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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households in which there is one or more person over the state pension age and in receipt of housing benefit are under-occupying their property. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 192883 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
answer text <p>Social sector housing benefit recipients who have reached the age for state pension credit are not affected by the removal of the spare room subsidy. As a consequence, no households would be classed as under-occupying.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
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answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
44154
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of total Government expenditure on housing benefit in (a) cash and (b) real terms in each of the last 30 years. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 192828 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
answer text <p> </p><p>The information requested is published and can be found in the table entitled “Housing Benefit” at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/273833/outturn-and-forecast-expenditure-201213.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/273833/outturn-and-forecast-expenditure-201213.xls</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
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answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
44155
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions his Department has held with Monster on the administration of checks and safeguards on the Universal Jobmatch website; and what the outcomes of those discussions were. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 192824 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
answer text <p>DWP meets regularly with the service provider to discuss all aspects of the service. Universal Jobmatch already has checks in place including additional checks that have been introduced since the launch of the service. </p> more like this
answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
question first answered
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answering member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
44156
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many local authorities applied for additional financial assistance to cover discretionary housing payments in 2013-14; and what assistance such local authorities received. more like this
tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
tabling member printed
Mr Frank Field more like this
uin 192823 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
answer text <p>86 local authoritiesapplied for additional financial assistance to cover discretionary housing payments in 2013-14. </p><p> </p><p>A breakdown of the amount awarded to 85 local authorities can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hb-circular-s32014-confirmation-of-funding-and-overall-expenditure-limits-for-discretionary-housing-payments-in-apr-2013-to-mar-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hb-circular-s32014-confirmation-of-funding-and-overall-expenditure-limits-for-discretionary-housing-payments-in-apr-2013-to-mar-2014</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
question first answered
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answering member
220
label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this