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star this property date less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of working people in receipt of top up benefits are resident in (a) Ashfield constituency, (b) in each region of the UK and (c) in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
unstar this property uin 184954 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The numbers of in work families receiving tax credits are in table 1.1 of the Child and Working Tax Credits statistics: finalised annual awards - 2016 to 2017 published by HMRC can be accessed at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720570/Main_publication_-_final_tables.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720570/Main_publication_-_final_tables.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>Geographical breakdowns including constituency level figures are available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720739/Main_geographical_-_final_tables.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720739/Main_geographical_-_final_tables.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>Universal Credit and Housing Benefit statistics for Great Britain are regularly published and the latest statistics for September 2018 and May 2018 respectively can be accessed 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/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a></p><p> </p><p>The information available for the number of employed individuals that are in receipt of Income Support, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance in May 2018 in geographical areas of Great Britain can be found in the following table.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-12-10T18:17:56.583Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T18:17:56.583Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property file name People Table 184954.docx more like this
star this property title Working people in receipt of IS, JSA or ESA more like this
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82637
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
819100
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star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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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 remove filter
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 her Department is taking to explain to applicants at jobcentres the difference between (a) contribution-based and (b) income-based jobseekers allowance and employment and support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
unstar this property uin 121777 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department has recently re-launched instructions to all staff, including those who work in jobcentres, to help them support customers in determining which benefits they are able to claim. This includes information about contributory benefits.</p><p> </p><p>There are many sources of advice and information available about this issue for claimants. The Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseeker’s Allowance pages on Gov.UK include information about contributory based benefits. The content of these pages has recently been reviewed and improved and can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/jobseekers-allowance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/jobseekers-allowance</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-01-17T17:32:56.053Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T17:32:56.053Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
818766
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star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 remove filter
star 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 applications were made for a short term benefit advance in the most recent 12 months for which data is available; and how many of those applications were (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 121530 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-18more like thismore than 2018-01-18
star this property answer text <p>The most recently available data on Short Term Benefit Advances (STBA) is shown in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>January 2016 - December 2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>STBA Applications Received by the Department</p></td><td><p>197,514</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>STBA Awarded to individual national insurance numbers</p></td><td><p>98,633</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data covers the period January 16 to December 16. Data after this date is not currently available.</p><p> </p><p>Data is also not available for unsuccessful applications and the difference between ‘received’ and ‘awarded’ applications in the table above does not equate to unsuccessful applications. This is because there are a large proportion of applications in which the primary benefit is paid, which negates the need for a STBA.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p><p>Only Working Age Benefits (i.e. Employment and Support Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support) are included in the above information for STBA applications as the number of applications received for State Pension Credit and Carer’s Allowance is not available.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Source:</strong></p><p><strong>STBA Applications Received </strong>- Management Information System Programme (MISP). This collation is based on clerical counts submitted by the each Centre and is Internal MI which has been agreed for use in publications of Parliamentary questions and Freedom of Information requests.</p><p> </p><p><strong>STBA Awarded</strong> - Benefit Expenditure Business Information system</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-01-18T12:52:41.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-18T12:52:41.22Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
818764
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star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 remove filter
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, if he will permit dedicated representatives to submit applications for short term benefit advances on behalf of claimants who are awaiting their first payment of jobseeker's allowance or employment and support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 121528 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 2018-01-19more like thismore than 2018-01-19
star this property answer text <p>Whilst the application for the Short Term Benefit Advance must come from the claimant or their appointee, the Department acknowledges that representatives and key workers can be very helpful, both in supporting the individual, and by offering advice to staff on recognising support needs and how this impacts on the individual’s ability to access the Department’s benefits and services. Once the claimant has confirmed that they are willing to let the third party speak on their behalf, the Department will accept information from the third party.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-01-19T10:47:50.78Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-19T10:47:50.78Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
818765
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star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claims for (a) jobseeker's allowance and (b) employment and support allowance were processed and paid within five days of a claim being made in the most recent 12 months for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 121529 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The information requested for claims processing times is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>The Department does not hold information on how many claims were paid within five days of a claim being made as this will vary for each claim, depending on factors such as a claimant’s circumstances and frequency of payment.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Claims Processed in 5 working days</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)</p></td><td><p>263,610</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Employment &amp; Support Allowance (ESA)</p></td><td><p>388,030</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Notes: </strong></p><p>The period the data covers is from 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017.</p><p>All volumes are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>The data provided relates to the initial ESA assessment phase prior to the Work Capability Assessment.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Source:</strong></p><p>Management Information System Programme (MISP). MISP is a Departmental performance management, data capture and reporting tool. This type of internal management information does not form part of the official statistics outputs that are released by the Department in accordance with the UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-01-24T10:44:53.25Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-24T10:44:53.25Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-19more like thismore than 2018-01-19
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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
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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 assessment she has made of the potential merits of using meaningful activity instead of work as an outcome measure for people receiving welfare payments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
unstar this property uin 123885 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 2018-01-26more like thismore than 2018-01-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made such an assessment, as meaningful activities are different for each individual. We work in partnership with our claimants to ensure that their programme of work-related activity is tailored to, and agreed with, the claimant to provide the best possible outcome in each case.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-01-26T14:01:42.87Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-26T14:01:42.87Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
830585
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star this property date less than 2018-01-25more like thismore than 2018-01-25
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of errors in benefit payments resulting from claimants moving from one job centre catchment area to another, particularly when one jobcentre operates universal credit and the other does not. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
unstar this property uin 125113 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Full guidance is made available to all DWP staff on what action is required when a claimant moves to a different area. To assist with this process, claimants are made aware of what steps they need to take to ensure that there are no delays in their payments. Work coaches and colleagues in service centres work hard to ensure that any errors made are kept to a minimum and rectified promptly.</p><p> </p><p>If a claimant moves out of a postcode area where Universal Credit Full Service is delivered into a postcode area where it is not, their Universal Credit Full Service claim will remain open.</p><p> </p><p>Their previous office would retain ownership of their records and, in collaboration with the new site, work with the claimant to move them closer to or into work. The claim would then transfer fully when the new office the claimant is now attending begins to deliver Universal Credit Full Service.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 125116 more like this
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less than 2018-01-31T16:28:38.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T16:28:38.46Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4672
star this property label Biography information for Ged Killen more like this
834784
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star this property date less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
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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
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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, how many and what proportion of new claims for jobseeker's allowance and employment and support allowance were processed within five days in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 126206 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-09more like thismore than 2018-02-09
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is set out in the table below. As the Department’s performance measure is to process claims to JSA and ESA within 10 working days, this information is also included.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td></tr><tr><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td></tr><tr><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td><td><p /></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br /></p><p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>Claims Processed in 5 working days</p></td><td><p>Total Claims Processed</p></td><td><p>% of Claims Processed in 5 working days</p></td><td><p>Claims Processed in 10 working days</p></td><td><p>% of Claims Processed in 10 working days</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)</p></td><td><p>263,610</p></td><td><p>934,860</p></td><td><p>28.2%</p></td><td><p>824,680</p></td><td><p>88.21%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Employment &amp; Support Allowance (ESA)</p></td><td><p>388,030</p></td><td><p>691,930</p></td><td><p>56.1%</p></td><td><p>588,280</p></td><td><p>85.02%</p></td></tr></tbody></table></p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes: </strong></p><p>The period the data covers is from 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017.</p><p>All volumes are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>The data provided relates to the initial Employment and Support Allowance assessment phase prior to the Work Capability Assessment.</p><p><strong>Source: </strong></p><p>Management Information System Programme (MISP). MISP is a Departmental performance management, data capture and reporting tool. This type of internal management information does not form part of the official statistics outputs that are released by the Department in accordance with the UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-02-09T11:23:12.577Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-09T11:23:12.577Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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478
star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
904660
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star this property date less than 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
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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 Social Security Benefits remove filter
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether guidance is provided to departmental staff and contractors on communicating to claimants how they can establish a source of income during the mandatory reconsideration of their benefit claim; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 144199 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Guidance is provided to staff to enable them to advise claimants on the options available during the mandatory reconsideration process. This includes signposting claimants to Gov.uk to check eligibility for alternative benefits. DWP also issues decision letters to claimants which include information on the options available to them during the mandatory reconsideration process, dependant on benefit. As DWP has responsibility for the mandatory reconsideration process, contractors will refer claimants to DWP to discuss benefit entitlement and options available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-05-21T13:50:47.443Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-21T13:50:47.443Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
923461
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star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to collect information on the cost of (a) sanctioning claimants and (b) monitoring claimants compliance with benefits conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Alison Thewliss more like this
unstar this property uin 153345 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 2018-06-18more like thismore than 2018-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not currently available. Sanctions form part of the overall conditionality regime costs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma remove filter
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less than 2018-06-18T16:28:41.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-18T16:28:41.39Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this