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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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 recent assessment her Department has made of the level of foodbank use in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 240070 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions has not made an assessment of the levels of foodbank use in Scotland.</p><p>The welfare system provides a strong safety net for those who need it, spending over £95 billion a year on welfare benefits for people of working age. This includes a well-established system of hardship payments, benefit advances and budgeting loans as an additional safeguard for those who need them.</p><p> </p><p>Jobcentre mangers have discretion to work with food banks in their local area; and we are exploring how to build on current good practice to make it as easy as possible for food banks to identify and refer back to the local Jobcentre any customers who may not be receiving the full formal support to which they are entitled</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 2019-04-08T15:57:42.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T15:57:42.14Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
star this property tabling member
4614
star this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
388731
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, if he will discuss levels of food bank use in Scotland with the Secretary of State for Scotland in order to assess the potential relationship between reductions in welfare provision and food bank usage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Margaret Ferrier more like this
star this property uin 6136 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
star this property answer text <p /> <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Secretary of State regularly meets with Ministerial colleagues to discuss a range of issues.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-07-15T14:15:54.377Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-15T14:15:54.377Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4386
star this property label Biography information for Margaret Ferrier more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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 estimate he has made of the effect of the measures in the Summer Budget 2015 on foodbank use in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 7750 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p /> <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The factors driving Food Bank use are many and complex – as the All Party Parliamentary Group report recognised. We know that work is the best route out of poverty, which is why we are introducing a living wage and bringing forward reforms to ensure work always pays.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T12:00:26.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T12:00:26.597Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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3966
star this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
1139713
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks: Scotland 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 Scotland, whether he plans to visit a food bank in August 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 278581 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>I currently have no plans to visit a food bank in my capacity as Secretary of State for Scotland in August 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T11:32:01.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T11:32:01.257Z
star this property answering member
4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
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4640
star this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1105561
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the Independent Food Aid Network report, published in March 2019, that found in Scotland between April 2017 and September 2018, more than double the number of food parcels were given out than previously estimated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 237731 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
star this property answer text <p>We welcome any research aimed at improving our understanding of the nature and extent of food bank use. We recognise the data limitations in this area and that is why the Department for Work and Pensions has been working with a number of food security experts, the Office for National Statistics and the Scottish Government to introduce a new set of food security questions into the Family Resources Survey (FRS) from April.</p><p> </p><p>In the short term we are exploring how we can build on current good practice to make it as easy as possible for food banks to identify and refer back to the local Jobcentre any customers who may, for a variety of reasons, not be receiving the full formal support to which they are entitled.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to a strong safety-net for those who need it; we spend over £95 billion a year on welfare benefits for people of working age including a well-established system of hardship payments, benefit advances and budgeting loans as an additional safeguard for those who need it.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T14:37:07.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T14:37:07.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4469
star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
226404
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, if he will estimate the number of people in Scotland subject to a benefit sanction who have used food banks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 227037 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Birmingham, Hall Green, Roger Godsiff, <em>Official Report,</em> 13 January 2014<em>,</em> column 448W.</p><p>The answer can be found at the following link (UINs 181451 &amp; 181511):</p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w</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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227034 more like this
227035 more like this
227036 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T14:33:06.043Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T14:33:06.043Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
595
star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
226405
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, if he will estimate the number of customers of his Department in Scotland who are using the services of food banks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 227035 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Birmingham, Hall Green, Roger Godsiff, <em>Official Report,</em> 13 January 2014<em>,</em> column 448W.</p><p>The answer can be found at the following link (UINs 181451 &amp; 181511):</p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w</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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227034 more like this
227036 more like this
227037 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.803Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
595
star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
226406
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, if he will estimate the number of customers of his Department in each Scottish city who are using the services of food banks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 227036 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Birmingham, Hall Green, Roger Godsiff, <em>Official Report,</em> 13 January 2014<em>,</em> column 448W.</p><p>The answer can be found at the following link (UINs 181451 &amp; 181511):</p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w</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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227034 more like this
227035 more like this
227037 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.92Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.92Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
595
star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks: Scotland 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, if he will estimate the number of people who have been signposted or referred to a food bank by each Jobcentre Plus office in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 227034 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Birmingham, Hall Green, Roger Godsiff, <em>Official Report,</em> 13 January 2014<em>,</em> column 448W.</p><p>The answer can be found at the following link (UINs 181451 &amp; 181511):</p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140113/text/140113w0004.htm#column_448w</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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227035 more like this
227036 more like this
227037 more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.707Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T14:33:05.707Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
595
star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks: Scotland 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 Scotland, whether he plans to visit a food bank in December 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 195616 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>I currently have no plans to visit a food bank in my capacity as Secretary of State for Scotland in December 2018.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mundell more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T11:12:08.377Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T11:12:08.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this