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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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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 Employment: Autism more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that organisations in the private sector employ people with autism. more like this
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Baroness Uddin more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is acting to raise awareness regarding employment of people with autism and to support people on the autism spectrum to take up employment. For example,</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s Disability Confident campaign works with employers at a national and local level to help them to understand the benefits of employing disabled people, and promote good practice in recruitment and employment of disabled people, including people with autism.</p><p> </p><p>DWP has worked in close partnership with the Hidden Impairment National Group (HING), a national network of disabled people, medical professionals/ academics and disability specific organisations to produce an ‘Uncovering Hidden Impairments’ toolkit. This resource supports organisations in both the private and public sectors to confidently recruit and retain talented individuals with hidden impairment conditions.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Education is funding <em>Ambitious about Autism </em>(2015-16) to explore innovative ways of supporting young people with Autism to make the transition from school to further education, and the <em>Autism Education Trust</em> (2015-16) to promote the availability of training on Autism to schools, early years and further education staff, and to revise national standards for Autism provision and a competency framework for those who work with children with Autism.</p><p> </p><p>Government has supported the development by NIACE of an employer toolkit that includes information to help employers to understand the benefits of employing apprentices with disabilities, and to access support.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently working with Autism charities to build an autism network across DWP Jobcentre Plus Offices to ensure we can provide the best possible service to those with autism.</p><p> </p><p>We have worked with Community Service Volunteers to introduce the Job-Shadowing Work Placement Initiative for young disabled people. The first tranche was very successful with 65% of young people having autistic spectrum conditions</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s Autism Strategy, and the updated Statutory Guidance published in March 2015, sets out in detail how Government will support the autism agenda nationally.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL984 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T12:34:45.583Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T12:34:45.583Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Uddin more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the HMRC budget for national minimum wage enforcement for 2017–18; how many staff are expected to be employed by HMRC in national minimum wage enforcement in 2017–18; and how many staff were employed in each of the last five years. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has more than trebled annual funding of minimum wage enforcement since 2014, providing a total budget of £25.3m in 2017-18. As at 1 April 2017, there were 399 staff in post in HMRC’s NMW teams. HMRC are 90% staffed against current recruitment plans for the year.</p><p> </p><p>For the previous 5 years NMW staff figures I refer the honourable member to UIN 58599 and UIN 16938.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T10:03:45.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T10:03:45.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Minimum Wage: Enforcement more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many organisations named as second- and third-tier subcontractors to community rehabilitation companies in successful bids have ended their contract in 2016. more like this
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Baroness Corston more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>We are aware of three organisations named as second and third tier subcontractors to community rehabilitation companies in successful bids that have ended their contract in 2016.</p><p> </p><p>This excludes organisations named as second and third tier subcontractors to community rehabilitation companies with whom sub contracts were not executed, or contracts which have reached the end of their term and expired.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T16:45:16.6Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T16:45:16.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Corston more like this