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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Energy Supply 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, with reference to the Answer of 2 October 2019 to Question 290333 on Department for Work and Pensions: Energy Supply and to the Answer of 1 October 2019 to Question 290324 on Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Supply, if she will introduce the same policy as the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and switch to an electricity provider that supplies electricity solely from renewable resources within the next 12 months; and for what reason her Department has not already ensured its electricity is supplied solely from renewable resources. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 1006 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department is mandated by the Cabinet Office to use electricity agreements negotiated by the Crown Commercial Service for Central Government Organisations and therefore cannot set terms such as the use of renewable sources independently.</p><p> </p><p>To the Department’s knowledge Crown Commercial Service have no plans to create agreements to provide renewable resources only.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T15:37:12.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:37:12.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1150054
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Bus Services: Concessions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, what recent assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a reduced rate bus pass for women born in the 1950s who have had their state pension age changed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 1112 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Concessionary travel is a devolved policy area, so the administrative arrangements in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland differ from one other. All local authorities in England have the power to introduce local concessions, including the extension of concessionary travel to those who are yet to reach the qualifying age.</p><p> </p><p>The age of eligibility for concessionary travel in England has been rising in line with the changes to the state pension age. Equalising the age difference between men and women addresses the current position of non-disabled citizens of working age receiving free bus passes. This in turn will help the financial sustainability of the scheme, which currently costs around £1 billion annually</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T13:30:24.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T13:30:24.78Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1150100
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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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25259
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, whether she has made an estimate of the cost to the public purse of reversing the roll-out of universal credit and returning to the previous system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent South more like this
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Jack Brereton more like this
star this property uin 1124 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>Universal Credit (UC) is a £2bn infrastructure project. This will deliver £8bn worth of economic growth. A whole new benefit system is likely to require a similar level of investment as UC.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T11:39:06.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:39:06.837Z
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4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4643
unstar this property label Biography information for Jack Brereton more like this
1150146
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Guardianship and Parents: Anxiety and Depressive Illnesses more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, what estimate she has made of the proportion of children who live in households in receipt of benefits who have one or more (a) parent and (b) guardian with a diagnosis of depression or anxiety. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 902 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T13:38:15.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T13:38:15.5Z
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4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
star this property tabling member
534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1150147
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Health more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, with reference to the Answer of 13 September 2018 to Question 171307, what steps her Department takes to monitor the personal wellbeing of claimants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 903 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The services provided by the Department are designed to make a positive difference to citizen’s life circumstances, through helping more people into work, simplifying the benefits systems, providing support to disabled people and providing security in later life.</p><p> </p><p>DWP has over 100m transactions with customers each year. We do not record well-being measures against each of these transactions, however our case managers are trained to take action in the case of customers discussing suicide or self-harm, alongside being able to signpost customers to additional support such as bereavement assistance where appropriate.</p><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 2019-10-22T13:14:42.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:14:42.03Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1150156
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Health more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, whether her Department uses Office for National Statistics estimates of personal well-being in formulating policy; and what policies her Department has introduced to improve personal well-being in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 910 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 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Wellbeing indicators are used to inform DWP policy. For example, within the programme of work and health trials being delivered by the joint DWP/DHSC Work and Health Unit, ONS measures of wellbeing are being collected alongside health and employment outcomes to inform future policy development. Within the data pack that informed the 2016 Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, the relationship between employment status and wellbeing was considered.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, specific DWP initiatives are designed to help promote citizen wellbeing. For example, in 2019, the Department launched the `Mid-life MOTs’ online portal to encourage more active planning in the key areas of work, wellbeing and finances.</p><p> </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 2019-10-23T14:19:54.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T14:19:54.24Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1150174
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Unemployment: Hearing Impairment more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, what steps her Department is taking to tackle high levels of unemployment among the deaf community. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
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Sir John Hayes more like this
star this property uin 880 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>The DWP has a range of programmes to help disabled people, including deaf people. </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>These include:</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><ul><li><strong> The Work and Heath Programme (WHP), which is working with local providers to offer co-ordinated support to those with multiple employment barriers. It will help 275,000 people over 5 years, including 220,000 disabled people.</strong></li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p><ul><li><strong> Intensive Personalised Employment Support Programme (IPES): The Intensive Personalised Employment Support Programme will launch before the end of 2019. It will provide highly personalised packages of employment support for disabled people with complex and multiple barriers to work, who are at least a year away from moving into work without the support on the programme.</strong></li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p><ul><li><strong> Through the Disability Confident scheme, we are working with employers to change attitudes and create employment opportunities by enabling businesses to recruit and retain disabled people in their workplace. There are already over 13,600 employers signed up to Disability Confident scheme, and their number continues to grow.</strong></li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p><ul><li><strong> Access to Work offers eligible disabled people a grant of up to £59,200 per year to fund support above the level of reasonable adjustments, to ensure that their health condition or disability does not hold them back in the workplace. </strong><strong>People who are deaf and hard of hearing are the largest group of users of Access to Work, and in 2018/19 Access to Work grants totalled £129m, of which £45.8m was in respect of this group.</strong></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><strong> Jobcentre Plus: Our Jobcentres offer tailored support from Work Coaches and Disability Employment Advisers, backed by the Personal Support Package which is a 4 year, £330 million package of employment support targeted at claimants with disabilities and health conditions.</strong></li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p>
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 2019-10-21T16:55:16.43Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:55:16.43Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
1150195
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Money and Pensions Service more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 7 October 2019 to Question 292823, whether the budget for the Money and Pensions Service in 2019-20 is 125.6 million; and what comparative assessment he has made of that budget with the combined budget for the Money Advice Service, the Pensions Advisory Service and Pension Wise in each of the five years up to and including 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 862 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The 2019-20 budget for the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is £125.6m.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Item</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial Services Levy</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>General Pensions Levy</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Money Guidance</strong></p></td><td><p>£25.9m</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Debt Advice</strong></p></td><td><p>£55.8m</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Pension Wise</strong></p></td><td><p>£31.2m</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Dashboard</strong></p></td><td><p>£4.7m</p></td><td><p>£2.3m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Pension Guidance</strong></p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£5.7m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>117.6m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£8.0m</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The budgets for the three legacy organisations (the Money Advice Service, the Pensions Advisory Service and Pension Wise) in each of the five years up to and including 2018-19 were previously provided in the Answer on 7 October 2019 to Question 292822.</p><p>Since Money and Pensions Service has been constituted with different statutory functions to the legacy organisations no direct comparison can be made between the budget for Money and Pensions Service and those for the previous services.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T13:57:04.453Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T13:57:04.453Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1149220
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Local Housing Allowance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, if she will make an estimate of the cost to the public purse of restoring Local Housing Allowance rates to the 30th percentile. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
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Stephen Crabb more like this
star this property uin 456 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>We estimate the cost would be about £800 million in 2020/21, excluding any changes in behaviour by tenants and landlords.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T13:04:40.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:04:40.97Z
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4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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1554
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this
1149237
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Disability more like this
unstar 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, when she will publish the terms of reference of her Department's new Serious Case Panel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Battersea more like this
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Marsha De Cordova more like this
star this property uin 655 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Terms of Reference for the Serious Case Panel have not yet been finalised. When they are a copy will be placed in the House of Commons library.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-10-21T16:04:57.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:04:57.183Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marsha De Cordova more like this