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100266
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Work and Pensions 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 Experience 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, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209803, how many of the people undertaking work experience have since entered paid employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211299 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Research with claimants published earlier this year shows that 36 per cent of work experience participants were in employment at the time of interview, and 42 per cent had at least been in employment at some point (even if they were not at the time of the interview).</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/284017/rr865-youth-contract-customer-experiences.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/284017/rr865-youth-contract-customer-experiences.pdf</a></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 2014-10-24T12:40:48.9595497Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:40:48.9595497Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100522
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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 Social Security Benefits: Foreign Nationals 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 estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of paying in-work benefits to non-UK citizens from (a) other EU countries and (b) the rest of the world in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
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Mr Christopher Chope more like this
star this property uin 211618 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-20more like thismore than 2014-11-20
star this property answer text <p>While the Government checks the immigration status of benefit claimants to ensure the benefit is paid properly and to prevent fraud, traditionally that information has not been collected as part of the payment administrative systems.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Government is looking at ways to reform the current administrative system under Universal Credit so that it will systematically record nationality and immigration status of migrants who make a claim.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made a radical series of changes over the last year to restrict the access by non-UK citizens from the European Economic Area to UK benefits and tax credits. This is in order to protect the UK’s benefit system and discourage people who have no established connection with the UK from moving here, unless they have a job or a genuine prospect of work, or have savings to support themselves until they do.</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 2014-11-20T17:39:50.127Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-20T17:39:50.127Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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24559
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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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this
100526
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance Sanctions Independent Review 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, for what reasons the terms of reference for Matthew Oakley's review of jobseeker's allowance sanctions omitted sanctions for employment and support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Yardley more like this
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John Hemming more like this
star this property uin 211634 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013, required the Secretary of State to appoint an independent person to prepare a report on the operation of sanctions validated by the legislation. The terms of reference reflect this requirement.</p><p>However, the Government Response to the Oakley Review goes wider than the terms of reference. For example, we are reviewing all claimant communications and sanctions processes, not only for those Jobseekers Allowance claimants who come under the remit of the Report, but all JSA claimants and also all Employment Support Allowance claimants.</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 2014-10-29T14:49:03.8815563Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T14:49:03.8815563Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for John Hemming more like this
100529
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification 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 claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK who have disputed the sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years have had their sanction overturned after they were reconsidered or successful appeals were made. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211522 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></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
star this property grouped question UIN
211523 more like this
211524 more like this
211525 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.815201Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.815201Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
100530
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification 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 claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK who have disputed the sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years have had their sanction overturned following appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211523 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></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
star this property grouped question UIN
211522 more like this
211524 more like this
211525 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.910373Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.910373Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
100531
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification 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 claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK have received a sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211524 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></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
star this property grouped question UIN
211522 more like this
211523 more like this
211525 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.9729353Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.9729353Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
100535
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's 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, how many people were refused income-based jobseekers' allowance in 2013-14 as a result of their having more than £16,000 in personal savings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211596 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not readily available and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</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 2014-10-27T15:07:26.3927875Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T15:07:26.3927875Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100537
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification 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 claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK who have disputed the sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years have had their sanction overturned after they were reconsidered. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211525 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></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
star this property grouped question UIN
211522 more like this
211523 more like this
211524 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:04.0784112Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:04.0784112Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
100544
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answering body
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 and Support Allowance: Barnsley 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 employment and support allowance claimants in (a) the support group, (b) the work-related activity group and (c) overall in Barnsley local authority area will be affected by the social sector under-occupancy penalty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Michael Dugher more like this
star this property uin 211450 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>The information requested is not available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</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 2014-10-29T16:03:17.3122376Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:03:17.3122376Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Dugher more like this
100764
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 New Enterprise Allowance 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 (a) qualifications and (b) experience are required to be an adviser on the New Enterprise Allowance programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211720 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The sourcing for suitable volunteer mentors is the responsibility of New Enterprise Allowance providers. Providers must ensure that mentors have the right skills and experience to provide business mentoring and support the participants into self-employment.</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 2014-10-28T15:51:02.1742325Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:51:02.1742325Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100769
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 New Enterprise Allowance 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 mentors are working to assist the delivery of the New Enterprise Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211718 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T11:48:33.7385744Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T11:48:33.7385744Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100771
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance 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 he will make it his policy to waive the habitual residency test for jobseeker's allowance claimants when the claimant has lived abroad because of a parent being posted as a memember of the armed forces; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
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Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
star this property uin 211684 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>It has always been the case that any UK national who has left the country for an extended period must satisfy the habitual residence test.</p><p> </p><p>We are aware of concerns raised about the impact on returning UK nationals and are in the process of amending regulations to exempt from the three month residence requirement, members of the armed forces who have been posted abroad, Crown servants who have been posted abroad and others who had paid certain types of UK national insurance contributions during their absence abroad.</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 2014-10-28T16:57:36.45122Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:57:36.45122Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
253
star this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
100772
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 Housing Benefit: Ayrshire 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 households in East Ayrshire are currently subject to housing benefit being capped as a result of the benefit cap introduced in April 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 211770 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The latest official benefit cap statistics, available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/benefit-cap-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/benefit-cap-statistics</a>, show that in East Ayrshire as at May 2014, there were 16 households subject to the cap.</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 2014-10-28T12:00:01.4751886Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T12:00:01.4751886Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
100773
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 Housing Benefit: Ayrshire 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 households in East Ayrshire had had housing benefit capped since the introduction of the benefit cap at the latest date for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 211769 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The latest official benefit cap statistics, available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/benefit-cap-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/benefit-cap-statistics</a>, show that in East Ayrshire between April 2013 and May 2014, a total of 36 households have been capped.</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 2014-10-28T11:56:10.2541428Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T11:56:10.2541428Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
4011
star this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
100774
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 recommendations the Work Programme Building Best Practice Group has made to help the over 50s back to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211781 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We will be publishing the Work Programme Building Best Practice Group report, and the department’s response to the recommendations made later on this autumn.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-28T11:28:06.835543Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T11:28:06.835543Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100834
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 Social Security Benefits: Veterans more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 veterans have claimed benefits in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 211794 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p>This information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-29T16:12:32.8837651Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:12:32.8837651Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
100835
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answering body
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 and Support Allowance: Ashfield more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 employment and support allowance claimants in (a) the support group, (b) the work-related activity group and (c) overall in Ashfield local authority area will be affected by the social sector under-occupancy penalty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 211839 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p><strong> </strong></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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-28T17:00:01.1180825Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:00:01.1180825Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
100918
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answering body
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 Social Security Benefits more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 October 2014 to Question 210464, what metrics are used to track and manage timeliness of payments within the benefits system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211860 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Department uses a broad range of Management Information to monitor processing of benefit claims including, for example, the percentage of claims processed within defined timescales and the average time for claims to be processed, with different metrics being used for different benefits. Further information on activities to manage timeliness of payments, and some examples of the metrics used for specific benefits, is available via the Departmental Improvement Plan and the Annual Report and Accounts, both of which are publicly accessible via the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DIP <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-departmental-improvement-plan-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-departmental-improvement-plan-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Accounts <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/323953/dwp-annual-report-accounts-2013-2014.PDF" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/323953/dwp-annual-report-accounts-2013-2014.PDF</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-29T16:22:00.8674035Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:22:00.8674035Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
100921
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answering body
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 Social Security Benefits more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 he is taking to reduce delays in benefit payments; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 211859 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>DWP has made a number of operational improvements in benefit processes across each working age benefit, supporting both speed of clearance performance and overall customer experience. There are no delays in benefit payments, working age benefits are currently being paid on time.</p><p><strong> </strong></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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-29T16:26:55.3123483Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:26:55.3123483Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
101221
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answering body
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: Males more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, pursuant to the Answer of 1 September 2014 to Question 206874, if his Department will make an assessment of the effectiveness of Men's Sheds movement on (a) increasing confidence and volunteering, (b) reducing isolation and mental ill health and (c) improving job readiness for the unemployed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 212116 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The “Men’s Sheds movement”, which began in Australia, aims to improve the health and wellbeing of men through providing inclusive environments where members can share tools, resources, skills and engage in personal and community projects. The Department has no plans to carry out any formal assessment of the effectiveness of the Men’s Sheds movement.</p><p><strong> </strong></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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T16:48:48.6047972Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T16:48:48.6047972Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
534
star this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
101238
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answering body
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 Unemployment Benefits: East of England more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 people have made at least one claim for out-of-work benefits in (a) Bury St. Edmunds constituency, (b) Suffolk and (c) the East of England since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr David Ruffley more like this
star this property uin 211956 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available and could only be provided at disproportionate costs.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T13:09:03.1125982Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T13:09:03.1125982Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
133
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Ruffley more like this
101239
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answering body
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 Services: Suffolk more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 are being taken in (a) Bury St Edmunds constituency and (b) Suffolk to support older jobseekers in using online recruitment processes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr David Ruffley more like this
star this property uin 211957 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Bury St Edmunds Jobcentre and all Suffolk Jobcentres provide public computers with internet access for jobseekers to use. Staff are available to offer individual coaching and to support jobseekers completing online applications.</p><p> </p><p>Several partner organisations including New Careers Service and F1 Training support jobseekers through online job applications and up skill them to be self-sufficient in online recruitment processes. FiftyON East and TCHC also offer this support specifically for older jobseekers.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T13:16:29.8288564Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T13:16:29.8288564Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
133
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Ruffley more like this
101508
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answering body
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 Jobseeker's Allowance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, pursuant to the Answer of 28 October 2014 to Question 211684, whether the planned exemption from the three month residency test for people claiming jobseeker's allowance will apply to the family members of people posted abroad while serving in the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
star this property uin 212350 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Currently, family members of HM forces, Crown servants and other types of posted worker are required to satisfy the three month residence requirement before they can claim Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) unless they personally fall within the scope of the exemption, for example, by having paid Class 1 or Class 2 National Insurance Contributions. Partners of members of the armed forces are however credited with UK National Insurance contributions and can also benefit from an easement to the first contribution condition for contributory JSA or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). This can help secure an entitlement to these benefits should either be required upon any return to the UK.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T16:44:46.6712656Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T16:44:46.6712656Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
253
star this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
101509
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answering body
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 Children: Poverty more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 he will make an estimate of the potential effect on child poverty of a freeze on (a) tax credits and (b) child benefit in 2016-17 and 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 212373 more like this
star this property answer
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Under this Government, the number of children in relative poverty has fallen by 300,000.</p><p> </p><p>This Government has no plans to freeze (a) tax credits or (b) child benefit.</p><p> </p><p>As such, there are currently no plans to provide estimates of the potential effects on child poverty of a freeze to any of these benefits. Such assessments would only be provided in reference to Government policy.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-04T15:55:29.430964Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T15:55:29.430964Z
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property previous answer version
25881
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
101511
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions