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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-09more like thismore than 2015-01-09
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 Widowed Parents Allowance remove filter
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, whether his Department has conducted an impact assessment of proposed changes to the widowed parent's allowance; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
tabling member printed
Katy Clark more like this
uin 220244 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
answer text <p /> <p>Bereavement benefits including Widowed Parent’s Allowance will be replaced by Bereavement Support Payment from April 2017. Those already in receipt of the existing benefit will not be affected by the change.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>An impact assessment was published in April 2014: “Replacement of existing Bereavement Benefits for New Claims from April 2017 – Bereavement Benefits for the 21<sup>st</sup> Century (in Great Britain)”</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/311318/pensions-act-ia-annex-d-bereavement-support-payment.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/311318/pensions-act-ia-annex-d-bereavement-support-payment.pdf</a></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 2015-01-16T14:01:49.057Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-16T14:01:49.057Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
1590
label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this