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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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
unstar 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, with reference to his letter of 20 March 2014, what the evidential basis is for his statement that allowing people receiving employment and support allowance to do some work within a specified 52 week period is the best way of encouraging a move towards work of 16 hours or more a week. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torbay more like this
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Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
star this property uin 194563 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The permitted work rules in Employment and Support Allowance are based on those which applied to Incapacity Benefit. This approach was supported by evidence contained in DWP Research Report 268 “Final outcome from Permitted Work Rules”.</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 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
46651
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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
unstar 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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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, why Remploy Employment Services is now called Remploy; and whether his Department will continue to fund employment services provided by Remploy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
star this property uin 194877 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 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Remploy has formally always existed as a single company, Remploy Ltd. Remploy Ltd managed the operation of its business through two different arms: Remploy Enterprise Businesses, the factories, and Remploy Employment Services. Following the completion of Remploy's commercial process to exit its factory businesses it has decided that there is no longer a need to differentiate between the businesses, and it is now using Remploy only, as previously.</p><p> </p><p>The Department agrees Remploy funding and performance targets, including Work Choice job outcome targets, on an annual basis. Remploy's performance targets for 2013-14 were published on 31 October 2013, Official Report, column 60WS, by written ministerial statement confirming publication of Remploy annual report and accounts 2013. Remploy performance targets and funding for 2014-15 will be published alongside the 2014 accounts later this year.</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 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4003
unstar this property label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
47372
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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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
unstar 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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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, which suppliers his Department has contracted for the delivery of his Sorting Out Separation Web Application; and how much was awarded under each contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 195621 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Current contracts</p><p> </p><p>Memset Ltd to provide Hosting services. The amount awarded was £10,990.83 (ex VAT) - contract expires 1st September 2014</p><p> </p><p>Lightmaker UK Ltd to provide Maintenance and Development services. The amount awarded was £97,500 (ex VAT) - contract expires 31 July 2014.</p><p> </p><p>Expired contracts</p><p> </p><p>Centre for Separated Families to develop logic for a Self Diagnostic Tool and the contract amount awarded was £19,630 (ex VAT) - contract expired 5th July 2013</p><p> </p><p>Lightmaker UK Ltd to provide interactive content services and the amount awarded was £99,625 (ex VAT) - contract expired 15th January 2013</p><p> </p><p>Bullet Ltd to provide Syndication/Promotion services and the amount awarded was £99,160 (ex VAT) - contract expired 31 October 2013</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
43874
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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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
unstar 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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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, which organisations for deaf people his Department consulted before the Access to Work guidance on support workers was amended. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 192591 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p>There have been no recent amendments to Access to Work guidance on support workers. </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 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller more like this
46154
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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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
unstar 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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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, which companies have entered into contracts to deliver community work placements in each region and country of the UK. 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 194506 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 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The procurement exercise is still in progress. As a consequence, at this stage the information requested is not yet available and therefore cannot be disclosed.</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 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
46646
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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
unstar 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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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, which categories of people defined as vulnerable in relation to facilitating housing benefit payments direct to landlords under universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne East more like this
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Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
star this property uin 194891 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p>We do not want to label categories of claimants as financially incapable. The guidance for alternative payment arrangements, published last year, lists a number of elements which should be considered. These factors are assessed on a case-by-case basis to inform a decision as to whether an alternative payment arrangement is needed and if so for what period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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523
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
46385
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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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
unstar 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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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, whether the performance of the Pensions Regulator is assessed in relation to trends in (a) take-up of workplace pensions and (b) anticipated retirement income from current workplace pension accounts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Mr Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 194630 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Pensions Regulator pursues five main objectives as set out in section 5 of the Pensions Act 2004. These objectives include the protection of benefits to the members of work-based pensions schemes. The Pensions Regulator's key performance indicators are designed to operate in support of its statutory objectives.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
46650
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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
unstar 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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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, whether people classed as homeless will be defined as vulnerable under the proposed mechanism within universal credit to pay housing benefit directly to landlords. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne East more like this
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Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
star this property uin 194860 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We do not want to automatically label any claimant as financially incapable. Alternative payment arrangements (including payments to landlords) are assessed on their individual merits. The nature of the accommodation status of a claimant is one of a number of factors to be considered when assessing the necessity for an alternative payment arrangement, and this is set out in the operating guidance we published in February last year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nicholas Brown more like this
43272
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-14more like thismore than 2014-03-14
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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
unstar 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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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, whether members of the Carrington Wire Pension Fund are able to access the Pension Protection Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 192207 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 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Carrington Wire Defined Benefit Pension Scheme entered a Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment period in February 2013.</p><p> </p><p>During a PPF assessment period the PPF establishes whether the scheme can afford to secure benefits which are at least equal to the compensation that the PPF would pay. The scheme will transfer to the PPF unless it has sufficient assets to pay benefits greater or equal to PPF compensation levels or it is rescued, for instance, by another employer taking responsibility for it.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
46623
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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
unstar 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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department's proposed Help and Support for Separated Families co-ordinated telephone network is in place; and what processes his Department has put in place to monitor and evaluate its effectiveness in promoting collaborative parenting in the interests of children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 195021 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The HSSF initiative has funded four organisations which provide telephone support for separating and separated families so that their agents can be trained in delivering appropriate messages about the benefits of collaborative parenting. These organisations are: Relate; Family Lives; the National Youth Advocacy Service; and Wikivorce.</p><p> </p><p>Representatives from all participating organisations have received tailored training and they are now cascading that training to their agents. We expect full roll-out by the end of April 2014.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently considering a variety of evaluation approaches, including call listening, ‘mystery shopping' exercises and a satisfaction survey.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this