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star this property date less than 2014-02-03more like thismore than 2014-02-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are currently awaiting work capability assessments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>In May 2010 there were 225,000 cases with Atos Health care and as of 28 February 2014 there were around 766,000 outstanding cases awaiting Work Capability Assessments being completed. This figure does not include cases yet to be referred to Atos or cases referred to Atos but where the claimant has yet to return the claimant questionnaire.</p><p> </p><p>This includes (a) around 371,000 new claimants of Employment and Support Allowance who should be receiving the assessment rate of the benefit; (b) around 293,000 existing recipients of Employment and Support Allowance awaiting a review; and (c) around 102,000 existing Incapacity Benefit recipients awaiting reassessment.</p><p> </p><p>This figure is based on operational management information received from Atos Healthcare and is rounded to the nearest thousand.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
36518
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-02-03more like thismore than 2014-02-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average waiting time for applicants for employment and support allowance is between submission of the ESA50 form and the date of the work capability assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 186212 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 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The average time from submission of an ESA50 to the completion of a face-to-face Work Capability Assessment (for both Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefit Reassessment), for the period from February 2013 to January 2014, was 64 working days</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning remove filter
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
38402
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star this property date less than 2014-02-11more like thismore than 2014-02-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of initial employment and support allowance claims have taken over 91 days in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
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Paul Maynard more like this
star this property uin 187843 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 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The table estimates, for all new Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claims made in each of the last three years, which have had a determination in relation the Work Capability Assessment (WCA), the proportion of claims that were completed in over 91 days. </p><p> </p><p>Number and proportion of completed initial ESA claims each year between April 2010 and March 2013 that were completed in more than 13 weeks by year of claim start date</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p>ESA claim start date between:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Apr-10 to </p><p>Mar-11</p></td><td><p>Apr-11 to </p><p>Mar-12</p></td><td><p>Apr-12 to </p><p>Mar-13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Completed in more than 13 weeks</p></td><td><p>231,700</p></td><td><p>316,000</p></td><td><p>364,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Percentage completed in more than 13 weeks</p></td><td><p>58</p></td><td><p>83</p></td><td><p>78</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source: Department for Work and Pensions benefit administration dataset</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>All values are rounded; therefore addition of all volumes for outcomes may not sum to total cases. Caseload volumes have been rounded to the nearest 100.</li><li>For around 10% of all new claims, the duration cannot be determined due to data not being available, so these have been excluded from the analysis above. These are mainly claims with the one or other of the dates missing so the time from the claim start to the notification of the WCA output cannot be calculated. Those still waiting for an assessment are also excluded.</li><li>The data presented above comes from benefit claims data held by the Department for Work and Pensions. It related to new ESA claims; Incapacity Benefit (IB) claims reassessments are not included. In October 2008, ESA replaced IB for new claims. Starting with a trial in October 2010, and reaching a full scale national roll-out in April 2011, existing IB claims began to be phased out, with claimants reassessed to see if they qualify for ESA instead.</li><li>As the Official Statistics on ESA and the WCA do not focus on benefit durations, the underlying data used to provide the information has not been quality assured to the same level, and should be treated with caution.</li><li>ESA payments commence from the start of the claim. Where the WCA takes longer than 91 days and the claimant is found to be eligible for the benefit payments of the relevant component will be backdated to the 92<sup>nd</sup> day.</li></ol><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-05more like thismore than 2014-03-05
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what funding his Department provided for staff to carry out trade union activities in each of the last three years; and how many days staff spent on those activities in those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
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Alun Cairns more like this
star this property uin 190698 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 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /><ol start="1" type="1"><li>The Department provides no funding for any trade union related activities. However it does allow time for these activities to be undertaken. </li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2" type="1"><li>The Department did not report on the amount of trade union activities taken by our representatives in the years 2011-12 and 2012-13, as such the figures shown below are estimates based on the allocation of time we allowed for union representatives to use on trade union activities. </li></ol><p> </p><ol start="3" type="1"><li>The Department has undergone a significant amount of change in its facility time arrangements over the last 12 months as it has introduced the Cabinet Office reforms from June 2013, this has resulted in a decrease in the amount of time taken by our people for trade union activities </li></ol><p> </p><ol start="4" type="1"><li>The data relating to 2013-14 covers the period April 2013 to December 2013. </li></ol><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Facility time taken by Union Representatives (days)</p></td><td><p>% of total working days</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,219</p></td><td><p>0.09%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>15,409</p></td><td><p>0.08%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>3,124</p></td><td><p>0.02%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
42334
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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25259
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star this property 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
star this property uin 191235 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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191236 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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1528
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4003
unstar this property label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42333
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
star this property uin 191236 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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191235 more like this
191237 more like this
191238 more like this
191243 more like this
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191255 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning remove filter
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4003
unstar this property label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42336
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
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star this property 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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191235 more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4003
unstar this property label Biography information for Teresa Pearce more like this
42338
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star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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25259
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star this property 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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191235 more like this
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star this property 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
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star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Erith and Thamesmead more like this
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Teresa Pearce more like this
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star this property 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>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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