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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Housing 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 Justice, what steps his Department is taking to help people in South Wales that are unable to travel to a housing legal aid provider. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
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Chris Elmore more like this
star this property uin 270393 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) keeps availability of legal aid providers under constant review, and takes urgent action whenever it has concerns.</p><p> </p><p>The LAA has recently tendered for new face-to-face housing contracts across the 134 housing and debt procurement areas across England and Wales. Contracts commenced on 1 September 2018. As of 31 May 2019, there is at least one provider offering housing and debt services in all but 4 procurement areas. Legal advice is still available in these areas through the Civil Legal Advice telephone service, and the LAA is considering how to secure provision in these areas and will set out next steps shortly.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the Civil Legal Advice telephone service offering legal services in a range of issues to those who need it, we are investing £5m in innovative new technologies to help people access legal support wherever they are in England and Wales.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:54:44.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:54:44.817Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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4572
star this property label Biography information for Chris Elmore more like this
1140264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Family Courts 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 15 July to Question 273769 on Family Courts, who the person is on the panel that represents male victims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 278939 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Neil Blacklock, the Development Director of Respect, a charity working with male victims of domestic abuse and those subject to allegations of domestic abuse, was appointed to the panel in July 2019. The public call for evidence, launched on the 19<sup>th</sup> July 2019 and open until the 26<sup>th</sup> August 2019, aims to collect evidence from as broad a range of perspectives as possible, including from the experiences of male victims and organisations working on their behalf, and the panel is considering other mechanisms in order to facilitate wider participation in this call for evidence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:56:42.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:56:42.01Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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1565
star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1140522
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 263790 on HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform, whether the academic research for evaluation of reform was made publicly available; and what plans he has for further research on that topic in the current financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279404 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The following academic research for evaluation of reform is publicly available:</p><p> </p><p>Research on the Citizen User Experience: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research</a></p><p> </p><p>London School of Economics evaluation of video hearings in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation</a></p><p> </p><p>We expect to publish the research on the Professional User Experience and on Social Security and Child Support appellants’ digital capability within the next six months.</p><p> </p><p>Flexible Operating Hours is an ongoing project and we anticipate that research will be published upon completion. On 19<sup>th</sup> July, the evaluation plan for the HMCTS flexible operating hours pilot was published and is available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to undertake an overarching evaluation of the courts and tribunals modernisation programme. This will take into account existing data and management information, and further qualitative and quantitative research which we are planning to commission for the evaluation. We are planning to begin commissioning for this research shortly. We are aiming to publish the interim report of our evaluation during the course of the reform programme in 2021, and we will publish a final evaluation report following completion of the programme.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 279442 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.79Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140527
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Translation Services 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 Justice, pursuant the Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275723 on Translation Services, how much funding was allocated to each provider of translation services in each financial year since 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279412 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>HMCTS do not allocate funding by supplier for any type of expenditure, so would not be able to provide details on how much was allocated for translation services by supplier.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:48:03.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:48:03.273Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140561
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 263790 on HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform, whether the (a) content of and (b) responses to the Social Security and Child Support digital capability survey will be made publicly available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 279442 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The following academic research for evaluation of reform is publicly available:</p><p> </p><p>Research on the Citizen User Experience: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmcts-citizen-user-experience-research</a></p><p> </p><p>London School of Economics evaluation of video hearings in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/implementing-video-hearings-party-to-state-a-process-evaluation</a></p><p> </p><p>We expect to publish the research on the Professional User Experience and on Social Security and Child Support appellants’ digital capability within the next six months.</p><p> </p><p>Flexible Operating Hours is an ongoing project and we anticipate that research will be published upon completion. On 19<sup>th</sup> July, the evaluation plan for the HMCTS flexible operating hours pilot was published and is available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-operating-hours-evaluation-plan-and-summary</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to undertake an overarching evaluation of the courts and tribunals modernisation programme. This will take into account existing data and management information, and further qualitative and quantitative research which we are planning to commission for the evaluation. We are planning to begin commissioning for this research shortly. We are aiming to publish the interim report of our evaluation during the course of the reform programme in 2021, and we will publish a final evaluation report following completion of the programme.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 279404 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T14:51:49.85Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
star this property tabling member
3924
star this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1140896
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Overtime 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 Justice, how many hours of overtime were worked by HM Courts & Tribunals Service staff in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 280395 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>I am unable to answer this question as HM Courts and Tribunals Services does not hold the required information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T14:46:28.307Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1141459
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Debt Collection: Complaints 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 Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 22 July 2019, Enforcement Update, HCWS 1776, what barriers in the current complaints system may deter people from making a complaint. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 281123 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Justice Secretary’s Written Statement on bailiff reform, we will respond to the Call for Evidence and the Justice Select Committee’s report following further engagement with our stakeholders over the Summer. We will explore what barriers prevent people from making a complaint based on submissions to the Call for Evidence and meetings with our stakeholders.</p><p> </p><p>Our response will also consider the case for further regulation. County Court Bailiffs, who are employees of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS), and Approved Enforcement Agencies who enforce criminal orders, were not within scope of the review of enforcement agents. We will liaise with trade unions if any proposals that may arise from our consideration of the responses from the Call for Evidence directly impact on Court staff.</p><p> </p><p>HMCTS are in the process of procuring a new set of contracts for Approved Enforcement Agencies (AEA) to enable the collection of criminal orders. The tender went live on 1 July 2019. We anticipate awarding contracts in December 2019, with services to commence in May 2020.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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281124 more like this
281125 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.783Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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4521
star this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1141463
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Debt Collection: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Written Statement of 22 July 2019 on Enforcement Update, HCWS 1776, whether he has plans to increase the regulation of enforcement agents before work performed by civilian enforcement officers is put out to tender. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 281124 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Justice Secretary’s Written Statement on bailiff reform, we will respond to the Call for Evidence and the Justice Select Committee’s report following further engagement with our stakeholders over the Summer. We will explore what barriers prevent people from making a complaint based on submissions to the Call for Evidence and meetings with our stakeholders.</p><p> </p><p>Our response will also consider the case for further regulation. County Court Bailiffs, who are employees of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS), and Approved Enforcement Agencies who enforce criminal orders, were not within scope of the review of enforcement agents. We will liaise with trade unions if any proposals that may arise from our consideration of the responses from the Call for Evidence directly impact on Court staff.</p><p> </p><p>HMCTS are in the process of procuring a new set of contracts for Approved Enforcement Agencies (AEA) to enable the collection of criminal orders. The tender went live on 1 July 2019. We anticipate awarding contracts in December 2019, with services to commence in May 2020.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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281123 more like this
281125 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.82Z
star this property answering member
4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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4521
star this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1141464
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Debt Collection: Regulation 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 Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 22 July 2019 on Enforcement Update, HCWS 1776, whether he plans to consult staff trades unions before strengthening the regulation of enforcement agents. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 281125 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Justice Secretary’s Written Statement on bailiff reform, we will respond to the Call for Evidence and the Justice Select Committee’s report following further engagement with our stakeholders over the Summer. We will explore what barriers prevent people from making a complaint based on submissions to the Call for Evidence and meetings with our stakeholders.</p><p> </p><p>Our response will also consider the case for further regulation. County Court Bailiffs, who are employees of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS), and Approved Enforcement Agencies who enforce criminal orders, were not within scope of the review of enforcement agents. We will liaise with trade unions if any proposals that may arise from our consideration of the responses from the Call for Evidence directly impact on Court staff.</p><p> </p><p>HMCTS are in the process of procuring a new set of contracts for Approved Enforcement Agencies (AEA) to enable the collection of criminal orders. The tender went live on 1 July 2019. We anticipate awarding contracts in December 2019, with services to commence in May 2020.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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281123 more like this
281124 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:49:39.867Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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4521
star this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1141622
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of people who appealed benefits decisions in Doncaster in the last 12 months were successful. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Doncaster North more like this
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Edward Miliband more like this
star this property uin 281662 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Information about the outcomes of appeals in the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) is published at: www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics</p><p> </p><p>Decisions on benefit, typically on a person’s entitlement to benefit, or its rate of payment, can be overturned on appeal for a variety of reasons. For instance, further evidence, including oral testimony, may be provided at the hearing. HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service cannot comment on decisions made by the independent tribunal judiciary.</p><p> </p><p>Latest figures (to March 2019) indicate that since Personal Independence Payment was introduced, 4.1 million decisions have been made, and of these, 10% have been appealed and 5% have been overturned at Tribunals.</p><p> </p><p>Between April 2014 and December 2018, 4.1 million Employment and Support Allowance (post Work Capability Assessment) decisions have been made. Of these, 8% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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281663 more like this
281664 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T08:45:59.643Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T08:45:59.643Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Miliband more like this