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170553
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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 paupers' funerals in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 218762 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p /> <p>My department does not collect data on the number of Local Authority funerals.</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 2014-12-18T11:57:14.447Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:57:14.447Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
224057
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
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 Children: Maintenance 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 many first contact notice of closure letters have been sent to (a) Segment 1 and (b) Segment 2 CSA cases in (i) the UK, (ii) Scotland, (iii) England, (iv) Wales and (v) Northern Ireland. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 225652 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-03-04more like thismore than 2015-03-04
answer text <p /> <p> </p><p /> <p /> <p>The table below shows the total number of segment 1 first contact notice of closure letters that have been sent up to the 21 February 2015. Management information regarding segment 2 letters is not yet available as it is currently under development and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number of Letters sent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>345,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>278,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>30,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>21,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other</p></td><td><p>14,900</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100.</li><li>Numbers include Proactive and Reactive case closure letters.</li><li>Northern Ireland cases include cases managed by the CSA in Great Britain where the Parent with Care or Non Resident Parent lives in Northern Ireland. This does not include cases managed by the Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Enforcement Division (CMED).</li><li>Cases included in the ‘Other’ category are cases where the Parent with Care or Non Resident Parent has moved abroad, or where the area of the Parent with Care or Non Resident Parent is not available on the management information.</li></ol><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-03-04T14:51:21.787Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-04T14:51:21.787Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170555
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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 Children: Maintenance 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 was outstanding in child maintenance arrears in each (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) local authority area in each of the last four years. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 218713 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p /> <p>(a) The attached document (CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency) provides a breakdown of outstanding child maintenance arrears on cases administered by the Child Support Agency (CSA) by parliamentary constituency, as at June 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Outstanding child maintenance arrears, on cases administered by the CSA, broken down by local authority is published in the six-monthly regional tables. The latest published regional figures contain data as at June 2014 which can be found at the following link:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/347756/csa_qtr_summ_stats_regional_jun14.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/347756/csa_qtr_summ_stats_regional_jun14.xls</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 2014-12-18T13:31:08.003Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T13:31:08.003Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
attachment
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file name CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency.xls more like this
title CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170549
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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 Children: Maintenance 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 many liability orders for oustanding child maintenance arrears have been issued to non-resident parents in each of the last four years for which figures are available in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England, (e) Northern Ireland, (f) each local authority area and (g) each Parliamentary constituency. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 218761 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p /> <p>Figures on the number of liability orders granted in relation to cases administered by the Child Support Agency is published in table 17 (page 44) of the latest <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-support-agency-quarterly-summary-statistics-september-2014" target="_blank">Child Support Agency Quarterly Summary of Statistics</a>, which contains data up to September 2014. Information on liability orders broken down by country is not routinely recorded for management information purposes and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>We are not yet in a position to release full statistics on the 2012 Scheme, administered by the Child Maintenance Service, but when system data becomes available and fully assured they will be released as part of a managed process, which will be pre-announced and in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</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 2014-12-18T11:52:45.277Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:52:45.277Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
177614
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
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 Children: Maintenance 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 estimates it will raise in child maintenance service charges in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 223209 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
answer text <p /> <p>Paragraphs 101 to 108 of the CSA Case Closure, Introducing CMS Fees, Supporting Family Based Arrangements Impact Assessment give an estimate of the income expected to be raised through the introduction of fees. This Impact Assessment, published on 22 November 2013, is available at</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/259694/cm-case-closure-and-charges-regs-ia-final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/259694/cm-case-closure-and-charges-regs-ia-final.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>No separate estimate for has been made for Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>Parents can avoid all fees and charges by making a family-based child maintenance arrangement, which they can be helped to achieve by contacting Child Maintenance Options. Where this is not possible, on-going collection and enforcement charges can be avoided by using ‘Direct Pay’.</p><p> </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 2015-02-09T14:41:30.173Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-09T14:41:30.173Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
176195
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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 Social Security Benefits: British Nationals Abroad 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 many overseas recipients of (a) pension credit, (b) winter fuel allowance and (c) the Christmas bonus there were in each of the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 222298 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
answer text <p /> <p>Pension Credit is for people who are present and habitually resident in Great Britain. However, Pension Credit may be payable for periods of temporary absence from Great Britain not exceeding 13 weeks, or for the duration of medical treatment received abroad under the National Health Service.</p><p> </p><p>Latest available statistics for Winter Fuel Payments in the European Economic Area and Switzerland are published on the Department’s website at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/winter-fuel-payments-by-eea-country" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/winter-fuel-payments-by-eea-country</a></p><p> </p><p>Available statistics for Christmas bonus payments overseas are shown in the table (thousands):</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>All (GB and overseas)</p></td><td><p>Overseas*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>15,468</p></td><td><p>481</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>15,586</p></td><td><p>472</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>15,547</p></td><td><p>456</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>15,466</p></td><td><p>442</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>15,370</p></td><td><p>425</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>* Overseas figures are for those not in GB. To get a Christmas bonus you must be present or ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar, any European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland during the qualifying week.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-02-03T11:32:37.8Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T11:32:37.8Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
177613
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
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 Social Security Benefits: British Nationals Abroad 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, pursuant to the Answer of 27 January 2015 to Question 222298, how much was paid to overseas recipients of (a) pension credit, (b) winter fuel allowance and (c) the Christmas bonus in each of the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 223208 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
answer text <p /> <p>Pension Credit is for people who are present and habitually resident in Great Britain. However, Pension Credit may be payable for periods of temporary absence from Great Britain not exceeding 13 weeks, or for the duration of medical treatment received abroad under the National Health Service.</p><p> </p><p>Overseas expenditure for Pension Credit and Winter Fuel Allowance is available and is published at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/390060/Expenditure_by_region_201314.xlsx" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/390060/Expenditure_by_region_201314.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>Overseas expenditure for Christmas Bonus is shown in the table below.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Christmas Bonus Overseas expenditure £m</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nominal Terms</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Real Terms 2014/15 Prices</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Source: DWP statistical and accounting data</p>
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-02-10T14:33:16.357Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T14:33:16.357Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170020
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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 Pensions 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 proportion of (a) women and (b) men in (i) the UK, (ii) Scotland, (iii) England, (iv) Wales and (v) Northern Ireland aged 56 years who in each of the last four years have had no pension savings. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 218416 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
answer text <p /> <p>The exact breakdowns that have been requested are not readily available.</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 2014-12-16T11:42:47.75Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T11:42:47.75Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
224058
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
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 Children: Maintenance 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 his Department's most recent estimate is of the number of Child Support Agency cases within each segment of the planned case closure programme in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 225674 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
answer text <p /> <p>The most recent estimates of the number of Child Support Agency cases within each segment of the case closure programme are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="5"><p>SEGMENT</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Segment 1</p></td><td><p>Segment 2</p></td><td><p>Segment 3</p></td><td><p>Segment 4</p></td><td><p>Segment 5</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>137,900</p></td><td><p>48,600</p></td><td><p>21,900</p></td><td><p>317,000</p></td><td><p>106,200</p></td><td><p>631,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>15,000</p></td><td><p>4,000</p></td><td><p>2,100</p></td><td><p>31,600</p></td><td><p>10,800</p></td><td><p>63,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>10,300</p></td><td><p>3,200</p></td><td><p>1,500</p></td><td><p>22,400</p></td><td><p>7,500</p></td><td><p>44,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>NI</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>200</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>800</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>1,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>500</p></td><td><p>200</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>164,000</p></td><td><p>56,000</p></td><td><p>25,800</p></td><td><p>372,200</p></td><td><p>125,100</p></td><td><p>743,100</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p>1. These are indicative estimates based on the case load as at 31 January 2015 and are subject to change due to cases continually moving segments.</p><p>2. Northern Ireland cases include cases managed by the CSA in Great Britain where the Parent with Care or Non Resident Parent lives in Northern Ireland. This does not include cases managed by the Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Enforcement Division (CMED).</p><p>3. Other includes those that are abroad or where insufficient information is held to enable classification.</p><p>4. Volumes shown in the table above represent all live cases that were eligible for case closure and had not been closed as at 31 January 2015.</p><p>5. Figures rounded to the nearest 100 and may not sum due to rounding.</p>
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T13:09:44.95Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T13:09:44.95Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170021
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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 Children: Maintenance 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, in how many live Child Support Agency cases with maintenance arrears there is an arrears charging schedule in place; and in how many such cases arrears repayments are being made in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash remove filter
uin 218415 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
answer text <p /> <p>The table below shows the number of Child Support Agency cases with an arrears liability and the number of those cases paying towards arrears in the quarter ending September 2014:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Cases with an Arrears Liability</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Paying Towards Arrears</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>105,600</p></td><td><p>19,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>1,026,400</p></td><td><p>199,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>73,200</p></td><td><p>14,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland<sup>4</sup></p></td><td><p>2,700</p></td><td><p>600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other<sup>5</sup></p></td><td><p>50,500</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>1,258,400</p></td><td><p>234,600</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p>1. In January 2012 new methodology was introduced to provide a more accurate view of the number of cases contributing towards arrears. Previously, arrears collected figures included arrears of maintenance that have been linked to an arrears collection schedule. In the new methodology, payments above the current liability are counted as receipts towards arrears.</p><p>2. The latest <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-support-agency-quarterly-summary-statistics-september-2014" target="_blank">Child Support Agency Quarterly Summary of Statistics</a> contains data up to September 2014. Table 10: Cases Contributing Towards Arrears, shows the number of cases with an arrears liability and also the number of cases paying towards arrears.</p><p>3. Figures rounded to the nearest 100 and may not sum due to rounding.</p><p>4. Northern Ireland cases include cases managed by the CSA in Great Britain where the Parent with Care lives in Northern Ireland. This does not include cases managed by the Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Enforcement Division (CMED).</p><p>5. Cases included in the ‘Other’ category are cases where either the Parent with Care has moved abroad, or where the area of the Parent with Care is Unknown.</p>
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate remove filter
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-16T11:53:24.157Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T11:53:24.157Z
answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this