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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average deduction of wages was for (a) one child, (b) two children and (c) three children by (i) the Child Support Agency and (ii) the Child Maintenance Service in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 205857 more like this
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star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The following table provides the average quarterly amounts paid through a deduction from earning order/request for each available quarter in the years 2016, 2017 and 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Figures are up to the quarter ending September 2018. This is consistent with the latest Official Statistics on the Child Maintenance Service and the Child Support Agency (CSA).</p><p> </p><p>Data relating to the Child Maintenance Service is not readily available before July 2017.</p><p> </p><p>For the Child Support Agency, in the quarter ending September 2018, there were no liabilities for cases with 3 or more children.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Average quarterly amount deducted</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> -</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Child Support Agency</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Child Maintenance Service</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Number of Children</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>3 or more</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>3 or more</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Quarter ending</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Mar-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£523</p></td><td><p>£735</p></td><td><p>£792</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Jun-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£532</p></td><td><p>£745</p></td><td><p>£804</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sep-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£539</p></td><td><p>£750</p></td><td><p>£814</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Dec-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£529</p></td><td><p>£733</p></td><td><p>£799</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Mar-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£517</p></td><td><p>£716</p></td><td><p>£783</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Jun-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£514</p></td><td><p>£710</p></td><td><p>£774</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sep-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£520</p></td><td><p>£724</p></td><td><p>£893</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£567</p></td><td><p>£686</p></td><td><p>£778</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Dec-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£537</p></td><td><p>£749</p></td><td><p>£920</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£559</p></td><td><p>£691</p></td><td><p>£791</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Mar-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p>£539</p></td><td><p>£745</p></td><td><p>£948</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£575</p></td><td><p>£706</p></td><td><p>£786</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Jun-18<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><em>£475</em></p></td><td><p><em>£585</em></p></td><td><p><em>£1,063</em></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£591</p></td><td><p>£725</p></td><td><p>£815</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sep-18<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><em>£455</em></p></td><td><p><em>£1,187</em></p></td><td><p><em>-</em></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£600</p></td><td><p>£738</p></td><td><p>£840</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>Figures are rounded to the nearest £.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for three or more children are presented together as the rate at which a non-resident/paying parent is liable to pay does not change after three children.</p><p> </p><p>The caseload on CSA is falling at a faster rate as we are approaching the end of the Case Closure programme. We have now ended liabilities on the majority of CSA cases and will be taking steps to conclude the remaining cases before the end of 2018.</p><p> </p><ol><li>Figures for CSA in June 2018 and September 2018 are based on less than 200 cases. The small number of cases in this period helps to explain the greater variation in average amounts in these quarters.</li></ol><p> </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 2019-01-15T11:23:26.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T11:23:26.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1037233
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Disability 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 measures her Department has put in place to ensure that disabled individuals do not lose their severe disability premium when they are moved onto universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 205976 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Our draft Regulations will ensure that eligible claimants in receipt of Severe Disability Premium are only moved to Universal Credit as part of a managed migration process, and through that process will see their payments protected. We are spending over £3 billion on Transitional Protections for 1.1 million households, to ensure that no one loses out at the point of transition. We have also made provision for those eligible claimants who have already naturally migrated to Universal Credit to be considered for Severe Disability Premium transitional payments. These will be made as on-going monthly payments and an additional lump-sum to cover the period since they moved to Universal Credit.</p><p> </p><p>Published data shows that of the 42,000 people who were on ESA and started a claim on Universal Credit (Full Service) within one month of closing their ESA claim between May 2015 and February 2018, 4,000 were in receipt of the Severe Disability Premium.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 205977 more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T15:24:40.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T15:24:40.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
1037235
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Disability 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 her Department has made of the number of individuals who have lost their severe disability premium when moved onto universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 205977 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Our draft Regulations will ensure that eligible claimants in receipt of Severe Disability Premium are only moved to Universal Credit as part of a managed migration process, and through that process will see their payments protected. We are spending over £3 billion on Transitional Protections for 1.1 million households, to ensure that no one loses out at the point of transition. We have also made provision for those eligible claimants who have already naturally migrated to Universal Credit to be considered for Severe Disability Premium transitional payments. These will be made as on-going monthly payments and an additional lump-sum to cover the period since they moved to Universal Credit.</p><p> </p><p>Published data shows that of the 42,000 people who were on ESA and started a claim on Universal Credit (Full Service) within one month of closing their ESA claim between May 2015 and February 2018, 4,000 were in receipt of the Severe Disability Premium.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 205976 more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T15:24:40.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T15:24:40.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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4491
star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
1037147
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 steps her Department is taking to monitor the number of people making universal credit applications without using a computer. 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 206016 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>I refer the hon. Member to my answer to Question <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2019-01-08/206260/" target="_blank">206260</a> on 11 January 2018.</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 2019-01-15T16:21:19.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T16:21:19.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1037148
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading State Retirement 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 assessment she has made of the potential merits of paying state pensions on a fixed date in every month rather than a four weekly cycle. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 206040 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The position on the payment of the State Pension has not changed under this Government, the coalition or its predecessors.</p><p> </p><p>We receive very few representations on fixed date payments of the State Pension. While we understand it may be preferred by some, and we do keep the method of payment under review, there are no plans to change the current payment periods.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T14:55:20.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T14:55:20.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
1037784
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star this property date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Government has made an assessment of the change in the relative value of overseas UK pensioners' state pensions for each percentage fall in the value of the pound. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 206207 more like this
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star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong>No such assessment has been made. The exchange rate is subject to fluctuation. As a result state pension payments will change depending on the rate for foreign currency.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T12:21:43.503Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T12:21:43.503Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1038331
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star this property date less than 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading State Retirement Pensions: Females more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of fairness of the decision by the Independent Case Examiner to close individual cases related to the state pension age for women on the basis that there is a judicial review of the way in which her Department handled those changes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 206835 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>When a department and independent bodies face a legal case, they have to review whether they continue to assess claims or await determination of the legal case. This has been the policy under all governments, Labour, Coalition, and Conservative, for decades.</p><p> </p><p>The Independent Case Examiner (ICE) closed all live cases which concerned complaints about the state pension age for women (WASPI) when they became subject to legal proceedings, as is required under its governance contract. In the event the legal proceedings fall away or there is no determination on the matters which form the basis of the WASPI complaints, the ICE could consider reopening the cases at the request of the Department.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T15:58:14.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T15:58:14.8Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1038987
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star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the answer of 9 January 2019 to Question 205254 on Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest, if she will ensure the rules in relation to support for mortgage interest loans mean that the 39 week waiting period is not reset when a claimant receives any income. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 207224 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>We operate a zero earnings rule for Universal Credit in Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI). Receiving any earned income during the wait period or during receipt of SMI loan payments will mean that the claimant will not receive loan payments. The zero earnings rule requires claimants to satisfy a waiting period of nine consecutive Universal Credit assessment periods with no earned income before the claimants can receive loan payments.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to this we also work closely with UK Finance and Lenders to impress upon them importance of forbearance in the wait periods for SMI support.</p> more like this
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 2019-01-15T11:15:27.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T11:15:27.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1039006
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star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals 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 discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on ensuring that EU citizens in the process of seeking settled status in the UK will continue to be able to access social security benefits while awaiting the outcome of their application. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 207294 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 UK Government has reached an agreement with the EU guaranteeing the rights of EU citizens living in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has already made public its plans for protecting the rights of EU citizens. This will be done through the EU settlement scheme, published on 21 June 2018 and available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/718237/EU_Settlement_Scheme_SOI_June_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/718237/EU_Settlement_Scheme_SOI_June_2018.pdf</a></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 2019-01-15T17:13:00.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T17:13:00.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1039058
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star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Telephone Services 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, pursuant to the Answer of 1 November 2018 to Question 185101 on Universal Credit: Telephone Services, if she will publish the (a) supportive lines and (b) agent led processes used by universal credit call centre staff, in addition to the Digital Channel Product. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Midlothian more like this
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Danielle Rowley more like this
star this property uin 207307 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>Universal Credit is tailored to the individual needs of the claimant and the Department has chosen not to develop scripts or supportive lines for call handlers over and above the Digital Channel product.</p><p> </p><p>Agent Led Processes (ALP’s) are low level business processes, designed to work as part of the Universal Credit service. They are embedded into the service and do not stand alone as separate guidance or instructions to staff. It is therefore not possible to split them out into individual processes for sharing purposes.</p><p> </p><p>Call handlers have access to comprehensive Universal Credit guidance. Universal Credit guidance is published in the House of Commons Library and the Department is committed to refreshing this at regular intervals.</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 2019-01-15T17:19:20.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T17:19:20.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Danielle Rowley more like this