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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 meet representatives of the Scottish third sector to discuss the roll-out of universal credit in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
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Ronnie Cowan more like this
star this property uin 10387 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-11more like thismore than 2017-10-11
star this property answer text <p>Invitations to meet with third sector organisations are routinely considered by Ministers on a case by case basis.</p><p> </p><p>At departmental level officials from the DWP have regular meetings with Scottish stakeholders, including representatives from third sector organisations, to discuss matters including the roll out of Universal Credit.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the formal implementation planning for Universal Credit there are a range of external engagement activities for each Local Authority area tailored to the individual locality.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2017-10-11T15:38:47.033Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-11T15:38:47.033Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Damian Hinds more like this
star this property tabling member
4465
star this property label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
791066
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 steps have been taken by his Department to advertise the flexible payment options for universal credit in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 113498 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-24more like thismore than 2017-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities are a matter for the Scottish Government as part of the Scotland Act 2016 and this is their policy.</p><p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities, now also known as “Universal Credit Scottish choices”, have been made available from 4 October 2017 to people living in Scotland making a new Universal Credit claim, in areas where the full service is available. They allow for claimants to choose to be paid twice monthly, effectively delaying their full benefit payment by 15 days, and to choose to have the relevant housing costs in their award paid to their landlord. New claimants from 4th October have the ability to request the Scottish Choices at any point in their claim.</p><p>Claimants retain the ability to have their payments made monthly and keep control of their finances by paying their landlord themselves which we believe more effectively mirrors work, and supports claimants back into work.</p><p>It is the responsibility of the Scottish government to publicise the payment options for Universal Credit in Scotland.</p><p>Nationally, Universal Credit allows where appropriate for rent to be paid direct to landlords and for payments to be split, or for payments to be made more frequently each month.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
113500 more like this
113501 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.077Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Damian Hinds more like this
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4660
star this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this
791064
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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, whether his Department plans to allow claimants of universal credit in Scotland to request having the housing element paid directly to a social and private sector landlord at the point of their initial claim instead of after their first payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 113500 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-24more like thismore than 2017-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities are a matter for the Scottish Government as part of the Scotland Act 2016 and this is their policy.</p><p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities, now also known as “Universal Credit Scottish choices”, have been made available from 4 October 2017 to people living in Scotland making a new Universal Credit claim, in areas where the full service is available. They allow for claimants to choose to be paid twice monthly, effectively delaying their full benefit payment by 15 days, and to choose to have the relevant housing costs in their award paid to their landlord. New claimants from 4th October have the ability to request the Scottish Choices at any point in their claim.</p><p>Claimants retain the ability to have their payments made monthly and keep control of their finances by paying their landlord themselves which we believe more effectively mirrors work, and supports claimants back into work.</p><p>It is the responsibility of the Scottish government to publicise the payment options for Universal Credit in Scotland.</p><p>Nationally, Universal Credit allows where appropriate for rent to be paid direct to landlords and for payments to be split, or for payments to be made more frequently each month.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
113498 more like this
113501 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.14Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.14Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Damian Hinds more like this
star this property tabling member
4660
star this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this
791065
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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, whether his Department plans to allow claimants of universal credit in Scotland to request to receive payments twice a month at the point of their initial claim instead of after their first payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 113501 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-24more like thismore than 2017-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities are a matter for the Scottish Government as part of the Scotland Act 2016 and this is their policy.</p><p>The Universal Credit Scottish Flexibilities, now also known as “Universal Credit Scottish choices”, have been made available from 4 October 2017 to people living in Scotland making a new Universal Credit claim, in areas where the full service is available. They allow for claimants to choose to be paid twice monthly, effectively delaying their full benefit payment by 15 days, and to choose to have the relevant housing costs in their award paid to their landlord. New claimants from 4th October have the ability to request the Scottish Choices at any point in their claim.</p><p>Claimants retain the ability to have their payments made monthly and keep control of their finances by paying their landlord themselves which we believe more effectively mirrors work, and supports claimants back into work.</p><p>It is the responsibility of the Scottish government to publicise the payment options for Universal Credit in Scotland.</p><p>Nationally, Universal Credit allows where appropriate for rent to be paid direct to landlords and for payments to be split, or for payments to be made more frequently each month.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
113498 more like this
113500 more like this
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less than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.187Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-24T14:57:11.187Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Damian Hinds more like this
star this property tabling member
4660
star this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this