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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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: Appeals 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 universal credit appeals are awaiting allocation of a hearing date because her Department has not yet sent an appeal response to HMCTS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glenrothes more like this
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Peter Grant more like this
star this property uin 284154 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>When a customer appeals a DWP decision this is made directly to HMCTS, who will schedule a tribunal date. Any question on waiting times would need to be answered by the MoJ.</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 2019-09-09T16:47:43.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:47:43.143Z
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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 Peter Grant more like this
1145097
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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: Fraud 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 her oral contribution to the Work and Pensions Committee of 24 July 2019, how many of the 1,400 cases to have undergone interview under caution due to third-party universal credit fraud have been referred for prosecution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 287638 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</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 2019-09-09T16:39:36.523Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145098
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answering body
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: Fraud 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, how many third parties who have allegedly scammed people into making a universal credit claim have been identified and investigated; and how many of those third parties have been referred for prosecution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 287639 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation</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 2019-09-09T16:40:49.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:40:49.7Z
star this property answering member
4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145099
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answering body
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: Fraud 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, at what point during the universal credit claim process her Department checks claims for potentially fraudulent details. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 287640 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</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 2019-09-09T16:40:23.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:40:23.953Z
star this property answering member
4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145100
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answering body
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: Fraud 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 has taken to prevent third-party universal credit fraud. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 287641 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p /><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 2019-09-09T16:40:30.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:40:30.457Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145101
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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: Fraud 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 steps her Department is taking to prevent cases of third-party universal credit fraud taking place during managed migration. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 287642 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p /><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 2019-09-09T16:39:39.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:39:39.58Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145288
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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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 State Retirement Pensions: Females 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 women affected by the increase in state pension age for women born in the 1950s died before receiving their state pension. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
star this property uin 287927 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>It is not possible to answer the question as no government holds this information..</p><p> </p><p>Data on deaths by single year of age is published by the Office of National Statistics and is available at the link below:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/file?uri=/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/datasets/deathsregisteredinenglandandwalesseriesdrreferencetables/2018/referencetablesfinalv22.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/file?uri=/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/datasets/deathsregisteredinenglandandwalesseriesdrreferencetables/2018/referencetablesfinalv22.xlsx</a></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 2019-10-03T14:28:05.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:28:05.03Z
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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 Christian Matheson more like this
1145481
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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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 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, which provider supplies energy to his Department; how much CO2 was emitted through his Department’s energy consumption in the latest period for which figures are available; whether the criteria his Department uses to selecting an energy supplier includes how environmentally friendly the supplier is; and what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce CO2 emissions from its energy use. 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 290333 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The following companies supply the Department with energy:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Electricity – EDF and British Gas Business</li><li>Gas – Corona</li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p><p>For the 2019/20 year to date (up to and including July 2019), emissions are 17,967 Tonnes of CO2 equivalent , which is 58% below the 2009/10 baseline for the same period.</p><p> </p><p>All of the Departments energy supplies are taken from agreements put in place by the Crown Commercial Services as per the Cabinet Office mandate. These frameworks do not include environmental factors as part of their selection criterion.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of what recent steps the department has taken to reduce CO2:</p><p> </p><p>- Devising and implementing new design standards to refurbishments and lifecycle works;</p><p>- Implementing GBS BREEAM requirements for major refurbishments and new construction;</p><p>- Working with our Estates supply chain to identify operational savings eg; unnecessary heating and lighting during office closures.;</p><p>- Estate rationalisation.</p>
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 2019-10-02T14:40:56.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T14:40:56.853Z
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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
1145570
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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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 Universal Credit: Fraud 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 the legal basis is for her Department to ask claimants who are victims of third-party universal credit fraud to attend an interview under caution at a Jobcentre rather than provide a witness statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 290461 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The new process for advances and identification introduced on the 18 September 2019 mean that the level of UC advances fraud will be mitigated. Where an individual is a victim of fraud and received no money personally, no claim will be made against them. However, it is often not possible to ascertain the facts without an Interview Under Caution. The powers for an Interview Under Caution are under the Social Security Administration Act 1992, Part VI, governs this process and has been followed by successive governments of different political persuasions.</p><p> </p><p>DWP will ask, and allow the individual to have the opportunity to respond to any evidence in a voluntary Interview Under Caution.</p><p> </p><p>DWP follows the guidance laid down in the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996 and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (Code C 2014) to afford the claimant all appropriate protection in law.</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 2019-10-08T14:20:53.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:20:53.99Z
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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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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1145571
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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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 Universal Credit: Fraud 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 oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work of 8 July 2019, Official Report, Column 321, if she will provide details of the successful third-party universal credit fraud prosecution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 290462 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department is committed to the prevention, detection and investigation of benefit fraud. We take this issue very seriously and will continue to use appropriate penalties to deter this fraudulent behaviour.</p><p> </p><p>Turning to the specific case you reference, the defendant was convicted at a Magistrates court on 14 February 2019 for fraudulently obtaining £4,152.86 in Universal Credit Advances.</p><p> </p><p>This prosecution identified that the suspect had hijacked the identities of close family members in order to make fraudulent applications to Universal Credit, via the online application process, enabling fraudulent payments of Universal Credit and Universal Credit Advances.</p><p> </p><p>It was established that the defendant had also impersonated a friend and changed the payment destination of his friend’s Universal Credit payments.</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 2019-10-01T15:13:01.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:13:01.67Z
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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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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this