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1002002
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation 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, whether there is provision in place to equalise universal credit entitlement when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 188012 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188013 more like this
188014 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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1002003
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation 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, what steps her Department takes to ensure that there is a fair division when recovering advance payments when a couple separate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 188013 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188012 more like this
188014 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
410
unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett remove filter
1002004
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation 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 her Department take steps to ensures that the remaining claimant of universal credit is not held fully responsible for unpaid advance payments when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 188014 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188012 more like this
188013 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
410
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997328
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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, to what extent the Behavioural Insights Team was involved in designing the technical infrastructure for universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 184879 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 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s Behavioural Insights Team has not been involved in designing the technical infrastructure for Universal Credit Full Service, as there is a specific user researcher team in DWP that takes care of this element.</p><p> </p><p>The design of the Universal Credit Full Service is based around user-centred design, which is an iterative design process in which designers focus on users of the service and their needs in each phase of the design process.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-11-06T16:21:38.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-06T16:21:38.72Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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410
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732915
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Procurement 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, how many contracts put out to tender by his Department were awarded to (a) charities and (b) social enterprises in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 1263 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 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The number of contracts awarded from 2010 to present/2017, to charities or social enterprise organisations, by DWP totals 67.</p><p>31 were awarded to charities and 36 to social enterprise. The breakdown for years in question from 2010 is laid out in the draft below;</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Contract Dates</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Charities</strong></p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Social Enterprise</strong></p></td><td><p>16</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:31:12.587Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:31:12.587Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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749518
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Redundancy 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, how many staff have left or agreed settlements to leave his Department under (a) voluntary exit, (b) voluntary redundancy and (c) compulsory redundancy since 1 November 2016; and how much compensation was paid in those cases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 3369 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 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>Since 1 November 2016 the Department has released the following number of exits under the required categories</p><p> </p><p>a) Voluntary exit, 2</p><p>b) Voluntary redundancy, 0</p><p>c) Compulsory redundancy, 0</p><p> </p><p>The amount of compensation paid totalled £144,000.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T11:46:16.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T11:46:16.467Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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750350
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Procurement 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, how many contracts put out to tender by his Department have been (a) cancelled and (b) re-tendered in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 4011 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 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions e-procurement system does not hold accurate data on cancelled or retendered contracts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T14:58:44.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T14:58:44.43Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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410
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750356
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Procurement 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, what proportion of public procurement contracts his Department awarded through framework agreements in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 4026 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 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions e-procurement system does not presently record whether frameworks are used when procurement exercises are run. To gather this information manually for the time period specified would take several weeks of dedicated activity to complete.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T15:04:06.86Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T15:04:06.86Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
410
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750357
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Procurement 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, what the average number of bids received for each contract put out to tender by his Department was in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 3996 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 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The table below provides detail of the average number of bids received for each contract put out to tender by the Department for Work and Pensions in each full year since 2010. The data is sourced from the DWP’s e-procurement software platform and is correct as of 11/07/2017.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Ave. No. Bids Received</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T15:01:23.24Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T15:01:23.24Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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756066
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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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 hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Data Protection 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, how many breaches of data protection there have been in his Department in each year since 2010; and to which parts of his Department's work those breaches relate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 7291 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>DWP publishes details of data protection breaches affecting protected personal information in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts, available on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank"><em>www.gov.uk</em></a>. The number of incidents and the page they appear in the DWP Annual Report for each year since 2010 are listed below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2 (on page 16 of DWP Accounts)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>1 (page 33)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>0 (page 29)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2 (page 30)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2 (page 81)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>0 (page 84)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>0 (page 92)</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T13:57:19.013Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T13:57:19.013Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett remove filter