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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on housing benefit for tenants in (a) council property, (b) housing association and registered social landlord property and (c) private sector housing in (i) Tameside and (ii) Stockport in each year since 2009. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p> </p><p>The information is in the tables below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p>Table 1: Housing Benefit spending in Tameside by accommodation type.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£ million, nominal</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Local Authority Accommodation</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Temporary Accommodation</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td><td><p>1.9</p></td><td><p>1.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Registered Social Landlord</p></td><td><p>52.5</p></td><td><p>54.6</p></td><td><p>55.8</p></td><td><p>59.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Private Rented Sector</p></td><td><p>22.5</p></td><td><p>27.0</p></td><td><p>30.0</p></td><td><p>29.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Housing Benefit Spend</p></td><td><p>75.8</p></td><td><p>82.4</p></td><td><p>87.7</p></td><td><p>90.9</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Local authority statistical data and subsidy returns.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p>Table 2: Housing Benefit spending in Stockport by accommodation type.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£ million, nominal</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Local Authority Accommodation</p></td><td><p>23.5</p></td><td><p>24.2</p></td><td><p>26.3</p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Temporary Accommodation</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Registered Social Landlord</p></td><td><p>14.8</p></td><td><p>15.6</p></td><td><p>16.5</p></td><td><p>17.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Private Rented Sector</p></td><td><p>25.3</p></td><td><p>29.2</p></td><td><p>31.0</p></td><td><p>31.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Housing Benefit Spend</p></td><td><p>64.2</p></td><td><p>69.7</p></td><td><p>74.6</p></td><td><p>78.6</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Local authority statistical data and subsidy returns.</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p>Figures may not sum exactly due to rounding.</p><p>Expenditure is shown for complete financial years. A breakdown of benefit expenditure for Housing Benefit can be found in the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/277439/hb-ctb-la-tables-04022014.xls" target="_blank">Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit expenditure by local authority </a>tables as per the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/277439/hb-ctb-la-tables-04022014.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/277439/hb-ctb-la-tables-04022014.xls</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Deputy Prime Minister more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what the electoral registration figures were in each ward in the recent voter confirmation dry run conducted in (a) Darlington constituency and (b) the Borough of Darlington. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The information can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/evaluation-confirming-electors-through-data-matching" target="_blank"><strong>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/evaluation-confirming-electors-through-data-matching</strong></a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 24 February (WA 222), what has been the financial saving arising from the reduction and merger of quangos since 2010; and how many jobs have been lost. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Since 2010, the Government has reduced the administrative cost of public bodies by over £1bn and remains on track to achieve reductions of at least £2.6bn by 2014/15. By the end of the Spending Review Period, it is estimated that there will an ongoing saving from the public bodies landscape of over £900 million per annum. </p><p> </p><p>Workforce numbers are published in the annual reports into Public Bodies, the most recent of which can be found online here:</p><p> </p><p> https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-bodies-2013</p><p> </p><p>This Government's reforms represent the largest restructuring of public bodies in a generation, making the landscape smaller, more accountable, more efficient, less costly, and offering better value for money to the public.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-04more like thismore than 2014-03-04
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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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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on individuals and local authorities of their recently-announced decision to end the Local Welfare Assistance Fund of £347 million in 2015. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I refer the noble Lord to the reply given by my noble Friend, the Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson, Department for Communities and Local Government, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, to the noble Lady, Baroness King of Bow, on 3 Mar 2014, Official Report, House of Lords, columns WA278. </p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201314/ldhansrd/text/140303w0001.htm#14030332000452" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201314/ldhansrd/text/140303w0001.htm#14030332000452</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-06more like thismore than 2014-03-06
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Speaker's Committee for Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what criteria the IPSA Contingency Panel used to grant uplifts to hon. Members' staffing expenditure budgets in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. I have asked IPSA to reply.</p><p><em>Letter from Andrew McDonald, 3/10/2014 2013:</em></p><blockquote><p>As Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking about IPSA's Contingency Panel.</p><p>The rules concerning the Contingency Panel are set out at Paragraph 10.12 of the MPs' Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses.</p><p>They set out that in relation to each application the Contingency Panel will consider:</p><p>a. whether there are exceptional circumstances warranting additional support;</p><p>b. whether the MP could reasonably have been expected to take any action to avoid the circumstances which gave rise to the expenditure or liability; and</p><p>c. whether the MP's performance of parliamentary functions will be significantly impaired by a refusal of the claim.</p><p>Given the significant increase in staffing budgets made in 2012/13, we have not provided contingency funding for MPs' staffing expenditure budgets on the basis of increased casework in 2013/14.</p></blockquote>
star this property answering member constituency Broxbourne more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Charles Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Charles Walker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-06more like thismore than 2014-03-06
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Speaker's Committee for Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what the (a) highest and (b) lowest uplift allocated to hon. Members' staff expenditure budgets was in (i) 2012-13 and (ii) 2013-14 to date. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. I have asked IPSA to reply.</p><p><em>Letter from Andrew McDonald, 3/10/2014 2013:</em></p><blockquote><p>As Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking about IPSA's Contingency Panel.</p><p>In 2012/13 the highest uplift approved by the Contingency Panel was £13,909 and the lowest was £600.</p><p>In 2013/14 to date, the highest has been £17,900 and the lowest £600.</p><p> </p><p>These figures do not include other uplifts to provide cover for staff on maternity, paternity, adoption and long term sick leave.</p></blockquote><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxbourne more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Charles Walker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Speaker's Committee on the Electorial Commission more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the electoral registration figures were in each ward in the recent confirmation dry run conducted in the Newcastle City Council area. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission informs me that the confirmation dry run involved matching all entries on the electoral registers against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Customer Information System database. Entries would be marked as green if they matched with DWP, amber if they were a partial match or red if there was no match.</p><p> </p><p>The ward results for Newcastle City Council are shown in the following table:</p><p> </p><p>Results for all wards are available on the Commission's website here:<strong> <a href="http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls" target="_blank">http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls </a></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Gary Streeter more like this
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star this property title Newcastle City table more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Speaker's Committee on the Electorial Commission more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the electoral registration figures were in each ward in the recent confirmation dry run conducted in Birmingham, Northfield constituency. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission informs me that the confirmation dry run involved matching all entries on the electoral registers against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Customer Information System database. Entries would be marked as green if they matched with DWP, amber if they were a partial match or red if there was no match.</p><p>The ward results for the area requested are as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Ward</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Green matches</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amber matches</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Red matches</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kings Norton</p></td><td><p>80.7%</p></td><td><p>2.5%</p></td><td><p>16.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Longbridge</p></td><td><p>80.2%</p></td><td><p>2.1%</p></td><td><p>17.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northfield</p></td><td><p>81.5%</p></td><td><p>2.3%</p></td><td><p>16.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Weoley</p></td><td><p>80.0%</p></td><td><p>2.6%</p></td><td><p>17.5%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br />Results for all wards are available on the Commission's website here:</p><p><a href="http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls" target="_blank">http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls </a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Gary Streeter more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Speaker's Committee on the Electorial Commission more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, which local authority databases may be consulted by local authority electoral registration officers for the purpose of data matching for the electoral register. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission informs me that Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are entitled to access any records kept in any form by the local authority which appointed them, for the purpose of meeting their registration duties. These records may include, for example, council tax, social services and education records. Access to these records serves a dual purpose: to identify potential new electors and to check that registered electors continue to be eligible to be registered.</p><p> </p><p>As direct access to records is limited to records held by the appointing authority, in those parts of England where there are two tiers of local government, EROs are currently unable to directly access county council records (such as education records). The Commission understands that the Government is planning to legislate to enable records held by county councils to be shared with EROs for the purposes of maintaining and improving the accuracy and completeness of electoral registers.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Gary Streeter more like this
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Speaker's Committee on the Electorial Commission more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the electoral registration figures were in each ward in the recent confirmation dry run conducted in (a) Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council and (b) Don Valley constituency. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Don Valley more like this
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Caroline Flint more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission informs me that the confirmation dry run involved matching all entries on the electoral registers against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Customer Information System database. Entries would be marked as green if they matched with DWP, amber if they were a partial match or red if there was no match.</p><p> </p><p>The ward results for Doncaster Metropolitan borough Council are shown in the following table:</p><p> </p><p>The ward results for the Don Valley constituency are shown in the following table:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Results for all wards are available on the Commission's website here:<strong> <a href="http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls" target="_blank">http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0003/163146/Confirmation-dry-run-2013-Results-Wards.xls </a></strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Gary Streeter more like this
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star this property title Doncaster Metropolitan borough Council more like this
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