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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Access to Work Programme more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will amend the access to work scheme to enable deaf people to employ a full-time salaried support worker. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 198733 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>The Access to Work programme currently allows for support to be organised in this way if it offers the most cost effective and practical solution and there is clear customer need for that level of support. We are taking a close look at the Access to Work programme over the next three months, focussing on how we can assist the largest number of disabled paople in work. We will incude in that process a consideration of how best to address the needs of customers requiring support for a large number of hours each week on an on-going basis.</p><p> </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 2014-06-11T16:50:29.2828316Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-11T16:50:29.2828316Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 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 classified as disabled left work as a result of their disability; and how many such people entered new work in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197252 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available. We do not hold information on the reason for an individual leaving employment, therefore we are unable to ascertain how many disabled people left employment as a result of their disability.</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 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of those classified disabled were seeking work in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197250 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is within the table below.</p><p> </p><p>The number of working age disabled people seeking work in each of the last four years in Great Britain[1]<sup>,[2]</sup>:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total seeking work</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Unemployed</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Inactive - Seeking work but currently unavailable</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p><strong>435,000</strong></p></td><td><p>381,000</p></td><td><p>53,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p><strong>442,000</strong></p></td><td><p>389,000</p></td><td><p>52,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p><strong>473,000</strong></p></td><td><p>415,000</p></td><td><p>58,000</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Estimates for 2013 onwards should not be compared directly with earlier years, due to a change in definitions[3]</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p><strong>379,000</strong></p></td><td><p>333,000</p></td><td><p>46,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>[1] Source: Labour Force Survey (four-quarterly averages for each calendar year).</p><p>[2] Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand. Totals may not sum due to rounding.</p><p>[3] Changes in 2013 to the wording of the disability questions within the survey questionnaire and a move to only reporting those who are disabled within the core definition of the Equality Act, have led to a step change in the levels of reported disability and their composition (e.g. numbers in employment). Therefore, estimates of disability from the Labour Force Survey for 2013 onwards should not be compared directly with earlier years.</p>
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 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 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 he has taken to ensure that unemployed people who volunteer for the Help to Work Scheme do not do the same work as offenders on community service orders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197780 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>These are two entirely different schemes and we would expect the requirements of placements for offenders to be very different. The welfare to work companies we have contracted to provide Community Work Placements are experienced at delivering different programmes across different areas of Government.</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 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 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 average extra costs are incurred by disabled people as a result of their disability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197251 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>We do not hold current information on the extra costs incurred by disabled people as a result of their disability.</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 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Work Programme more like this
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, what steps his Department takes to promote the use of IT facilities in public libraries by participants in the Work Programme for job search and preparation; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 205781 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Work Programme providers have flexibility to innovate and to design support that addresses the needs of individuals and the local labour market, rather than having to follow one size fits all processes. It is at the discretion of providers whether they choose to advise individuals to use any particular public facilities.</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 2014-07-22T15:22:46.8986792Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T15:22:46.8986792Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Access to Work Programme more like this
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 people have received Access to Work support in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 905821 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p>35,400 individuals were helped through Access to Work in the 2013/14 financial year.</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 2014-11-03T17:26:49.2389745Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:26:49.2389745Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Driving: Licensing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, who the decision maker is in the case of a DLA review; and what the assessment process is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 212004 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p>A Case Manager, the term for a DWP DLA decision maker, will conduct the review. In conducting the review, DLA Case Managers are instructed, through training and guidance, to ensure they have all the necessary information before making their decision. They will consider the evidence held and/or received, sending out for more evidence as appropriate, and only then make their decision.</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 2014-11-03T17:47:22.4547717Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:47:22.4547717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Employment: Hearing Impairment more like this
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, what guidance his Department issues on the funding and allocation of support for deaf people in work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 207823 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Access to Work provides practical and financial support with the additional costs faced by individuals whose health or disability affects the way they do their job. The support provided is tailored to individuals needs and can include travel to work, support workers, and specialist aids and equipment. Access to Work does not replace the duty an employer has under the Equality Act to make reasonable adjustments. Instead it provides support that is over and above that which is a reasonable adjustment. Access to Work can pay for communication support workers and British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreters where these are required to enable deaf people to work.</p><p>Access to Work is delivered by Jobcentre Plus in accordance with Department for Work and Pensions Access to Work guidance. The amount of help an individual may receive from Access to Work depends on their individual needs and personal circumstances. The award will also vary depending on how long they have been employed, what support they need, the size of the employer and whether they are self-employed.</p><p>The Department does not provide alternative financial support for communication for deaf people who are in work.</p><p>Where necessary, the Department can provide British Sign Language Interpreters and in some cases other non-spoken language interpreters to enable deaf people to communicate with our staff and to participate in job interviews. Where it is appropriate and where they are able to do so, deaf people and people with hearing impairments can utilise lip reading in face to face communications. The Department also provides induction loops and textphones. Our staff can also communicate by e-mail or through a representative, with the claimant’s permission.</p>
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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207838 more like this
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207913 more like this
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less than 2014-09-09T13:59:55.5757823Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-09T13:59:55.5757823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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 Employment: Hearing Impairment more like this
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, what communication support his Department provides for deaf people who are (a) in work or (b) actively seeking work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 207839 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Access to Work provides practical and financial support with the additional costs faced by individuals whose health or disability affects the way they do their job. The support provided is tailored to individuals needs and can include travel to work, support workers, and specialist aids and equipment. Access to Work does not replace the duty an employer has under the Equality Act to make reasonable adjustments. Instead it provides support that is over and above that which is a reasonable adjustment. Access to Work can pay for communication support workers and British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreters where these are required to enable deaf people to work.</p><p>Access to Work is delivered by Jobcentre Plus in accordance with Department for Work and Pensions Access to Work guidance. The amount of help an individual may receive from Access to Work depends on their individual needs and personal circumstances. The award will also vary depending on how long they have been employed, what support they need, the size of the employer and whether they are self-employed.</p><p>The Department does not provide alternative financial support for communication for deaf people who are in work.</p><p>Where necessary, the Department can provide British Sign Language Interpreters and in some cases other non-spoken language interpreters to enable deaf people to communicate with our staff and to participate in job interviews. Where it is appropriate and where they are able to do so, deaf people and people with hearing impairments can utilise lip reading in face to face communications. The Department also provides induction loops and textphones. Our staff can also communicate by e-mail or through a representative, with the claimant’s permission.</p>
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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207823 more like this
207838 more like this
207913 more like this
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less than 2014-09-09T13:59:55.8101536Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-09T13:59:55.8101536Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this