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star this property date less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent assisting people with the costs of (a) travel to interview and (b) clothing for interviews or to commence work in each year since 2005. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 201244 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 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested is only available from 2007. (a) The costs of assisting people travel to job interviews for each year from 2007 are:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>(b) Expenditure for equipment to assist people taking up work, including clothing, for each year from 2007 is in the table below. This expenditure also includes assistance with other equipment e.g. health and safety related workwear, work tools and equipment, bicycles and accessories, laptops and mobile phones.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Expenditure totals are not available solely for clothing and would incur disproportionate cost to identify separately.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-06-23T16:59:44.163more like thismore than 2014-06-23T16:59:44.163
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property file name UIN201244-tables.doc more like this
star this property title Tables for UIN201244 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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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 Social Security Benefits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) male and (b) female benefit claimants in (i) Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency, (ii) Scotland and (iii) the UK have been sanctioned in the last (A) six months and (B) 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
unstar this property uin 204521 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 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The available information as requested is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>Number of individuals with an adverse benefit sanction applied in Great Britain, Scotland and Kilmarnock and Loudoun Parliamentary Constituency:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>Kilmarnock and Loudoun</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Sanction applied July – December 2013</p></td><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>238,330</p></td><td><p>23,660</p></td><td><p>430</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>121,100</p></td><td><p>10,260</p></td><td><p>190</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Sanction applied January – December 2013</p></td><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>404,490</p></td><td><p>39,490</p></td><td><p>770</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>206,490</p></td><td><p>17,730</p></td><td><p>400</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: (JSA and ESA): DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate: Sanctions and Disallowance Decisions Statistics Database.</p><p>Source (IS): Income Support Computer System</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p>1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>2. The number of benefit sanctions applied is the number of sanction or disallowance referrals where the decision was found against the claimant for those in receipt of Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, or Income Support (Lone Parents).</p><p>3. Data is up to December 2013 which is the latest available.</p><p>4. Income Support Lone Parents receive a fixed sanction of 20% of the personal allowance rate of a single claimant [not aged less than 25] for each failure to attend/participate in a Work Focused Interview until 10 pence is left in payment. This sanction lasts until the individual attends and participates in a Work Focused Interview. In the case where there is more than one sanction in place the claimant need only attend/participate in one Work Focused Interview in order for all related sanctions to be removed from their benefit.</p><p>5. New sanctions rules came into force for JSA and ESA from 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012. The number of JSA sanctions applied for the new regime is the number of low, intermediate, and high level referrals where the decision was found against the claimant. Further information can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules</a></p><p>6. This information for JSA and ESA sanctions is published at:</p><p>7. <a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Information for Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Department for Social Development. Northern Ireland statistics can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/stats_and_research/benefit_publications.htm" target="_blank">http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/stats_and_research/benefit_publications.htm</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-07-15T16:38:57.2023939Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-15T16:38:57.2023939Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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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 Social Security Benefits remove filter
star 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 applications were made for short benefit advances in 2013-14; how many such applications were successful; what average amount was awarded to successful claimants; and what reason was given for the rejection of each unsuccessful application. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 208472 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The total volume of Short Term Benefit Advance (STBA) applications received from April 2013 to March 2014 was around 313k. This figure relates to JSA, ESA, IS and IB applications only. Of these applications, around 90k received an immediate payment of benefit. Of the remaining 223k, around 79k were successful in receiving a Short Term Benefit Advance with an average award of approximately £57.00.</p><p> </p><p>We do not keep data on the reasons for refusal of STBAs</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-09-11T13:08:33.0343622Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T13:08:33.0343622Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit claimants from (a) England, (b) London and (c) Bethnal Green and Bow constituency were sanctioned in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
unstar this property uin 204200 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The available information as requested is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>Number of individuals with an adverse benefit sanction applied by geography:</p><p>January to December 2013.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>520,740</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>89,080</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Parliamentary Constituency:</p><p>Bethnal Green and Bow</p></td><td><p>2,250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source (JSA and ESA): DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate: Sanctions and Disallowance Decisions Statistics Database.</p><p>Source (IS): Income Support Computer System</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p>1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>2. The number of benefit sanctions applied is the number of claimants with a sanction or disallowance referral where the decision was found against them for those in receipt of Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support for Lone Parents.</p><p>3. New sanctions rules came into force for JSA and ESA from 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012. The number of JSA sanctions applied for the new regime is the number of low, intermediate, and high level referrals where the decision was found against the claimant. Further information can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules</a></p><p>4. Income Support Lone Parents receive a fixed sanction of 20% of the personal allowance rate of a single claimant (not aged less than 25) for each failure to attend/participate in a Work Focused Interview until 10 pence is left in payment. This sanction lasts until the individual attends and participates in a Work Focused Interview. In the case where there is more than one sanction in place the claimant need only attend/participate in one Work Focused Interview in order for all related sanctions to be removed from their benefit.</p><p>5. This information for JSA and ESA sanctions is published at: <a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-07-10T15:03:41.9975222Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-10T15:03:41.9975222Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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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
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many new claims were paid in April 2014 for (a) jobseeker's allowance, (b) employment and support allowance, (c) income support, (d) housing benefit and (e) universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 203728 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Information on how many new claims were paid in April 2014 for (a) Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), (b) Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), (c) Income Support (IS), (d) Housing Benefit (HB) and (e) Universal Credit (UC) is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Statistics on the number of JSA claimants who started a new claim in April 2014 can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp" target="_blank">http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp</a></p><p> </p><p>Statistics on the number of ESA and IS claimants who started a new claim, by the number of previous claims on this benefit, up to and including November 2013 can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p><p> </p><p>Statistics covering the period March 2014 to May 2014 are due to be published on 12 November 2014</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Statistics on the number of Universal Credit (UC) claimants who started a new claim up to and including March 2014 can be found at:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/universal-credit-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/universal-credit-statistics</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Statistics for April 2014 are due to be published on 16 July 2014</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T15:48:17.3945414Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T15:48:17.3945414Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are claiming (a) disability living allowance and (b) personal independence payment following an adverse effect to a medical procedure. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Livingston more like this
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Graeme Morrice more like this
unstar this property uin 200656 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>No data on causation of a health condition or disability are collected for disability living allowance or personal independence payment.</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 2014-06-23T14:53:40.3036627Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-23T14:53:40.3036627Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Graeme Morrice more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on correspondence with recipients of (a) jobseeker's allowance and (b) employment and support allowance in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 200145 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 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T10:47:14.4410861Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T10:47:14.4410861Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2014, Official Report, column 180W, on social security benefits, if he will conduct an estimate of the saving to the public purse generated by the reduction of (a) employment and support allowance and (b) incapacity benefit for individuals in receipt of a pension income of more than £85 per week in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
unstar this property uin 207081 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-05more like thismore than 2014-09-05
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>We have no plans to undertake such an estimate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-09-05T10:22:22.1053549Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-05T10:22:22.1053549Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2014 to Question 207337, when his Department's statisticians last assessed whether statistics on mandatory reconsideration meet the standards set out in the UK Statistics Authority's code of practice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
unstar this property uin 211322 more like this
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star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>DWP statisticians are currently working to collate and quality assure data on Mandatory Reconsideration. The Department has committed to publishing statistics as soon as Departmental statisticians judge that the data meets the standards set out in the UK Statistics Authority’s Codes of Practice. The aim is to release an initial set of official statistics on Mandatory Reconsideration by the end of 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T17:11:27.8789541Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:11:27.8789541Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-04more like thismore than 2014-09-04
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the current level of the benefit cap; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
unstar this property uin 208147 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the Written Answer given by the Minister for Employment which was provided to the Hon. Member for North West Leicestershire (Andrew Brigden) on 1 September 2014, Official Report, column 41W.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-09-09T14:38:34.8237589Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-09T14:38:34.8237589Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this