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star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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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 Personal Independence Payment more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Altmann on 4 December (HL3783) that the Personal Independence Payment assessment criteria were "designed in close collaboration with disabled people and disability groups", whether they will now take into account the responses to the consultation held separately between 24 June and 5 August 2013 on the moving around criteria. more like this
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Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
star this property uin HL4504 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
star this property answer text <p><strong>The full public consultation on the ‘Moving around’ activity of the mobility component closed on 5 August 2013. We received more than 1,100 responses. We carefully considered all the responses received, including the suggestions for alternative approaches. We published our response to the consultation on 21 October 2013.</strong></p><br /><p><strong>We believe the assessment criteria, including the 20 metres distance, are the best way of identifying those whose physical mobility is most limited, so we did not make any changes. However, we have strengthened the measures around the reliability criteria – we recognise these are a key protection for claimants.</strong></p><br /><p><strong>Our response to the consultation is annexed to this answer.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Altmann more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T12:19:10.83Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T12:19:10.83Z
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less than 2015-12-22T14:16:11.56Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-22T14:16:11.56Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property file name Annex HL 4504.pdf more like this
star this property title Annex "Moving around activity" more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
535892
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star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the cumulative impact of housing benefit cuts, benefit caps and council tax on the health of benefit claimants, both those in work and unemployed, since 2008, taking into account the impact of debt on mental health and the need for women to receive a healthy diet before they conceive and while they are pregnant if they are to give birth to healthy babies. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL1171 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Impact assessments published for welfare changes, for example those relating to the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016, are available on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Published impact assessments not available on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a> may be available at <a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.nationalarchives.gov.uk</a>.</p><p> </p><p>We already have cumulative distributional analysis published by HMT that is the most comprehensive available covering not only the effects of direct cash transfers between households and government but also the effects of frontline public service provision.</p><p> </p><p>Our welfare reforms since 2010 are intended to incentivise work and make work pay. There is a strong evidence base showing that work is generally good for physical and mental health and wellbeing. We recognise that not everyone can work and therefore we provide financial assistance.</p><p> </p><p>The employment rate <del class="ministerial">remains</del><ins class="ministerial"> is</ins> at 74.4 per cent which is the highest since comparable records began. In addition the number and rate of workless households are both at a record low.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-07-21T13:54:07.583Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-21T13:54:07.583Z
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less than 2016-07-25T08:29:25.017Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T08:29:25.017Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hollins more like this
535908
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Pensions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an estimate of the cost of their monetary policy on the solvency of pension schemes, and whether they plan to use the profit made from quantitative easing to strengthen the financial position of the Pension Protection Fund. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL1186 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-25more like thismore than 2016-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s monetary policy framework gives operational responsibility for monetary policy to the independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at the Bank of England. Decisions on setting monetary policy are for the judgement of the Monetary Policy Committee.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is sensitive to the fact that there will be those who gain and those who lose from any particular monetary policy decision. Such distributional effects typically balance out over the course of a policy cycle.</p><p> </p><p>Over the last six years low interest rates have helped households and businesses through challenging economic times. Furthermore, as the Bank of England has explained in its article entitled &quot;The distributional effects of asset purchases&quot; published in its 2012 Q3 Quarterly Bulletin: &quot;Without the Bank's asset purchases, most people in the United Kingdom would have been worse off. Economic growth would have been lower. Unemployment would have been higher. Many more companies would have gone out of business. This would have had a significant detrimental impact on savers and pensioners along with every other group in our society.&quot;</p><p> </p><p>The Pension Protection Fund is financially sustainable and there are no plans to further strengthen it. The PPF 2015/16 annual report said that the Fund has over <del class="ministerial">£22</del> <ins class="ministerial">£23 </ins>billion assets under management and is <del class="ministerial">115</del> <ins class="ministerial">116.3</ins> per cent funded.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-07-25T14:26:51.387Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T14:26:51.387Z
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less than 2016-08-04T13:42:34.987Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-04T13:42:34.987Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
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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 Occupational Pensions: Pension Funds more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce legislation (1) prohibiting companies withdrawing moneys from their pension funds for any reason, or (2) requiring them to keep their funds topped up to the level recommended by actuaries. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL6650 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-20more like thismore than 2017-04-20
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">Current legislation already requires schemes to have sufficient and appropriate assets to cover the cost of paying future pensions when they fall due, or to put in place a recovery plan to ensure that the scheme returns to full funding within a reasonable period. It also prohibits the transfer of funds from the scheme to the employer apart from some limited circumstances and where there is a surplus.</ins></p><p>The Government’s Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes Green Paper explores a number of aspects of defined benefit pensions, including scheme funding arrangements and invites views. This paper was laid before Parliament on 20 February 2017.</p><p>The closing date for comments is 14 May 2017; responses can be submitted to the following postal address:</p><p>DB Consultation Private Pensions</p><p>First Floor</p><p>Caxton House</p><p>6-12 Tothill Street</p><p>London</p><p>SW1A 9NA</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2017-04-20T09:35:00.98Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T09:35:00.98Z
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less than 2017-04-20T13:45:24.82Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T13:45:24.82Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
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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 Children: Maintenance more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many deaths since 2000 have been linked to Child Support Agency cases or cases managed by the Child Maintenance Service. more like this
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
star this property uin HL8617 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-25more like thismore than 2018-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We have interpreted your question to refer to the death, for any reason, of receiving or paying parent who is named on a case managed by the Child Support Agency (CSA) or the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).</p><p> </p><p>Data is only available for the 2003 CSA scheme, and for the CMS since December 2015. <del class="ministerial">IIt</del> <ins class="ministerial">It </ins>is standard practice for the Department to be informed of a death and for this to be recorded on departmental systems. It is only possible to identify a death of a case participant where the Department has a National Insurance number for the parent involved and has been informed of the death. Where the Department is informed of a death only the date is recorded as standard practice and as such any link beyond involvement in a case cannot be established.</p><p> </p><p>For 2003 scheme cases managed by the CSA there were 71,200 deaths informed to DWP between 2003 and 31st December 2017.</p><p> </p><p>For cases managed by the CMS there were 3,500 deaths informed to DWP between 1st December 2015 and 31st December 2017.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers have been rounded to the nearest one hundred.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T13:44:36.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T13:44:36.35Z
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less than 2018-07-17T15:04:25.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-17T15:04:25.317Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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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 National Insurance: Foreign Nationals more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many foreign nationals have been given national insurance numbers in the last eight quarters; how many were given numbers in total in those two years; and what were the top 20 nationalities of those given national insurance numbers in the last two years. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2129 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The information requested for the number of foreign nationals registered for national insurance numbers is published and available at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:</p><p> </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><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The number National Insurance numbers registered to foreign nationals in the last 8 quarters and the total number registered in the two year period from July 2012 to June 2014 is shown in Table 1.</ins></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The top 20 nationalities for those registered with a National Insurance number in the same two year period is in Table 2.</ins></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Table 1:</strong> Number of NINo registrations to adult overseas nationals entering the UK, by quarter for the last two years.</ins></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Jul-12 to Sep-12</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">123,590</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Oct-12 to Dec-12</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">139,390</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Jan-13 to Mar-13</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">178,372</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Apr-13 to Jun-13</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">131,525</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Jul-13 to Sep-13</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">148,389</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Oct-13 to Dec-13</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">158,953</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Jan-14 to Mar-14</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">164,432</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Apr-14 to Jun-14</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">93,945</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Total</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>1,138,593</strong></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Table 2:</strong> Total number of NINo registrations to adult overseas nationals entering the UK for the top 20 nationalities in the last 2 years.</ins></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Poland (Joined EU in 2004)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">188,046</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Spain</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">88,388</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Romania (Joined EU in 2007)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">81,122</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Italy</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">74,374</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">India</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">56,694</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Portugal</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">50,257</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Rep of Lithuania (Joined EU in 2004)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">45,950</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Hungary (Joined EU in 2004)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">45,450</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">France</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">41,920</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Bulgaria (Joined EU in 2007)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">31,580</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Rep of Ireland</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">30,604</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Pakistan</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">25,979</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Rep of Latvia (Joined EU in 2004)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">22,845</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Slovak Rep (Joined EU in 2004)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">22,361</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">China Peoples Rep</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">21,910</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Australia</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">20,788</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Germany</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">20,423</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Nigeria</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">19,965</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Greece</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">17,260</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">USA</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">16,767</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Source: Stat-Xplore, Department for Work and Pensions</ins></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Notes:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">1. Statistical disclosure control has been applied to this table to avoid the release of confidential data.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">2. A change to the process of recording NINos during the quarter April-June 2014, means that the volume of NINo registrations recorded are lower in this quarter than would otherwise be the case (estimated to be around 15% - 25% lower in the quarter April - June 2014 and 2% - 5% lower for the year to June 2014). Therefore, comparisons of NINo registrations over time for the latest periods (quarterly and annually) should be viewed with caution. The process issues impact all nationalities i.e. the impact is not skewed to migrants from specific countries.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">3. Registration date is derived from the date at which a NINo is maintained on the National Insurance Recording and Pay as you Earn System (NPS).</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">4. Data is available up to June 2014, which is the latest information available.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2014-10-22T14:51:46.337Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-22T14:51:46.337Z
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less than 2014-11-06T16:58:14.168268Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T16:58:14.168268Z
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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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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 Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their plans to address payment errors and delays for people attempting to claim Universal Credit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL9817 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-31more like thismore than 2018-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Around 80 per cent of new claims are paid in full and on time. In many cases, where full payment is not made on time by the end of the first assessment period, this is as a result of unresolved issues such as: some claimants have not signed their Claimant Commitment or passed identity checks, and the others have outstanding verification issues, such as for housing and self-employed earnings. Whilst their verification is on-going, many of these claimants receive a part payment for those elements of the claim that have been resolved. Within five weeks of the payment due date, 95 per cent of claims are paid in full.</p><p>DWP continues to monitor payment timeliness and we have made changes to improve payment timeliness. For example, we have built processes into the system to make it easier and quicker for people to verify information such as their housing costs.</p><p> </p><p>Advances are available to provide financial support until the first payment and these can now be repaid over a course of 12 months and can consist of up to 100 per cent of the indicative monthly award. We have also abolished waiting days and now provide 2 weeks of housing support to claimants moving to Universal Credit from Housing Benefit.</p><p> </p><p>If a claim has been delayed due to error, DWP can also consider awarding an ex-gratia payment, as set out in the guide of Financial Redress for Maladministration, available on gov.uk, and which is attached.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T13:50:40.76Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T13:50:40.76Z
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less than 2018-07-31T14:41:10.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T14:41:10.173Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property file name HL9817 Financial Redress for Maladministration FR.PDF more like this
star this property title Financial Redress for Maladministration more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether decisions on the next Comprehensive Spending Review will be taken before the outcome of the next Strategic Defence and Security Review. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL1945 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-21more like thismore than 2015-09-21
star this property answer text <p>The Spending Review will be published on 25<sup>th</sup> November, and work is currently underway on the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) which we expect to publish before the end of the year. These reviews will be closely aligned, recognising that economic security and national security are two sides of the same coin.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>At the Summer Budget, the Government committed to increased spending on defence and security, and to meet the properly measured NATO pledge to spend 2 per cent of GDP on defence every year of this decade. The allocation of a Joint Security Fund of up to an additional £1.5 billion per year by 2020/21, available to the Armed Forces and Security and Intelligence agencies, will also be based on the conclusions of the SDSR.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2015-09-21T15:53:26.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-21T15:53:26.637Z
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less than 2015-09-22T14:57:30.78Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T14:57:30.78Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Neill of Gatley on 30 July (HL1654), whether HM Revenue and Customs has target times by which members of the public can reasonably expect to get through on the telephone and speak to an official; and by what percentage extent there has been a change over the past three years in the number of telephone calls from the public seeking information or assistance from that Department. more like this
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Lord Quirk more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-21more like thismore than 2015-09-21
star this property answer text <p>As stated in an earlier response (HL897), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publishes its performance data quarterly on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC handles 50 million calls a year from customers. It aims to answer 80 per cent of all calls and accepts that it is not currently delivering on that aspiration. HMRC published a press release on 25 June in which it apologised for the poor service, acknowledged that some customers were struggling to get through on the telephone and outlined a number of initiatives it is putting in place to improve performance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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Treasury more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of (1) employees, and (2) other workers, in the UK who earn less than the personal tax threshold in any one job; and of those, how many are (a) male, and (b) female. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-09more like thismore than 2018-04-09
star this property answer text <p>Estimates of the number of individuals with earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance in any one job are shown in the table below. The table relates to the 2015-16 tax year when the Personal Allowance was £10,600.</p><p> </p><p>The figures are for people employed and taxed through Pay As You Earn Income Tax and with self-employment income taxed through Self Assessment. Individuals included in the table may have had more than one job in the year where they earnt below the Personal Allowance. The figures also include individuals with an income above £10,600 in one job, but who also had at least one job with PAYE or self-employment earnings below £10,600 in 2015-16.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Individuals with earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance in any one job, 2015-16 tax year (millions)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Employees <sup>(1)</sup></p></td><td><p>Self employed <sup>(2)(3)</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">8.34</del><ins class="ministerial">6.83</ins></p></td><td><p>2.11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">6.83</del><ins class="ministerial">8.34</ins></p></td><td><p>1.55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All</p></td><td><p>15.17</p></td><td><p>3.66</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes</p><ol><li><p>Based on Pay As You Earn data. The earnings definition used is the same as used in the publication, <em>UK Real Time Information, Experimental Statistics</em>.</p></li><li><p>The figures for self-employment income sources are based on the 2015-16 Survey of Personal</p><p>Incomes and consistent with information published in tables 3.9 and 3.10 of HMRC’s Personal Incomes statistics, tables 3.1 to 3.11.</p></li><li><p>Includes those who were trading but made a loss for the tax year.</p></li></ol><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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