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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
unstar 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of the average claim for tax credit made by people who were (a) out of work, (b) self-employed and (c) employed in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 198956 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
unstar this property answer text <p>The following table is based on finalised tax credits administrative data for each financial year. The latest data available are 2012-13.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Tax Year</p></td><td> </td><td colspan="3"><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'in work'</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'out of work'</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as self employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as both employed and self employed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>£4,700</p></td><td><p>£6,500</p></td><td><p>£3,300</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>£5,000</p></td><td><p>£6,800</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td><td><p>£4,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>£5,200</p></td><td><p>£6,900</p></td><td><p>£3,900</p></td><td><p>£4,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£5,600</p></td><td><p>£7,200</p></td><td><p>£4,500</p></td><td><p>£4,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£6,000</p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">7,600</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>7,500</ins></ins></p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">6,300</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>6,200</ins></ins></p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">6,400</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>6,000</ins></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures have been rounded to the nearest £100.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The increase in average tax credit awards in 2012-13 can largely be explained by the removal of the ‘Second Income Threshold’ in April 2012. This policy removed a number of higher income households from the tax credit population. As higher income households generally have lower tax credits awards, the effect of removing these households increases the average award.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2014-06-10T09:38:55.88Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-10T09:38:55.88Z
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less than 2015-03-24T12:39:18.477Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:39:18.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42604
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 estimate he has made of the effect on the time taken to receive universal credit of a claimant (a) moving to live in an area where universal credit is not being piloted, (b) forming a new relationship and being re-classified as part of a couple and (c) having a child. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191524 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 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>No estimate of this has been made. Providing the claimant reports all details of the change promptly, payment of Universal Credit would continue without any delay.</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 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42618
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 Universal Credit system will accept new claims for employment and support allowance by the end of 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191507 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>While the majority of the legacy caseload will move to Universal Credit during 2016 and 2017, claimants in receipt of Income based Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) will retain their current arrangements during this period unless there is a relevant change in their circumstances. Final decisions on the implementation of the programme will be informed by the development of the enhanced digital solution.</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
star this property grouped question UIN
191508 more like this
191509 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42619
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 claimants who begin claiming employment and support allowance prior to new claims being accepted by the Universal Credit system will be transferred to the universal credit system by the start of 2017 or end of 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191508 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>While the majority of the legacy caseload will move to Universal Credit during 2016 and 2017, claimants in receipt of Income based Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) will retain their current arrangements during this period unless there is a relevant change in their circumstances. Final decisions on the implementation of the programme will be informed by the development of the enhanced digital solution.</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
star this property grouped question UIN
191507 more like this
191509 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42620
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 universal credit system will accept (a) any and (b) all new claims for employment and support allowance at the start of 2017 or end of 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191509 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>While the majority of the legacy caseload will move to Universal Credit during 2016 and 2017, claimants in receipt of Income based Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) will retain their current arrangements during this period unless there is a relevant change in their circumstances. Final decisions on the implementation of the programme will be informed by the development of the enhanced digital solution.</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
star this property grouped question UIN
191507 more like this
191508 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42621
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 estimate he has made of the cost of processing a change in a claimant's circumstances when he or she (a) moves to live in an area where universal credit is not being piloted, (b) forms a new relationship and are re-classified as part of a couple and (c) has a child. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191510 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>No estimate of this has been made (In the examples quoted the changes would be processed in the same way as any other reported change of circumstances).</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 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42622
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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 IT systems supporting universal credit are able to process a change in a claimant's circumstances when he or she (a) moves to live in an area where universal credit is not being piloted, (b) forms a new relationship and is re-classified as part of a couple and (c) has a child. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 191511 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Where a Universal Credit claimants circumstances change in the way set out IT systems support the processing of those changes. </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 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
47369
star 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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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 much personal budget his Department allocated to each Remploy worker. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 195642 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Personal budgets are an important part of the £8 million People Help and Support Package (PHSP) which was not available for those affected by the 2008 Modernisation Plan. Personal budgets provide additional support where other sources of funding are unavailable. We originally budgeted £4 million for personal budgets but all of the PHSP support, including personal budgets, is allocated based on individual need and there is no specific allocation of funding for each former Remploy disabled employee.</p><p> </p><p>Up to the end of March 2014, DWP has spent in total £4.9 million on providing individual support including £0.4 million on personal budgets. We expect all the original £8 million PHSP funding budget to be utilised by the time the last PHSP period is completed.</p><p> </p><p>As at 21 March 2014, 1,513 disabled former Remploy workers have chosen to work with our Personal Case Workers to find another job and 716 are in work.</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 195643 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 Sir Mike Penning more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
47370
star 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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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, how much of the funding available for Remploy worker personal budgets has been allocated and used by individuals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 195643 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Personal budgets are an important part of the £8 million People Help and Support Package (PHSP) which was not available for those affected by the 2008 Modernisation Plan. Personal budgets provide additional support where other sources of funding are unavailable. We originally budgeted £4 million for personal budgets but all of the PHSP support, including personal budgets, is allocated based on individual need and there is no specific allocation of funding for each former Remploy disabled employee.</p><p> </p><p>Up to the end of March 2014, DWP has spent in total £4.9 million on providing individual support including £0.4 million on personal budgets. We expect all the original £8 million PHSP funding budget to be utilised by the time the last PHSP period is completed.</p><p> </p><p>As at 21 March 2014, 1,513 disabled former Remploy workers have chosen to work with our Personal Case Workers to find another job and 716 are in work.</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 195642 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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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
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star 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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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 on the number of people subject to improved incentives to work of the introduction of universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West remove filter
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 196519 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 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Universal Credit will encourage claimants to move into employment by allowing individuals to keep more of their income as they move into work and by introducing a smoother and more transparent reduction of benefits.</p><p> </p><p>Once Universal Credit is fully rolled out, the number of households losing more than 70% of their earnings when starting work of ten hours per week will fall by 800,000.</p><p> </p><p>Overall it is estimated that up to 300,000 individuals will move into work as a result of Universal Credit, through improved financial incentives, increased simplicity of the system and increased conditionality.</p><p> </p><p>These estimates are consistent with the policy assumptions underpinning the Universal Credit costings published by the Office for Budget Responsibility.</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 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this