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99951
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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 Personal Independence Payment: Haemophilia 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 (a) haemophiliacs, (b) haemophiliacs with hepatitis C, (c) haemophiliacs with HIV and (d) haemophiliacs with both HIV and hepatitis C have been assessed for eligibiity for the personal independence payment following transfer from the disability living allowance; and how many have been assessed as eligible for personal independence payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 211035 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The information requested on the numbers of personal independence payment (PIP) claims made by people who previously received disability living allowance (re-assessment claimants) is not available broken down by the long term health condition or disability they have. Information on the total number of reassessment claims received has been published and is available from the PIP statistical release page on GOV.UK:</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-independence-payment-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-independence-payment-statistics</a>.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>Information on the numbers of successful PIP reassessment claims is not available to the level of detail asked for. The available information allows figures to be extracted against a range of primary health conditions, including: haematological disease (which includes haemophilia); infectious disease (which includes HIV); and diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas (which includes hepatitis C). The information is published and can be found at:</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a>.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:03:27.1703618Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:03:27.1703618Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
99952
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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 Employment and Support Allowance: Haemophilia 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 (a) haemophiliacs, (b) haemophiliacs with hepatitis C, (c) haemophiliacs with HIV and (d) haemophiliacs with both HIV and hepatitis C have been initially migrated from income support or incapacity benefit to employment and support allowance; how many such decisions to migrate have been overturned on appeal; how many of those migrated have been placed in the employment and support allowance work-related activity group; and how many such decisions to place those migrated in the work-related activity group have been overturned on appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 211034 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested for (b), (c) and (d) and the information for (a) on the number of decisions overturned on appeal is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:39:46.1660065Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:39:46.1660065Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
93870
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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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 Personal Independence Payment 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 people have received compensation payments from his Department for delays to assessment and decisions for personal independence payments; and how much his Department expects to pay out in such compensation in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 210907 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The reasons for making special payments are not routinely recorded and to provide the requested information would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:37:45.2286221Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:37:45.2286221Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
93875
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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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 Employment and Support Allowance 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 an impact assessment was carried out before contributions-based employment and support allowance claims were time limited. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 210849 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The impact assessment for time limiting contributions-based employment and support allowance can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175000/esa-time-limit-wr2011-ia-revised-apr2011.pdf.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175000/esa-time-limit-wr2011-ia-revised-apr2011.pdf.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T12:51:01.4871244Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T12:51:01.4871244Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
99748
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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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 Mesothelioma: Compensation 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 information will be published by his Department on take-up of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment scheme; and at what frequency such data will be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 210968 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>DWP will carry out an annual review of the scheme as set out within the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme Regulations 2014. The first report under this regulation will be published on or before 30<sup>th</sup> November 2015. The report will set out the objectives intended to be achieved by the scheme, include the level of take up, and assess the extent to which those objectives have been achieved over the reporting period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:03:52.8223812Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:03:52.8223812Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
99749
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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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 Mesothelioma: Compensation 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 claims made under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment scheme have been (a) submitted, (b) accepted, (c) concluded, (d) remain outstanding and (e) resulted in a payment being made. 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 210969 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>As of 30<sup>th</sup> September 2014, the following applications have been made under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme:</p><p> </p><p>a) 173 applications have been submitted</p><p>b) 101 applications have been accepted</p><p>c) 130 applications have been concluded</p><p>(101 successful, 28 unsuccessful and 1 withdrawn)</p><p>d) 43 applications were pending decisions.</p><p>e) 88 applications have been paid.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:57:23.7680106Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:57:23.7680106Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
92745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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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 Access to Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Access to Work advisers have received (1) awareness training in the implications for a particular disability, and (2) training to enable them to work constructively with employers. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL1981 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>All 128 Access to Work advisers receive training which includes Disability Awareness, Decision Making, Equality &amp; Diversity, Negotiating Skills and Effective Communications. In addition, Access to Work have specialist adviser teams focussing on hearing impaired and visually impaired customers, and also a team to assist customers with mental health conditions. These teams receive additional training, which includes input from suppliers, disability charities and other disability led groups. Also as part of the standard adviser training, staff undertake Influencing Skills and Constructive Conversations training to enable them to work effectively with employers.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work advisers have standardised work instructions to help ensure consistency during the evaluation and decision making process. However, all Access to Work awards are agreed on an individual basis, taking account of a customer’s disability, job role and the barriers they are facing. Standards are monitored using a Quality Assurance Framework which includes the quality of telephone conversations with customers and employers, and the consistency and accuracy of decisions and financial awards.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work aims to contact customers within 7 working days and give 80% of all decisions in 15 working days. Time sensitive requests, such as customer support requirements at interview, are prioritised and are supported by a 5 working day service standard. Demand for Access to Work, particularly new applications, grew during 2013/14 and customer volumes continue to grow in 2014/15.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1982 more like this
HL1983 more like this
HL1986 more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:24:38.7372062Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:24:38.7372062Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
92746
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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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 Access to Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are monitoring the approaches taken by Access to Work advisers during the assessment and decision-making process, and what measures they are taking to ensure consistency. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL1982 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>All 128 Access to Work advisers receive training which includes Disability Awareness, Decision Making, Equality &amp; Diversity, Negotiating Skills and Effective Communications. In addition, Access to Work have specialist adviser teams focussing on hearing impaired and visually impaired customers, and also a team to assist customers with mental health conditions. These teams receive additional training, which includes input from suppliers, disability charities and other disability led groups. Also as part of the standard adviser training, staff undertake Influencing Skills and Constructive Conversations training to enable them to work effectively with employers.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work advisers have standardised work instructions to help ensure consistency during the evaluation and decision making process. However, all Access to Work awards are agreed on an individual basis, taking account of a customer’s disability, job role and the barriers they are facing. Standards are monitored using a Quality Assurance Framework which includes the quality of telephone conversations with customers and employers, and the consistency and accuracy of decisions and financial awards.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work aims to contact customers within 7 working days and give 80% of all decisions in 15 working days. Time sensitive requests, such as customer support requirements at interview, are prioritised and are supported by a 5 working day service standard. Demand for Access to Work, particularly new applications, grew during 2013/14 and customer volumes continue to grow in 2014/15.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1981 more like this
HL1983 more like this
HL1986 more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:24:39.3903552Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:24:39.3903552Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
92747
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
star this property answering body
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 Access to Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the service delivery standards for the Access to Work scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL1983 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>All 128 Access to Work advisers receive training which includes Disability Awareness, Decision Making, Equality &amp; Diversity, Negotiating Skills and Effective Communications. In addition, Access to Work have specialist adviser teams focussing on hearing impaired and visually impaired customers, and also a team to assist customers with mental health conditions. These teams receive additional training, which includes input from suppliers, disability charities and other disability led groups. Also as part of the standard adviser training, staff undertake Influencing Skills and Constructive Conversations training to enable them to work effectively with employers.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work advisers have standardised work instructions to help ensure consistency during the evaluation and decision making process. However, all Access to Work awards are agreed on an individual basis, taking account of a customer’s disability, job role and the barriers they are facing. Standards are monitored using a Quality Assurance Framework which includes the quality of telephone conversations with customers and employers, and the consistency and accuracy of decisions and financial awards.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work aims to contact customers within 7 working days and give 80% of all decisions in 15 working days. Time sensitive requests, such as customer support requirements at interview, are prioritised and are supported by a 5 working day service standard. Demand for Access to Work, particularly new applications, grew during 2013/14 and customer volumes continue to grow in 2014/15.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1981 more like this
HL1982 more like this
HL1986 more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T15:24:39.4716823Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T15:24:39.4716823Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
92748
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
star this property answering body
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 Access to Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are currently engaging in dialogue with organisations, employers and individuals to guarantee best practice throughout the Access to Work scheme. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL1984 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions has conducted a series of meetings and workshops this year with users, disabled people's organisations, employers and other experts to ensure that Access to Work builds on its success in a way that is sustainable and ensures that we can help as many disabled people to fulfil their potential in the workplace as possible.</p><p> </p><p>It is right that larger employers make a contribution to supporting their staff, but we are looking more widely at how we can better support employers to recruit and retain disabled people. We have already made a significant concession on cost share by exempting small employers from cost share, potentially saving businesses with fewer than 50 staff up to £2,400 for each employee who uses the scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1985 more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T14:21:18.5352272Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T14:21:18.5352272Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this