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star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Programme 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 assessment he has made of the effect of differential pricing on provider behaviour in the Work Programme; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 220237 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>Under differential pricing, a provider will receive higher levels of funding for supporting a harder to help claimant into work. This incentivises providers to support all claimants</p><p> </p><p>Provider performance has improved for many groups which receive higher payments under differential pricing. For instance, of those completing a year on the programme, 1 in 10 ESA New Claimants have had at least three months in work since joining the scheme – this compares to 1 in 25 for the earliest cohorts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T17:15:41.947Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T17:15:41.947Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
172836
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 122 of work programme evaluation: operation of the commissioning model, finance and programme delivery, published by his Department on 18 December 2014, for what reasons the performance management approach applied in the Work Programme was replaced by a more prescriptive system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 220235 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 Department is committed to achieving the best possible performance from Work Programme providers and is continually reviewing our approach to performance management. For some providers this may require closer monitoring of performance and increased activity, working with providers to identify the best approach to increased performance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T16:58:34.397Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T16:58:34.397Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
172838
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 28 of work programme evaluations: operation of the commissioning model, finance and programme delivery, published by his Department on 18 December 2014, what assessment he has made of the finding that only a small proportion of subcontractors were positive about the commerical attractiveness of their contracts with the primes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 220234 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 payment terms for Work Programme ensures value for money for tax payers: providers are paid for successful outcomes only, which drives our contractors to work harder. Overall the research found that prime providers were broadly positive about the financial model of upfront investment with later reward from outcome and sustainment payments. The research also found that subcontractors are increasingly positive about the financial model. Over two-thirds of subcontractors in 2014 indicated they would sustain or increase their involvement in the programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T16:54:47.37Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T16:54:47.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this