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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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, with reference to the letter dated 5 March 2014 from the Minister of State for Pensions to the hon. Member for Cardiff South and Penarth, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to make national insurance credits available for past periods for service spouses; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 197415 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 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Subject to Royal Assent of the Pensions Bill a duty will be placed on the Secretary of State to make regulations to allow service spouses and civil partners, due to reach State Pension age from 6 April 2016, to apply for National Insurance credits for periods during which they accompanied their husband, wife or civil partner on a posting outside the UK. The regulations will make provision to allow credits for periods between 1975/76 and 2010.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with the Ministry of Defence on the finer details of the scheme including the manner in which applications will need to be made and the precise date when the administrative arrangements will be in place.</p><p> </p><p>We estimate that up to 20,000 individuals could have a higher single-tier pension from these credits as some individuals may, at state pension age, already have sufficient qualifying years to gain a full single-tier pension.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 197416 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
49248
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
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, with reference to the letter dated 5 March 2014 from the Minister of State for Pensions to the hon. Member for Cardiff South and Penarth, what estimate he has made of the number of service spouses who will be affected by his plans to bring forward legislative proposals to make national insurance credits available for past periods for service spouses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 197416 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 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Subject to Royal Assent of the Pensions Bill a duty will be placed on the Secretary of State to make regulations to allow service spouses and civil partners, due to reach State Pension age from 6 April 2016, to apply for National Insurance credits for periods during which they accompanied their husband, wife or civil partner on a posting outside the UK. The regulations will make provision to allow credits for periods between 1975/76 and 2010.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with the Ministry of Defence on the finer details of the scheme including the manner in which applications will need to be made and the precise date when the administrative arrangements will be in place.</p><p> </p><p>We estimate that up to 20,000 individuals could have a higher single-tier pension from these credits as some individuals may, at state pension age, already have sufficient qualifying years to gain a full single-tier pension.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 197415 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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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, with reference to the Impact Assessment for the extension of the Shared Accommodation Rate to 25-34 year-olds, how many claimants were affected; and what assessment she has made of the effect of that extension on the average weekly income since January 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westminster North more like this
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Ms Karen Buck more like this
star this property uin 243318 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 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The number of households aged 25-34 who are entitled to the Shared Accommodation Rate is available on Stat-Xplore from January 2013 onwards.</p><p> </p><p>An independent evaluation of the 2011/12 Local Housing Allowance reforms including the changes to the Shared Accommodation Rate was published in 2014 - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-housing-allowance-monitoring-the-impact-of-changes" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-housing-allowance-monitoring-the-impact-of-changes</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T12:13:52.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T12:13:52.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Karen Buck more like this
48891
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
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, with reference to paragraph 1.197 of the Autumn Statement 2013, what the expected cost to the public purse will be of the basic skills pilot; how many people will benefit from that pilot; what its start and end dates will be; and if he will make a statement. 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 196918 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 2014-05-01more like thismore than 2014-05-01
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The 18-21 Skills for Work pilots will be funded from within the Department's budget settlement as agreed at Autumn Statement 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Under the pilot, young people making a claim to JSA between the ages of 18 and 21 years will be screened for English and Maths below level 2. Those identified as having a skill need will be referred on a mandatory basis to Maths or English training.</p><p> </p><p>It is projected 10,000 JSA claimants will be referred to learning. The pilot will start in late Autumn 2014 and last up to nine months.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Stephen Timms more like this
47372
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore 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
49745
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
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 have received how much funding from his Department aimed at supporting access to short breaks and respite provision for children, young people and their families experiencing all types of disadvantage in each of the last five financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
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Paul Maynard more like this
star this property uin 197824 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 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department has no schemes of this nature.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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3926
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
47373
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 five companies were used most often to provide temporary workers for his Department in the last financial year; and how much in agency fees was paid to each of them. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
star this property uin 195565 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>In the last financial year 2013-14 DWP used the services of Capita Resourcing Limited and Capita Business Services to provide temporary workers. The amounts paid in agency fees were as follows:</p><p> </p><p>Capita Resourcing Limited £9,517,163<strong> </strong></p><p>Capita Business Services £1,108,082</p><p> </p><p>Both Capita Resourcing Ltd and Capita Business Services provided a managed service to DWP to provide interim personnel and specialist contractors. The figures represent the total fee paid to Capita including the fees paid by Capita to the 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 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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422
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
48701
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
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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
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which Minister in his Department has responsibility for assessing the effect of his Department's policies on the welfare of children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol East more like this
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Kerry McCarthy more like this
star this property uin 196502 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 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Each of the Department's Ministers is responsible for assessing the effect of their policies on the welfare of children.</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 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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1491
unstar this property label Biography information for Kerry McCarthy more like this
47388
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 10 consultancy firms were paid the most by his Department in the last financial year; and how much each of those firms was paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
star this property uin 195587 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The top 10 consultancy firms by spend in 2013/2014 were:</p><p> </p><p>PriceWaterhouse Coopers £2,964,276</p><p>KPMG £2,573,186</p><p>WS Atkins PLC £2,155,486</p><p>Capgemini PLC £1,520,975</p><p>Ernst &amp; Young £1,195,116</p><p>Deloitte MCS Ltd £836,116</p><p>Methods Consulting Ltd £35,400</p><p>Compass Management Consulting Ltd £31,250</p><p>British Telecom PLC £27,250</p><p>Experian Group Ltd £12,500</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 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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422
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
47726
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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
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 contract for the introduction of personal independence payment included targets for the (a) proportion of assessments to be conducted face to face and (b) average length of time for each assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 195883 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department has not set Personal Independence Payment assessment providers targets for the proportion of assessments to be conducted face to face and the average length of time for each assessment.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Personal Independence Payment started from April 2013 and although limited data has started to feed through we need to wait until the Department has quality assured meaningful figures for publication. The Department is working to guidelines set by the UK Statistics Authority to ensure we are able to publish statistics that meet high quality standards at the earliest opportunity. We intend to publish official statistics on PIP from spring 2014 in line with our publication strategy.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 195884 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this