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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Carer's Allowance: Scotland 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 estimate he has made of the number of claimants of carer's allowance in Scotland who stopped receiving that allowance due to earning more than £110 per week in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9981 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>A carer can earn up to £110 a week after National Insurance, tax and other allowable expenses are deducted and still be able to receive Carer’s Allowance. The earnings limit was increased by 8% in April 2015 and 4,000 people will benefit from this increase this year. We have no plans to move to a taper system.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 9983 more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.623Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.623Z
star this property answering member
4105
unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
star this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
418525
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Carer's Allowance 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, if he will make it his policy that the recipients of carer's allowance lose only a proportion of that allowance when they begin to earn more that £110 per week. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9983 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>A carer can earn up to £110 a week after National Insurance, tax and other allowable expenses are deducted and still be able to receive Carer’s Allowance. The earnings limit was increased by 8% in April 2015 and 4,000 people will benefit from this increase this year. We have no plans to move to a taper system.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 9981 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.687Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.687Z
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4105
unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
star this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
759449
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance 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, when he plans to publish the criteria for exemption from employment and support allowance reassessments for people with long-term health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth more like this
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Debbie Abrahams more like this
star this property uin 9976 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>This change will come into effect in autumn 2017 and will apply to those with the most severe health conditions and disabilities who are placed in Employment and Support Allowance’s Support Group and the Universal Credit equivalent.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with stakeholders to finalise the criteria, once completed, the amended guidance will be incorporated into the Work Capability Assessment Handbook published annually on GOV.UK. This change will be reflected in the summer 2018 update.</p><p> </p><p>Through the development of the criteria we have consulted with a range of organisations, including representatives from some of the major health and disability charities through a stakeholder representative group.</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 9977 more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.443Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.443Z
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4017
unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4212
star this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this
759450
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance 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, which organisations his Department consulted when drawing up the criteria for exemption from employment and support allowance reassessments for people with long-term health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Debbie Abrahams more like this
star this property uin 9977 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>This change will come into effect in autumn 2017 and will apply to those with the most severe health conditions and disabilities who are placed in Employment and Support Allowance’s Support Group and the Universal Credit equivalent.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with stakeholders to finalise the criteria, once completed, the amended guidance will be incorporated into the Work Capability Assessment Handbook published annually on GOV.UK. This change will be reflected in the summer 2018 update.</p><p> </p><p>Through the development of the criteria we have consulted with a range of organisations, including representatives from some of the major health and disability charities through a stakeholder representative group.</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 9976 more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.38Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.38Z
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4017
unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
4212
star this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this
418659
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star 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 assessment he has made of the effect of reducing the benefit cap on (a) homelessness and (b) temporary accommodation costs borne by local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
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Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 10147 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 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on 20th July. A link to the impact assessment is included.</p><p><a href="http://www.parliament.uk/documents/impact-assessments/IA15-006.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.parliament.uk/documents/impact-assessments/IA15-006.pdf</a></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
star this property grouped question UIN 9965 more like this
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less than 2015-09-17T10:21:30.647Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T10:21:30.647Z
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4105
unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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1489
star this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
418045
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Housing 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 universal credit claims include an element for housing costs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 9828 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 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9829 more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T11:01:43.76Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T11:01:43.76Z
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4066
unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
418043
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 claimants are in receipt of universal credit; and of those claims how many have alternative payment arrangements in place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 9829 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 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9828 more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T11:01:43.84Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T11:01:43.84Z
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4066
unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
759273
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 assessment he has made of the merits of replicating the Welsh Government's child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9789 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9790 more like this
9791 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.927Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.927Z
star this property answering member
4008
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759274
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 plans he has to introduce annual reporting against targets for the Government's child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9790 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9791 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.99Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.99Z
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4008
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759275
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 plans he has to introduce quantifiable targets for the Government's next child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9791 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9790 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.037Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.037Z
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4008
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this