in (1) the County of Lancashire, and (2) the Borough of Pendle, that will experience reductions in their housing benefit as a result of the new cap introduced on 7 November; and what will be the total estimated annual reduction in each area. more like this
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Lord Greaves more like this
star this property uin HL3023 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
star this property answer text <p>It is estimated that around 1,700 households in the County of Lancashire and 100 households in the Borough of Pendle will be affected by the lower benefit cap in 2016/17.</p><p> </p><p>The annual benefit reduction from the lower cap is estimated to be around £3,900,000 in the County of Lancashire and £200,000 in the Borough of Pendle in 2016/17 if the cap was in place for the full financial year, however actual savings will be much lower in view of the lower cap only applying to the latter part of the year.</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><ol><li>Estimates assume no behavioural responses - any behavioural responses to the lower cap, such as claimants moving into employment, would cause the number of households affected to reduce.</li><li>The number of capped households has been rounded to the nearest 100 households</li><li>Annual benefit reduction has been rounded to the nearest £100,000 per year.</li><li>Modelling for this assessment was conducted using administrative records held by the Department for Work and Pensions containing amounts of benefit paid (including Child Benefit, as paid by HM Revenue and Customs) and indicators of receipt of Working Tax Credit and exemption benefits such as Disability Living Allowance. This enables the separation of households into those excluded from the cap, and those which will be subject to it and by how much. The administrative records relate to November 2015, but have been adjusted to reflect the future benefit regime.</li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p>The benefit cap will be lowered from 7th November from £26,000 to £20,000, except in London where it will be lowered to £23,000 (a lower cap applies to single adult households). To help ensure Local Authorities are able to protect the most vulnerable Housing Benefit claimants and to support households adjusting to our welfare reforms, the Government will provide £870m funding for Discretionary Housing Payments over the next 5 years from 2016/17.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-11-18T14:17:30.417Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-18T14:17:30.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Greaves more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Self-employed more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason self-employed individuals are not eligible for injuries disablement benefit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 167283 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) is payable to employed earners who suffer disablement because of an industrial accident or through contracting a prescribed disease as a result of their work. The underlying principle has always been that benefit should be payable to workers employed under a contract of service.</p><p> </p><p>When the Scheme was devised it was accepted that there would be practical difficulties in including self-employed people because the scheme relies on employers to provide evidence that an accident or exposure took place at work. Alongside this practical issue, when the scheme was devised it was decided that self-employed people should do so knowing that it is their responsibility to arrange insurance to cover themselves for financial loss in the event of an industrial injury.</p><p> </p><p>However, if a self-employed person has contracted Diffuse Mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos in the United Kingdom they can still claim a lump sum payment from the 2008 Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme.</p><p> </p><p>The government continually reviews the Scheme to ensure that resources are targeted in the most appropriate way and that the scheme remains relevant in the light of changes in the modern world of work, however there are no plans to change the current position regarding self-employed workers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T16:13:47.913Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T16:13:47.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the taper that is applied to wages is not applied to pensions in relation to universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187333 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The taper is the rate at which Universal Credit is reduced to take account of earnings. It is specifically for in work claimants and linked to earnings to incentivise work, and those in work to earn more. Universal Credit has a single taper of 63 per cent so payments reduce in a transparent and predictable way as earnings increase. Universal Credit is a means tested benefit, and income other than earnings, such as pensions, is taken fully into account in the assessment of Universal Credit. This is consistent with how legacy means tested benefits such as Employment and Support Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support treat pension income. Therefore it would not be consistent to extend the earnings taper to pensions income and doing so would also undermine the incentives to work for people of working age.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of claimants of personal independence payment with Postural Tachyacardia Syndrome (a) did not receive an award after their first assessment and (b) received an award at tribunal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 196298 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>In relation to part (a), statistics on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) first assessment outcomes at disability level are not readily available and have not previously been published as Official Statistics. We are producing the statistics requested and issuing them in an Official Statistics release on 11<sup>th</sup> December 2018 in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to part (b), since PIP was introduced, 40 people with a primary disabling condition of tachycardia who were disallowed PIP after their initial assessment went on to receive an award at tribunal. The figures in (b) have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p>Overall, since PIP was introduced 3.5m decisions have been made up to June 2018, of these 9% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned.</p><p> </p><p>Appeals, data is based on primary disabling condition as recorded on the PIP computer systems. Claimants may often have multiple disabling conditions upon which the decision is based but only the primary condition is shown in these statistics. The lowest level of detail available in this data allows us to identify claimants with a primary disabling condition of tachycardia, but not Postural Tachycardia Syndrome.</p><p> </p><p>The appeals may include decisions which are changed at mandatory reconsideration, and where the claimant continues to appeal for a higher PIP award, are then changed again at tribunal appeal.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T17:30:49.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T17:30:49.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Mental Illness more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of universal credit with a diagnosis of anxiety (a) did not receive an award after their initial assessment and (b) received an award after tribunal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 183360 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>This information is not readily available and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>There is some information on Universal Credit appeals and overturn rates in the Tribunals and Gender Recognition Statistics published by the Ministry of Justice, however this does not include segmentation by nature of diagnosis.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:17:43.52Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:17:43.52Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Equality more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff and (b) members of the public; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 64454 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-28more like thismore than 2017-02-28
star this property answer text <p>As an employer DWP are committed to equality and valuing diversity in our workforce. DWP policies, guidance and procedures continually raise awareness to assure that any new policies or policy changes do not discriminate unfairly against claimants/customers, employees or external partners under the protected characteristics outlined in the Equality Act 2010.</p><p>The Equality Act 2010 is embedded into DWP processes and policies, however, the information requested is not collated centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-02-28T17:27:44.653Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-28T17:27:44.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Jobcentres: Glasgow more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of the eight Glasgow jobcentres earmarked for closure will be subject to public consultation; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 56765 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
star this property answer text <p>There are three Jobcentres that are subject to public consultation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2016-12-13T16:56:44.993Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-13T16:56:44.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Depressive Illnesses more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people claimants of universal credit with a diagnosis of depression (a) not receive an award after their initial assessment and (b) received an award after tribunal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 182264 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-25more like thismore than 2018-10-25
star this property answer text <p>This information is not readily available and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-10-25T15:31:55.34Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-25T15:31:55.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Refugees more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many resettled refugee families arriving in the UK since 2015 under the (a) Vulnerable Person’s Resettlement Scheme, (b) Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme and (c) Gateway Protection Programme are subject to the benefit cap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 211734 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold this data on our administration system for capped households under Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T13:13:39.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T13:13:39.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many staff by grade and full-time equivalence are currently employed by his Department in dealing with policy on benefit sanctioning. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torbay more like this
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Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
star this property uin 204233 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:33:35.4910338Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:33:35.4910338Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Sanders more like this