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1002002
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether there is provision in place to equalise universal credit entitlement when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188012 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188013 more like this
188014 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1002003
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department takes to ensure that there is a fair division when recovering advance payments when a couple separate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188013 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188012 more like this
188014 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1002004
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Separation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department take steps to ensures that the remaining claimant of universal credit is not held fully responsible for unpaid advance payments when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188014 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
188012 more like this
188013 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1003688
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Billing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of contracts issued by his Department and contractors include provisions to impose, as between parties to the subcontract, that any payment due from the contractor to a subcontractor under the contract is to be made no later than the end of a period of 30 days from the date on which the relevant invoice is regarded as valid and undisputed, as required by the Public Contract Regulations 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 189570 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) standard and short form contractual Terms and Conditions ensure the department meets the requirements of the Public Contact Regulations 2015 by including clauses that a contractor shall pay the sub-contractor no later than thirty (30) days from the date on which the Authority has determined that the invoice is valid and undisputed. Since the introduction of the requirement in March 2015 the vast majority of DWP contracts include these provisions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T17:39:41.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:39:41.647Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
420353
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-09more like thismore than 2015-10-09
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disability: Government Assistance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that disabled people are given appropriate support to lead an active and independent lifestyle. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 10785 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-15more like thismore than 2015-10-15
star this property answer text <p>This Government has an ambitious vision for disabled people, which is set out in our cross-government disability strategy: Fulfilling Potential which we published in 2013.</p><p>Fulfilling Potential aims to remove the barriers that disabled people face to enable them to fulfil their potential, live independently and have equal opportunities to play a full and active role in society.</p><p>We developed our approach with disabled people and it reflects what they have said is important to bring about the changes that will have a real and lasting impact on their day-to-day lives.</p><p>As part of our approach we are committed to continuing to provide support for those disabled people who need it, whilst enabling those who can work to do so. We continue to spend around £50 billion on services and benefits for disabled people. We are committed to halving the disability employment gap and over the last year, we have seen disability employment increase by over 226,000.</p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-10-15T14:04:33.667Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-15T14:04:33.667Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
596098
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Hemsworth more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Hemsworth constituency who have had benefit payments reinstated after a mandatory reconsideration decision are awaiting a fully back-dated entitlement payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 47454 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
star this property answer text <p>The information is not available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 47277 more like this
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less than 2016-10-14T12:09:56.75Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T12:09:56.75Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
596099
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance the Government makes available to people awaiting a fully back-dated benefits entitlement payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 47453 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>No guidance is required because the need to pay benefit without delay is in legislation.</p><p> </p><p>We inform claimants once a decision to backdate payment has been made and endeavour to make all payments as quickly as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T16:15:50.873Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T16:15:50.873Z
star this property answering member
4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
596105
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Hemsworth more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Hemsworth constituency who have waited more than 42 days to receive a mandatory reconsideration decision since the introduction of that process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 47277 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
star this property answer text <p>The information is not available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 47454 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-10-14T12:09:56.83Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T12:09:56.83Z
star this property answering member
4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
596121
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many reports his Department has received on the number of letters on the Social Fund sent and lost in the in the post in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 47128 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not collated centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
47129 more like this
47130 more like this
47131 more like this
47132 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-10-17T15:43:55.063Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T15:43:55.063Z
star this property answering member
4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
596122
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many reports his Department has received on the number of letters on the Fraud and Error Service sent and lost in the in the post in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 47129 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not collated centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
47128 more like this
47130 more like this
47131 more like this
47132 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-10-17T15:43:55.143Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T15:43:55.143Z
star this property answering member
4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
410
star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this