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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Public Health Funerals more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of pauper's funerals in each of the last three years; and what steps his Department is taking to support families on low incomes with the costs of funerals. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 216270 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-02
answer text <p /> <p>My department does not collect data on the number of Local Authority funerals.</p><p> </p><p>The Social Fund Funeral Payment scheme continues to provide help towards a simple, respectful, low-cost funeral and in 2013/14, over 33,000 awards were made worth £44.7 million, with an average award of £1,347.</p><p> </p><p>Social Fund Budgeting Loans are also available to those on income related benefits to cover costs relating to funeral expenses.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-02T11:44:12.043Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
166453
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Catering more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on catering and hospitality since May 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
tabling member printed
Jonathan Ashworth more like this
uin 216193 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-02
answer text <p /> <p>Departmental expenditure on Hospitality from the start of the 2010 financial year up to 31<sup>st</sup> October 2014, the latest date for which information is available, is shown in the graph attached. Expenditure on catering is not specifically identified but expenditure on Working Lunches and Refreshments is held and this information is also included in the graph.</p><p> </p><p>Expenditure should be seen in the context of the number of staff employed by the Department, Currently 79,514 (as at 31 October 2014), which works out at a cost per head of £1.45 per year.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-02T13:10:57.163Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-02T13:10:57.163Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
attachment
1
file name Catering & Hospitality May 2010-31 Oct 2014.PDF more like this
title Catering & Hospitality May 2010-31 Oct 2014 more like this
tabling member
4244
label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
165960
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Marriage Guidance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps his Department has taken to support husbands and wives with relationship problems to enable families to stay together. more like this
tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Shannon more like this
uin 215885 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-02
answer text <p /> <p>This Government attaches a high priority to supporting couple relationships and committed a dedicated fund of £30 million for relationship support over the Spending Review period (2011-2015).</p><p> </p><p>We are funding a range of services through a number of expert providers to deliver relationship support provision, including preventative support targeted at couples at risk of family breakdown; activities to encourage the take-up of relationship support; and counselling for couples who may be experiencing difficulties.</p><p> </p><p>We have also introduced a Family Test which will mean that all new relevant domestic policies will need to be assessed for their impact on the family.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-02T11:49:44.89Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-02T11:49:44.89Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
4131
label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this