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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-04more like thismore than 2014-03-04
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what work his Department has commissioned on the use by migrants of UK welfare systems. more like this
tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Tessa Jowell more like this
uin 190447 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The previous government did not collect data, we are rectifying and the data collected on migrants' use of the welfare system continues to grow as the current welfare reforms are rolled out. For example under the recently strengthened Habitual Residence Test we have started to record nationality and immigration status<em>.</em></p><p>Under Universal Credit we will also make better records of claimants circumstances including nationality.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
159
label Biography information for Baroness Jowell more like this
42044
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-07more like thismore than 2014-03-07
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will assess the potential for improved administration and awareness of the short-term benefit advances scheme to affect demand for food banks; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
uin 191156 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>DWP does make claimants aware of relevant support services, but will always consider whether it has provision first.</p><p>Short Term Benefit Advance awards are available to those entitled to them prior to initial payment of benefit, almost 100% of applications are routinely processed within 24 hours.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
304
label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
42045
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-07more like thismore than 2014-03-07
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the quality of the administration of the short-term benefit advances scheme since its inception. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
uin 191105 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>DWP has a quality framework in place for checking the accuracy of Short Term Benefit Advance decisions. In February 2014, checks confirmed 96% accuracy of application decisions. In terms of timeliness, an average 98% of all application decisions made throughout the operational year since April 2013 were made within 24 hours.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
304
label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
42046
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-07more like thismore than 2014-03-07
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been in receipt of out-of-work benefits for (a) one year, (b) two years and (c) three years or more in (i) Wrexham constituency, (ii) Wales and (iii) the UK in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Lucas more like this
uin 191126 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information we can provide is shown in the table below:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Out of work benefit claimants by statistical group and duration of oldest claim, for Great Britain, Wales and Wrexham constituency: August 2011- August 2013</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>All</p></td><td><p>Up to 1 year</p></td><td><p>1 to 2 years</p></td><td><p>2 to 3 years</p></td><td><p>3 years and over</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>August 2011</p></td><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>4,842,010</p></td><td><p>1,937,380</p></td><td><p>503,230</p></td><td><p>290,240</p></td><td><p>2,111,170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>296,370</p></td><td><p>105,870</p></td><td><p>27,670</p></td><td><p>18,030</p></td><td><p>144,790</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wrexham</p></td><td><p>6,350</p></td><td><p>2,370</p></td><td><p>620</p></td><td><p>420</p></td><td><p>2,930</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>August 2012</p></td><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>4,721,460</p></td><td><p>2,138,490</p></td><td><p>649,290</p></td><td><p>313,940</p></td><td><p>1,619,740</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>286,820</p></td><td><p>124,910</p></td><td><p>35,260</p></td><td><p>17,320</p></td><td><p>109,320</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wrexham</p></td><td><p>6,090</p></td><td><p>2,850</p></td><td><p>660</p></td><td><p>380</p></td><td><p>2,200</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>August 2013</p></td><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>4,395,860</p></td><td><p>2,051,340</p></td><td><p>881,810</p></td><td><p>389,270</p></td><td><p>1,073,440</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>267,890</p></td><td><p>121,960</p></td><td><p>53,400</p></td><td><p>21,180</p></td><td><p>71,340</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wrexham</p></td><td><p>5,710</p></td><td><p>2,740</p></td><td><p>1,160</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Where a claim has converted to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) from Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance or Income Support the data reflects the duration from the start of ESA claim. Most of these re-assessments have occurred since April 2011 when the re-assessment process commenced.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Source: DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p>1. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest ten and totals may not sum due to rounding. </p><p>2. Out of work benefits which are included in this analysis are:-</p><p>Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA)</p><p>Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)</p><p>Incapacity Benefit and Severe Disablement Allowance (IB/SDA)</p><p>Income Support (IS).</p><p>3. Incapacity Benefit and IS on incapacity grounds were replaced by Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for new claims from October 2008.</p><p>4. The duration of claim reflects the longest out-of-work benefit claim for each person.</p><p>5. Where a claim has converted to ESA from IB/SDA or IS data reflects duration from start of ESA claim.</p><p>6. Great Britain data have been provided as the information for Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Department for Social Development. Northern Ireland statistics can be found at:</p><p> <a href="http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/stats_and_research.htm" target="_blank">http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/stats_and_research.htm</a></p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
1470
label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
42327
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households which claim housing benefit do not have access to a kitchen. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 191316 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
42329
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of his Department's databases of people (a) in receipt of and (b) not in receipt of benefits for the purposes of data matching with the electoral register. more like this
tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
uin 191352 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Results of DWP data matching with the Electoral Register have been subjected to review by both the Electoral Commission and Electoral Registration Transformation Programme with positive results</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>No separate assessment has been made of accuracy of data for benefit and non-benefit recipients for the purposes of data matching with the electoral register. </p><p> </p><p>To undertake such an assessment would entail disproportionate costs due to the need to contact and compare citizen details against data held by DWP.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
534
label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
42332
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have received sanctions in relation to their jobseeker's allowance for non-attendance in (a) the London Borough of Havering and (b) England to date. more like this
tabling member constituency Romford more like this
tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
uin 191391 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is published and available at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</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> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
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
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
1447
label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
42333
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department undertook (a) an impact assessment and (b) consultation with deaf and deafblind users of Access to Work, their representative organisations and with employers prior to the implementation of Access to Work funding limitations for the provision of communication support for deaf and deafblind people in the workplace. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191236 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42334
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what consultation his Department undertook with deaf users of the Access to Work scheme and their representative groups prior to introducing recent restrictions on the funding available for communication support through that scheme; and what alternative cost-reduction measures his Department considered. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191235 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42335
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the surplus or deficit of the Access to Work budget was in each financial year for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191257 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191258 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42336
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department applies quotas to different disability groups for funding available through Access to Work; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191237 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42337
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance is provided to deaf and deafblind users of the Access to Work scheme regarding that scheme's complaints procedure and the process for requesting a decision review. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191258 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42338
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many fraudulent claims were received by Access to Work for communication support for deaf and deafblind people in each year for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191238 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42340
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department made of the potential effect on deaf and deafblind people of restrictions on access to work funding for the provision of communication support for such people prior to the introduction of those restrictions. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191255 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42341
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) deaf and (b) deafblind people have employed a full-time communication professional following recent changes in the implementation of access to work guidance. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191256 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42342
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the market value of a NRCPD-registered sign language interpreter; and how this estimate was used during the identification of an appropriate Access to Work funding cap for a full-time sign language interpreter. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191253 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
191258 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42343
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what protections have been built into Universal Job Match to ensure the service cannot be infiltrated with non-existent jobs with the aim of accessing personal data; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
tabling member printed
Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
uin 191219 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The security of a user's data is of the utmost importance to us and built into the service are monitoring tools and vacancy checks, which help to detect, deter and remedy inappropriate use of the site. There are also warnings to users of the service advising them they should not be asked to reveal personal details. Additionally, a 'Contact Us' facility is provided so users can quickly highlight any employers that they may have concerns about. DWP then investigate such concerns.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
1490
label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
42345
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of potential additional financial costs for employers resulting from newly implemented restrictions on Access to work funding for communications support for deaf and deafblind people; and what consultation he undertook with employers of deaf people on that matter. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191254 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
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191243 more like this
191253 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42347
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what additional funding his Department allocated to the town of Rhyl for the purpose of piloting back-to-work projects in each year since 1997. more like this
tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
uin 191213 more like this
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date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested is not readilly available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
534
label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
42348
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of his Department's Access to Work budget was spent on communication support for (a) deaf and (b) deafblind individuals in each year for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
tabling member printed
Teresa Pearce more like this
uin 191243 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work supports employed people with all types of disability; the budget is not allocated to particular disability groups in advance of applications. Existing policies on the cost effective funding of full time support workers are being enforced to ensure the programme remains available for new applicants.</p><p> </p><p>There are no quotas applied to customer numbers or funding for particular disability groups.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently a small number of investigations where charges have been made and are due to be heard in court over the summer months. We continue to monitor the system for abuse.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that DWP only has information based on Primary Disability type. Therefore total spend on hearing impaired customers is shown below, this includes other Access to Work support. However spend relating to Deafblind customers is not available from our records.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Department of Work and Pensions - Access To Work (</strong><strong>ATW</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of people helped with hearing impairments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent on Hearing impairment £M</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW customers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total ATW spend £M</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09 </p></td><td><p> 4,950 </p></td><td><p>21.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 32,130 </p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10 </p></td><td><p> 5,450 </p></td><td><p>28.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 37,280 </p></td><td><p>98</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11 </p></td><td><p> 5,300 </p></td><td><p>32.7</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 35,820 </p></td><td><p>107</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12 </p></td><td><p> 4,960 </p></td><td><p>34.1</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 30,780 </p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 </p></td><td><p> 5,250 </p></td><td><p>34.5</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> 31,460 </p></td><td><p>95.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
grouped question UIN
191235 more like this
191236 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191253 more like this
191254 more like this
191255 more like this
191256 more like this
191257 more like this
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question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4003
label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42589
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the pension entitlement is of people of pensionable age who served long sentences in prison. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 191684 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>A persons entitlement to the contributory state pension is dependent on the National Insurance contributions they have paid or had credited to them over their working life (from the age of 16 upto the year before they reach State Pension age) which builds up Qualifying Years. This will also be the case for the new single tier pension, but with a requirement to have a minimum number of qualifying years.</p><p>A person who has served a long prison sentence during their working life is likely to have a below average entitlement to contributory state pension. However, Pension Credit is available where the person's (and partner's) income from all sources is inadequate.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
42590
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was paid in disability living allowance and personal independence payments to recipients in (a) Glasgow, (b) Edinburgh, (c) Dundee and (d) Aberdeen in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Murphy more like this
uin 191621 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The amount paid in Disability Living Allowance in 2012/13 can be found in the table below.</p><p>Personal Independence Payments were introduced in April 2013 and therefore there was no expenditure in 2012/13 financial year.</p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="3"> </td><td><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>DLA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Glasgow City</p></td><td><p>234</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Edinburgh, City of</p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dundee City</p></td><td><p>47</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aberdeen City</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: DWP statistical data</p><p> </p><p>Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. The benefit expenditure for Disability Living Allowance can be found in the Local Authority tables as per link</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls</a></p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
42591
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was paid in employment and support allowance payments to recipients in (a) Glasgow, (b) Edinburgh, (c) Dundee and (d) Aberdeen in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Murphy more like this
uin 191623 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The amount paid in Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseekers Allowance in 2012/13 can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA</p></td><td><p>JSA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Glasgow City</p></td><td><p>153</p></td><td><p>83</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Edinburgh, City of</p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>38</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dundee City</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>19</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aberdeen City</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: DWP statistical data</p><p>Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. Benefit expenditure for Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseekers Allowance can be found in the Local Authority tables as per link</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls</a></p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
grouped question UIN 191624 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
595
label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
42592
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was paid in jobseeker's allowance payments to recipients in (a) Glasgow, (b) Edinburgh, (c) Dundee and (d) Aberdeen in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Murphy more like this
uin 191624 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The amount paid in Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseekers Allowance in 2012/13 can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA</p></td><td><p>JSA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Glasgow City</p></td><td><p>153</p></td><td><p>83</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Edinburgh, City of</p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>38</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dundee City</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>19</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aberdeen City</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: DWP statistical data</p><p>Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. Benefit expenditure for Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseekers Allowance can be found in the Local Authority tables as per link</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls</a></p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
grouped question UIN 191623 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
595
label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
42593
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people and what proportion of the working population have been in receipt of incapacity benefit or employment and support allowance for over (a) two years, (b) five years and (c) 10 years in each region of England. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 191625 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested is shown in the tables below.</p><p>Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance (IB/SDA) claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>All cases</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of 2 to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of 5 to 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of over 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>29,950</p></td><td><p>1.9</p></td><td><p>1,820</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>6,380</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>21,500</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>77,400</p></td><td><p>1.8</p></td><td><p>3,250</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>17,650</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>55,980</p></td><td><p>1.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>47,770</p></td><td><p>1.5</p></td><td><p>1,980</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>10,700</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>34,760</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>39,600</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td><td><p>1,370</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>9,020</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>28,820</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>55,560</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>2,130</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>13,770</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>39,260</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>45,960</p></td><td><p>1.3</p></td><td><p>1,730</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>12,710</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>31,030</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>87,890</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>4,420</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>26,990</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>55,570</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>60,710</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td><td><p>2,250</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>15,570</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>42,410</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>51,240</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>1,960</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>13,200</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>35,620</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>All</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of up to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>102,540</p></td><td><p>6.5</p></td><td><p>16,010</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>284,580</p></td><td><p>6.6</p></td><td><p>49,000</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>170,050</p></td><td><p>5.2</p></td><td><p>29,980</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>130,210</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td><td><p>23,430</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>166,670</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>30,220</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>133,560</p></td><td><p>3.8</p></td><td><p>26,410</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>227,650</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td><td><p>48,070</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>185,150</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>36,240</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>135,980</p></td><td><p>4.3</p></td><td><p>26,390</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: DWP IGS 100% WPLS and ONS Mid-2012 Population Estimates</p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages are shown rounded to one decimal place. “ – “ denotes nil or negligible.</li><li>Working age population figures are defined as males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-59.</li><li>Incapacity Benefit was replaced by Employment Support Allowance (ESA) for new claims from October 2008.</li><li>Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance figures will include some people receiving National Insurance credits only.</li><li>The caseload data provided for IB/SDA and ESA is published and can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool</a></li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42594
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of the claimants who have returned to Jobcentre Plus after 104 weeks on the Work Programme are attached to each jobcentre in the UK; and what proportion of each jobcentre's caseload such people represent. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 191627 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p><strong> </strong>Statistics on the number of claimants, who have returned to Jobcentre Plus after 104 weeks on the Work Programme, by Jobcentre Plus district, can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p><p> </p><p>In order to calculate the proportions, statistics on the number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants by jobcentre plus district can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/default.asp" target="_blank">https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/default.asp</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp" target="_blank">https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42595
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much in housing benefit payments was paid to recipients in (a) Glasgow, (b) Edinburgh, (c) Dundee and (d) Aberdeen in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Murphy more like this
uin 191626 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The amount paid in Housing Benefit in 2012/13 can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="3"><p> </p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HB</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Glasgow City</p></td><td><p>348</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>City of Edinburgh</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dundee City</p></td><td><p>77</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aberdeen City</p></td><td><p>55</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Local authority statistical data and subsidy returns.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. Benefit expenditure for Housing Benefit can be found in the Local Authority tables as per link <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266828/la-tables-201213.xls</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
595
label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
42596
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people in Brigg and Goole constituency who have begun an apprenticeship through support provided on the work programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
tabling member printed
Andrew Percy more like this
uin 191638 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The data requested is not available. Participants on the Work Programme are some of the hardest people to help into work, what we do know from the latest industry published statistics is that nationally from June 2011 to December 2013, 498,000 people have been helped into work by the Work Programme.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
3939
label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
42597
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what effect on the budget of universal credit the decision to develop a second IT system will have; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 191629 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 12 December 2013, Official Report column 314w.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42598
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people and what proportion of the working age population have been in receipt of jobseeker's allowance for over (a) two years, (b) five years and (c) 10 years in each region of England. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 191628 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is shown in the tables below.</p><p> </p><p>Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p>All</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of 2 to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of 5 to 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of over 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>77,400</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>14,330</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>166,260</p></td><td><p>3.8</p></td><td><p>22,990</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>140,760</p></td><td><p>4.3</p></td><td><p>23,660</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>810</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>110</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>87,700</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td><td><p>12,900</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>630</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>141,210</p></td><td><p>4.2</p></td><td><p>23,410</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>1,490</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>93,300</p></td><td><p>2.6</p></td><td><p>13,370</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>420</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>191,590</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>30,990</p></td><td><p>0.6</p></td><td><p>1,420</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>250</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>107,830</p></td><td><p>2.1</p></td><td><p>13,550</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>610</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>68,750</p></td><td><p>2.2</p></td><td><p>8,530</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Source: DWP IGS 100% WPLS and ONS Mid-2012 Population Estimates</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages are shown rounded to one decimal place. “ – “ denotes nil or negligible.</li><li>Working age population figures are defined as males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-59.</li></ol><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42602
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on the housing benefit budget of limiting all rents to local authority rent levels. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 191578 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>It is not possible to make a meaningful assessment. Limiting all rents to local authority rent levels would be a dramatic change to the housing market. It is therefore not possible to reliably predict what would happen to the supply and demand for accommodation, especially in the private rented sector, and the impacts on housing benefit expenditure.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
42605
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
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answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit claimants have been sanctioned for (a) four weeks, (b) three months and (c) three years in each month since January 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Oldham West and Royton more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Michael Meacher more like this
uin 191565 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
454
label Biography information for Mr Michael Meacher more like this
42615
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on the payment of pensions into post office card accounts. more like this
tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Lucas more like this
uin 191485 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department pays benefits and pensions by Direct Payment into a bank, building society, credit union or Post Office card account.</p><p>The Post Office card account is a very simple account with limited functionality. Our policy has always been clear that the best option, especially for people of working age, is an account that can accept payments from employers and has transactional facilities such as direct debits for the payment of bills and housing costs.</p><p>The Department is currently in discussions with Post Office Ltd and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to consider the future needs of customers beyond 2015.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
grouped question UIN 191484 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
1470
label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
42616
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Executive on the closure of the Independent Living Fund. more like this
tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Lucas more like this
uin 191486 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The devolved administrations in Wales and Scotland have been informed of the decision to close the Independent Living Fund on 30 June 2015. I will be writing to Ministers with further details shortly.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
1470
label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
42617
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on the payment of benefits into post office card accounts. more like this
tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Lucas more like this
uin 191484 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department pays benefits and pensions by Direct Payment into a bank, building society, credit union or Post Office card account.</p><p>The Post Office card account is a very simple account with limited functionality. Our policy has always been clear that the best option, especially for people of working age, is an account that can accept payments from employers and has transactional facilities such as direct debits for the payment of bills and housing costs.</p><p>The Department is currently in discussions with Post Office Ltd and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to consider the future needs of customers beyond 2015.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
grouped question UIN 191485 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
1470
label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
42618
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
tabling member printed
Rachel Reeves more like this
uin 191507 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
grouped question UIN
191508 more like this
191509 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
4031
label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42619
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
tabling member printed
Rachel Reeves more like this
uin 191508 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
grouped question UIN
191507 more like this
191509 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
4031
label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
42620
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 remove filter
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
tabling member printed
Rachel Reeves