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1002095
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Disability: Advisory Services 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, with reference to the White Paper, Improving Lives published in November 2017, when the funding for Jobcentre Plus Community Partners and additional Disability Employment Advisers is due to end; and whether the Department has plans to allocate additional funding for those initiatives. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 188029 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>Funding for Jobcentre Plus Community Partners and additional Disability Employment Advisers has been agreed up until 31st March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>There is a range of support available for claimants with a health condition or disability, including one-to-one support from Work Coaches, The Work and Health Programme and the Personal Support package. Our overall aim is for work coaches to continue to develop the skills and confidence to provide good coaching and effective support. Disability Employment Advisers and Community Partners are among a number of the enablers in place to support this priority.</p><p> </p><p>We are carrying out continuous evaluation, including a review of the Community Partner and Disability Employment Adviser role functions. Recommendations from this review will be considered by Ministers and DWP Senior Leaders as they decide how to ensure that we continue to provide a cohesive support offer beyond 31st March 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T16:30:33.64Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T16:30:33.64Z
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4071
star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1002096
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Disability: Advisory 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 Work and Pensions, whether she has plans to undertake an assessment of the adequacy of the Jobcentre Plus Personalised Support Package for disabled people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 188030 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has commissioned an externally contracted evaluation of the Jobcentre Plus Personalised Support Package. This will explore the experiences of claimants, employers, providers and DWP staff, of the personalised support provided through the package.</p><p> </p><p>A synthesis report of the over-arching evaluation will be published in Autumn 2021.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T16:26:59.673Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T16:26:59.673Z
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4071
star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1006111
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Employment: Disability 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, with reference to her Department's White Paper, Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability, what progress she has made on meeting the target for the recruitment of Community Partners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 190788 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
unstar this property answer text <p>We committed to recruiting around 200 Community Partners, with disability expertise and local knowledge. We currently have 182 Community Partners in post nationally, and there are Community Partners in every Jobcentre Plus District.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:55:29.017Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:55:29.017Z
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4071
star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1006143
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Maladministration 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, how many universal credit cases were deleted in error; and what the time taken was for those cases to be rebuilt in the most recent 12 months for which data are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 190789 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
unstar this property answer text <p>It is not possible for a claimant or for front-line operational staff to delete a Universal Credit case in error.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T17:26:15.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:26:15.677Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381078
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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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 remove filter
unstar 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 measures are being tested to speed up the processing of benefit claims; what effect any such measures are having on processing times; and when he plans to implement any such measures in full. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2505 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 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The Department currently uses a suite of measures to track and manage the timeliness of payments for the range of benefits it administers.</p><p> </p><p>We steadily increased the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance claims processed in 16 days from 85.8% in 2009-10 to 96.0% in 2014-15. We are now aiming to clear Jobseeker’s Allowance claims within 10 days. In 2009-10 we processed 70.8% in 10 days and this increased to 91.4% in 2014-15.</p><p> </p><p>We have also steadily increased the number of Employment and Support Allowance claims processed in 16 days from 72.9% in 2009-10 to 93.6% in 2014-15. We are also aiming to clear Employment and Support Allowance claims within 10 days. In 2009-10 we processed 54.9% in 10 days and this increased to 87.5% in 2014-15.</p><p> </p><p>We are planning to continue this approach across a range of other products.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T11:51:16.45Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T11:51:16.45Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381575
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star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Work Programme 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, by when he plans to pilot the new approach to sanctions using warnings and non-financial penalties following a first failure to comply with conditionality on the Work Programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2719 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Any potential pilot has not been confirmed. The Department is considering the proposal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:23:09.747Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:23:09.747Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381579
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 is between a decision being made on a personal independence payment application and a first payment being made on that claim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2745 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The data is not readily available and could only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>For the majority of new claimants to personal independence payment (PIP), they will be paid any arrears of benefit within a few days of the decision being made. Regular payments will then start using a 4 week in arrears payment cycle. Some claimants may not be entitled to any arrears or may have to wait for PIP to go into payment following the decision on their claim. This includes where the 28 day run for reassessed claims is being applied (described further below), where further enquiries are required to establish bank details, where the qualifying period of 3 months has yet to be satisfied or the where the claimant is in hospital, a care home or prison and where PIP, or a component of PIP, is not payable until the claimant leaves that establishment.</p><p> </p><p>For existing claimants of disability living allowance (DLA) claiming PIP, they can continue to receive their DLA throughout their claim to PIP, so long as they comply with all the processes. Additionally, all claimants are paid DLA for a further 28 days following the weekly payday, immediately after the decision on their PIP claim is made. Successful claimants to PIP see no break in payment when they move from DLA to PIP, subject to other rules being satisfied, for example those relating to residency in a care home or hospital.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2743 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.12Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.12Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381580
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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, how many and what proportion of disability living allowance claimants have (a) appealed and (b) successfully appealed a negative decision on their personal independence payment application. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2746 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Data on the number and proportion of DLA reassessment claimants who have (a) appealed and (b) successfully appealed a negative decision on their Personal Independence Payment application is not available.</p><p> </p><p>National GB figures on the numbers and outcomes of DLA and PIP appeals can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognition-certificate-statistics-quarterly-january-to-march-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognition-certificate-statistics-quarterly-january-to-march-2015</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:36:10.987Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:36:10.987Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381581
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star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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, how many new applicants for personal independence payments have no other source of income. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2744 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Personal independence payment (PIP) is a non-means-tested benefit. As such, no data is held on the income levels of claimants, as the Department does not collect information on income or capital as part of the PIP claiming process.</p><p> </p><p>PIP is paid as a contribution towards the additional costs of disability; other benefits are available for income replacement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:21:37.187Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:21:37.187Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
381582
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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, how many disability living allowance claimants have waited more than 28 days for their first personal independence payment following a decision to transfer them from one benefit to the other. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2743 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The data is not readily available and could only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>For the majority of new claimants to personal independence payment (PIP), they will be paid any arrears of benefit within a few days of the decision being made. Regular payments will then start using a 4 week in arrears payment cycle. Some claimants may not be entitled to any arrears or may have to wait for PIP to go into payment following the decision on their claim. This includes where the 28 day run for reassessed claims is being applied (described further below), where further enquiries are required to establish bank details, where the qualifying period of 3 months has yet to be satisfied or the where the claimant is in hospital, a care home or prison and where PIP, or a component of PIP, is not payable until the claimant leaves that establishment.</p><p> </p><p>For existing claimants of disability living allowance (DLA) claiming PIP, they can continue to receive their DLA throughout their claim to PIP, so long as they comply with all the processes. Additionally, all claimants are paid DLA for a further 28 days following the weekly payday, immediately after the decision on their PIP claim is made. Successful claimants to PIP see no break in payment when they move from DLA to PIP, subject to other rules being satisfied, for example those relating to residency in a care home or hospital.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2745 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.04Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.04Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this