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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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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 Veterans: Employment 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, if she will conduct an assessment of the potential merits of (a) Job Centre and (b) Department for Work and Pensions staff collecting information on veterans on employment record systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 5089 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>DWP Ministers and officials regularly meet with organisations representing members of the armed forces community, including veterans. Many of the veterans’ organisations work directly with the Jobcentre network to offer a range of specialist advice and help to veterans and family members who are in receipt of benefits. Those leaving the services are able to receive support to secure employment in a number of ways, including through the Career Transition Partnership (CTP). (The CTP can provide resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities.) DWP also gives veterans early voluntary entry to the Health and Work Programme if they wish.</p><p> </p><p>Veterans generally do well in securing employment once they have left the forces. Working age UK Armed Forces veterans residing in Great Britain were as likely to be employed (79% for both groups) as the comparable non-veteran population. <em>(Source - Annual Population Survey: UK Armed Forces veterans residing in Great Britain 2017.)</em> And 84% of the 2017/18 UK regular service leavers who used CTP services and reported their employment outcomes were employed within six months of leaving the Service. <em>(Source: Career Transition Partnership Annual Statistic: UK Regular Service personnel Employment 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2019.) </em></p><p> </p><p>DWP has traditionally collected some information on claims from veterans through our Labour Market System. As veterans claiming benefits increasingly receive Universal Credit rather than legacy benefits, we are looking to see what opportunities might be available to better identify and record veterans to help ensure they get the appropriate tailored help and support they need.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 5090 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T15:41:53.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T15:41:53.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1156247
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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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 Veterans: Unemployment 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, what discussions she has had with veterans' organisations on recent trends in the rate of unemployed veterans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 5090 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>DWP Ministers and officials regularly meet with organisations representing members of the armed forces community, including veterans. Many of the veterans’ organisations work directly with the Jobcentre network to offer a range of specialist advice and help to veterans and family members who are in receipt of benefits. Those leaving the services are able to receive support to secure employment in a number of ways, including through the Career Transition Partnership (CTP). (The CTP can provide resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities.) DWP also gives veterans early voluntary entry to the Health and Work Programme if they wish.</p><p> </p><p>Veterans generally do well in securing employment once they have left the forces. Working age UK Armed Forces veterans residing in Great Britain were as likely to be employed (79% for both groups) as the comparable non-veteran population. <em>(Source - Annual Population Survey: UK Armed Forces veterans residing in Great Britain 2017.)</em> And 84% of the 2017/18 UK regular service leavers who used CTP services and reported their employment outcomes were employed within six months of leaving the Service. <em>(Source: Career Transition Partnership Annual Statistic: UK Regular Service personnel Employment 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2019.) </em></p><p> </p><p>DWP has traditionally collected some information on claims from veterans through our Labour Market System. As veterans claiming benefits increasingly receive Universal Credit rather than legacy benefits, we are looking to see what opportunities might be available to better identify and record veterans to help ensure they get the appropriate tailored help and support they need.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 5089 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T15:41:53.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T15:41:53.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1150054
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more 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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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 remove filter
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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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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
1141268
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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 Social Security Benefits 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, what assessment she has made of reports that people who are paid on the last day of the month are incorrectly showing on the HMRC database as having been paid on the first working day of the month on the ability of her Department to correctly assess an individual’s entitlement to benefits; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 281024 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>Universal Credit takes earnings into account in a way that is fair and transparent. The amount of Universal Credit paid reflects, as closely as possible, the actual circumstances of a household during each monthly assessment period, including any earnings reported by the employer during the assessment period, regardless of when they were paid, or which month they relate to.</p><p>Assessment periods allow for Universal Credit awards to be adjusted on a monthly basis, ensuring that if claimants’ incomes fall, they do not have to wait several months for a rise in their Universal Credit award.</p><p>Claimants can discuss queries about how fluctuating income effects Universal Credit with their case managers and work coaches, who can also signpost to services appropriate to individual circumstances.</p><p>The Department has been working closely with HMRC since Universal Credit went live to support and inform employers who report earnings to emphasise the importance of timely reporting via the Real Time Information (RTI) system.</p><p>HMRC have updated their guidance to reiterate to employers the importance of reporting accurate dates and the impact on payment cycles; the Financial Secretary to the Treasury is also working closely with HMRC and employers to do this.</p>
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 2019-09-03T14:24:24.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:24:24.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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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 Pension Credit: Dementia 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 who are eligible for but do not claim pension credit live with dementia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 279142 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Official statistics on the take-up of income related benefits at Great Britain level, including Pension Credit, can be found in the ‘Income-related benefits: estimates of take-up in 2016 to 2017’ publication.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/income-related-benefits-estimates-of-take-up-financial-year-2016-to-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/income-related-benefits-estimates-of-take-up-financial-year-2016-to-2017</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested on the number of people who are eligible for pension credit but do not claim and live with dementia is not available.</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 2019-07-23T11:25:22.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:25:22.16Z
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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
1136542
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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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 Silicosis more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what data her Department holds on the proportion of (a) construction workers and (b) the general population with silicosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 272923 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Statistics are not available for the proportion of construction workers and the general population that currently have silicosis. However, statistics are available for numbers of annual new cases of silicosis assessed for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB).</p><p> </p><p>Silicosis, along with coal workers pneumoconiosis and asbestosis are the most common forms of pneumoconiosis, which is a prescribed disease within the IIDB scheme. Pneumoconiosis cases not specifically identified as asbestosis or coal workers’ pneumoconiosis are mainly silicosis and the annual numbers of such cases newly assessed for IIDB over the last ten years are shown in the table below. Of these annual cases, those associated with the construction industry are also shown.</p><p> </p><p>The number of silicosis cases within the IIDB scheme is likely to be lower than the true incidence of this disease. This is because IIDB does not compensate anyone who is self-employed, and not all affected individuals apply to the scheme.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Annual new cases of pneumoconiosis not recorded as asbestosis or coal workers’ pneumoconiosis assessed for IIDB, 2008-2017</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>All cases</strong></p></td><td><p>85</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>45</p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Cases associated with construction</strong></p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>130</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Note: values have been rounded to the nearest 5 to meet disclosure rules.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
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 2019-07-12T13:34:33.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T13:34:33.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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 Lung Diseases: Occupational Health 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, whether occupational health nurses take the occupational history of their client into account when assessing people who are showing signs of lung disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 272926 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>As part of performing a competent occupational health assessment, the occupational history should be taken from the worker. Any relevant aspects of the occupational history should then be considered when formulating an opinion from an occupational health perspective in respect of that worker. As an example, the information considered when performing health surveillance of workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica can be found here: <a href="http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/healthsurveillance.htm" target="_blank">www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/healthsurveillance.htm</a>.</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 2019-07-12T13:40:06.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T13:40:06.3Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1135215
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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 Pension Credit 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, how much funding the Government allocated to charities that work with older people to support them in promoting the take-up of pension credit in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 270400 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that older people receive the support they are entitled to. We work with a wide range of stakeholders, including charities to ensure that accurate information about benefits including Pension Credit is available in the places where people are most likely to go to seek information.</p><p> </p><p>The DWP knows that one of the best ways to reach eligible customers is through trusted stakeholder organisations working in the community and that is why we have developed and resourced the Pension Credit toolkit, as an on-line tool for agencies and welfare rights organisations to use in order to encourage Pension Credit take-up. It can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-credit-toolkit" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-credit-toolkit</a></p><p> </p><p>The toolkit contains resources for anyone working with pensioners and includes guides to Pension Credit. It also contains publicity material and guidance designed to help older people understand how they could get Pension Credit and help organisations support someone applying for Pension Credit as well as ideas for encouraging take-up. The toolkit also provides links to information about disability and carers benefits.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Stakeholders and potential customers alike can use the Pension Credit calculator at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/pension-credit-calculator" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/pension-credit-calculator</a> to check if they are likely to be eligible and get an estimate of what they may receive.</p><p> </p><p>Most recently we have provided to relevant stakeholders a fact sheet about Pension Credit and the changes introduced on 15 May for mixed age couples to ensure they are able to communicate the most up-to-date information to potential claimants.</p><p> </p><p>DWP staff in Pension Centres and Jobcentres including visiting officers are able to provide help and advice about entitlement to benefits, as are staff in Local Authorities who administer Housing Benefit.</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 2019-07-03T14:07:54.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T14:07:54.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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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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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
1133303
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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 Employment: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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, what recent steps she has taken to support people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in the workplace. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 266886 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Access to Work offers practical and financial support with the additional costs faced by individuals whose health or disability affects the way they do their job, including people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).</p><p>Although we do not disaggregate data for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in the Access to Work statistics, last year we published ‘Access to Work: Qualitative research with applicants, employers and delivery staff’, which included a case study for an applicant with ME. The individual in question returned to employment in a call centre role after 10 years off due to ill-health. Through Access to Work, they received a suitable chair and keyboard, which greatly reduced the joint pain they had been experiencing and enabled them to stay in the new role.</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 2019-06-24T12:34:41.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:34:41.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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 Employment: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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, what steps she is taking to ensure that job centre staff are aware of the effect of myalgic encephalomyelitis on an individual's ability to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 266887 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department is committed to ensuring all claimants have access to the right tailored support when they need it. Work Coaches are trained to adjust conditionality to reflect individual circumstances, particularly those with caring responsibilities or health conditions.</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 2019-06-24T12:43:15.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:43:15.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this