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star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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: Social Rented Housing 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 the average length of time was for a decision to be made on payment of the under-occupancy penalty in each year since 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 227213 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Separate decisions are not made in relation to under-occupation, but are a consideration when calculating Housing Benefit entitlement.</p><p> </p><p>Therefore this information is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:55:47.407Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:55:47.407Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
226403
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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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 Poverty 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 responsibilities Jobcentre Plus advisers have to provide further help or information to claimants who present as being unable to afford sufficient food for them or their family. 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 226984 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Jobcentre Advisers ensure claimants are provided with welfare support which includes provision for hardship or an advance of benefit where required.</p><p> </p><p>Where another organisation could be able to offer support to claimants, then Jobcentre Advisers are able to signpost claimants to their services.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:56:04.187Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:56:04.187Z
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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
226393
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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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, what recent forecast he has made of the number of parents with children who will be claiming universal credit in April 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 226980 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The department published planning projections of the Universal Credit in the publication 'Universal Credit at Work' published on 22 October 2014. The publication can be found at the below link. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-at-work" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-at-work</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department is not setting targets for numbers in receipt of Universal Credit at various points in time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 227110 more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:55:25.877Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:55:25.877Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
226400
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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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 Social Security Benefits 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 proportion of mandatory reconsiderations have been determined within two weeks. 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 226882 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p>In December 2014 the department published an ad-hoc release of experimental statistics on mandatory reconsideration (MR) requests made between 28<sup>th</sup> October 2013 and 31st October 2014. This included data which showed that on average it took 13 days to clear an ESA MR request.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/mandatory-reconsiderations-of-dwp-benefit-decisions-data-to-october-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/mandatory-reconsiderations-of-dwp-benefit-decisions-data-to-october-2014</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DWP plans to incorporate information on MR into existing regular statistical publications, including information on clearance times. However, before a decision to publish is made DWP statisticians need to ensure that the data is accurate and fit for purpose. When a decision has been made and as each publication is ready, we will pre-announce the improvements in accordance with the UKSA release protocols.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:55:42.663Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:55:42.663Z
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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
226802
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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, what his most recent forecast is of how many jobcentres will have universal credit available to all parents, both in and out of work, in April 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Exeter more like this
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Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin 227360 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the Oral answer Secretary of State gave to the House on 9 March 2015, <a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm150309/debtext/150309-0001.htm#1503092000267" target="_blank">UIN90716</a>.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:41:12.65Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:41:12.65Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property tabling member
230
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
226800
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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 Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals 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 estimate his Department has made of the number of employment and support allowance appeals (a) nationwide, (b) in the West Midlands and (c) in Coventry in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 227358 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information about the number of ESA appeals made nationwide, but not geographically, is provided quarterly by the Ministry of Justice. Each publication includes historical data.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1.4 in the link below provides the information for the period from 1.4.2009 – 31.12.2014 (the latest information available).</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunal-and-gender-recognition-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunal-and-gender-recognition-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2014</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:50:53.957Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:50:53.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
226417
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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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, what estimate he has made of the number of parents expected to claim universal credit once that benefit is fully rolled out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Exeter more like this
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Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin 227110 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p>The department published planning projections of the Universal Credit in the publication 'Universal Credit at Work' published on 22 October 2014. The publication can be found at the below link. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-at-work" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-at-work</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department is not setting targets for numbers in receipt of Universal Credit at various points in time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 226980 more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:55:25.96Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:55:25.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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230
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
226803
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2015 to Question 226033, when he expects migration to Universal Credit to finish, assuming no change in the labour market outlook or the pace at which claims are migrated. 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 227264 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p>Our planning assumptions are unchanged from those set out in the previous answer I gave to the Rt. Hon. Member Question <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=226033" target="_blank">UIN226033</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:50:45.643Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:50:45.643Z
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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
225943
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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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 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, pursuant to the Answer of 20 February 2015 to Question 224691, what steps his Department is taking to work with specialist charities which support people with learning disabilities, blind and partially sighted people and people with other impairments to ensure sanctions are applied fairly and appropriately. 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 226721 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department engages actively with a wide range of disability charities, including those who represent people with learning disabilities, blind people and partially sighted people, through the Disability Charities Consortium and the Fulfilling Potential Forum.</p><p> </p><p>A claimant’s medical circumstances are always taken into account when we consider whether they should undertake a specific activity to help support them back into work and claimants are encouraged to discuss the impact of their condition on their support needs.</p><p> </p><p>We do not sanction Employment and Support Allowance claimants for not finding work and will not require them to apply for or take up specific jobs. Before a sanction can be applied to vulnerable claimants such as those with learning difficulties or mental health conditions we make every effort to contact them via a home Visit or their carer/healthcare professional first to ensure they fully understand what they have been requested to do and the consequences of not doing it.</p><p> </p><p>Where claimants have good reason for not meeting requirements, then a sanction will not apply.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:47:27.503Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:47:27.503Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
226806
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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 Employment Schemes: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 March 2015 to Question 226635, how much of the £1 billion allocated to the Youth Contract has been spent to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 227315 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Total figures for the final year are still being finalised.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:26:49.813Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:26:49.813Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this