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star this property date less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Poverty: Children 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have carried out any forecasts of the level of child poverty between now and 2020; and if so, whether they will be made public. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
star this property uin HL3230 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Government does not produce forecasts of the number of children living in income poverty as the number of children in poverty is dependent on factors which cannot be reliably predicted, such as the median income.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does measure annual child poverty statistics through the National Statistics Households Below Average Income (HBAI) series. Estimates of the number and proportion of children in relative and absolute low income in the UK have consistently been reported since 1998/99; these are available for each financial year up to 2012/13, the latest period for which estimates are available.</p><p> </p><p>There has been no assessment of the impact on child poverty of the combined tax and benefit changes announced since May 2010. Available survey data does not allow the Government to robustly assess the combined effects of tax and benefit policy on households with children.</p><p> </p><p>However, this Government has taken unprecedented steps to assess the effects of its policy decisions across the distribution of household income, by publishing analysis of the cumulative effects of the tax and welfare measures announced at each fiscal event since the June Budget 2010. The latest analysis can be found in Chapter 2 of the attached report.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3231 more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T16:55:04.767Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T16:55:04.767Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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4308
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
166640
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Poverty: Children 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have calculated the impact on child poverty of the combined tax and benefit policy changes announced to date since May 2010. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
star this property uin HL3231 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government does not produce forecasts of the number of children living in income poverty as the number of children in poverty is dependent on factors which cannot be reliably predicted, such as the median income.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does measure annual child poverty statistics through the National Statistics Households Below Average Income (HBAI) series. Estimates of the number and proportion of children in relative and absolute low income in the UK have consistently been reported since 1998/99; these are available for each financial year up to 2012/13, the latest period for which estimates are available.</p><p> </p><p>There has been no assessment of the impact on child poverty of the combined tax and benefit changes announced since May 2010. Available survey data does not allow the Government to robustly assess the combined effects of tax and benefit policy on households with children.</p><p> </p><p>However, this Government has taken unprecedented steps to assess the effects of its policy decisions across the distribution of household income, by publishing analysis of the cumulative effects of the tax and welfare measures announced at each fiscal event since the June Budget 2010. The latest analysis can be found in Chapter 2 of the attached report.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3230 more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T16:55:04.907Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T16:55:04.907Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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4308
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
168727
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the inclusion of a threshold of a 25 per cent change in income before child maintenance payments are adjusted in the 2012 child maintenance scheme on people paying child maintenance who are (a) self-employed and (b) in insecure work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 217727 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>At this point in time there are no plans to include this in the overall impact assessment of the reforms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T11:55:08.887Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T11:55:08.887Z
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220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
301
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
168396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 20 December 2012 to the hon. Member for Liverpool, Wavertree, Official Report, column 929W, on food banks, what visits Ministers of his Department have made to foodbanks in order to assess the effects of welfare reforms on foodbank use since December 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rhondda more like this
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Chris Bryant more like this
star this property uin 217484 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>DWP Ministers have visited a range of organisations, including foodbanks, and discussed various topics, including welfare reform.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T17:43:45.337Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T17:43:45.337Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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32887
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
1446
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Bryant more like this
169047
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Funeral Payments: Motherwell 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for funeral payments were awarded by his Department in Motherwell and Wishaw constituency in each of the last three years; and what the average such award was in each of those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Mr Frank Roy more like this
star this property uin 217930 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>DWP does not hold data on Funeral Payments at constituency level.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T12:20:38.09Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T12:20:38.09Z
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220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
626
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Frank Roy more like this
168741
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Pension Protection Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the sufficiency of the payment protection fund budget in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16 to meet current and backdated claims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 217645 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>I have understood the question to be about the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), which pays compensation to members of eligible pension schemes where the employer is insolvent and the scheme can not afford the PPF level of compensation.</p><p> </p><p>The Board of the PPF is responsible for ensuring that it has sufficient funds to pay compensation. The Fund only has to meet the costs of compensation payments as they fall due.</p><p>The funding of the PPF has been designed to be robust in the long term.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T12:00:51.487Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T12:00:51.487Z
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220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
301
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
168738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Programme 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints have been made to the Merlin Mediation Service about non-compliance with the Merlin Standard since April 2012; and what the outcome was of each such complaint. 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 217672 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>Since April 2012 six cases have progressed as appropriate through the mediation process to conclusion. There are currently no cases in the mediation process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T17:30:20.757Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T17:30:20.757Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
168736
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he expects to have gathered sufficient data from labour market trials to compare the effectiveness of the different approaches to in-work progression with Universal Credit. 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 217674 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Secretary of State announced on 29 September that pilots will be delivered in Universal Credit from 2015. The first in-work progression Randomised Control Trial (RCT) will be launched in Universal Credit in 2015 in line with national roll-out. Results are dependent upon the total claimant numbers available to participate in the RCT.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T17:20:17.85Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T17:20:17.85Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
168729
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing Benefit: Warrington 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in each ward in Warrington are subject to the under-occupancy penalty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 217740 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available by ward.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T16:41:18.71Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T16:41:18.71Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
432
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
168410
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have died since May 2010 while their benefit was withheld as a result of sanction. 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 217571 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The specific information is not collected.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T12:17:59.247Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T12:17:59.247Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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32885
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this