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star this property date less than 2013-05-08more like thismore than 2013-05-08
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Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of people employed on zero-hours contracts in each government office region. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-02-25more like thismore than 2014-02-25
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property file name Letter from Glen Watson.docx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people and what proportion of the working population have been in receipt of incapacity benefit or employment and support allowance for over (a) two years, (b) five years and (c) 10 years in each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested is shown in the tables below.</p><p>Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance (IB/SDA) claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>All cases</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of 2 to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of 5 to 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of over 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>29,950</p></td><td><p>1.9</p></td><td><p>1,820</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>6,380</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>21,500</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>77,400</p></td><td><p>1.8</p></td><td><p>3,250</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>17,650</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>55,980</p></td><td><p>1.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>47,770</p></td><td><p>1.5</p></td><td><p>1,980</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>10,700</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>34,760</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>39,600</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td><td><p>1,370</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>9,020</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>28,820</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>55,560</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>2,130</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>13,770</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>39,260</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>45,960</p></td><td><p>1.3</p></td><td><p>1,730</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>12,710</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>31,030</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>87,890</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>4,420</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>26,990</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>55,570</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>60,710</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td><td><p>2,250</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>15,570</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>42,410</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>51,240</p></td><td><p>1.6</p></td><td><p>1,960</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>13,200</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>35,620</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>All</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td><td><p>Duration of up to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>102,540</p></td><td><p>6.5</p></td><td><p>16,010</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>284,580</p></td><td><p>6.6</p></td><td><p>49,000</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>170,050</p></td><td><p>5.2</p></td><td><p>29,980</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>130,210</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td><td><p>23,430</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>166,670</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>30,220</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>133,560</p></td><td><p>3.8</p></td><td><p>26,410</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>227,650</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td><td><p>48,070</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>185,150</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>36,240</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>135,980</p></td><td><p>4.3</p></td><td><p>26,390</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: DWP IGS 100% WPLS and ONS Mid-2012 Population Estimates</p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages are shown rounded to one decimal place. “ – “ denotes nil or negligible.</li><li>Working age population figures are defined as males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-59.</li><li>Incapacity Benefit was replaced by Employment Support Allowance (ESA) for new claims from October 2008.</li><li>Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance figures will include some people receiving National Insurance credits only.</li><li>The caseload data provided for IB/SDA and ESA is published and can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool</a></li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of the claimants who have returned to Jobcentre Plus after 104 weeks on the Work Programme are attached to each jobcentre in the UK; and what proportion of each jobcentre's caseload such people represent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p><strong> </strong>Statistics on the number of claimants, who have returned to Jobcentre Plus after 104 weeks on the Work Programme, by Jobcentre Plus district, can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p><p> </p><p>In order to calculate the proportions, statistics on the number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants by jobcentre plus district can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/default.asp" target="_blank">https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/default.asp</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp" target="_blank">https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what effect on the budget of universal credit the decision to develop a second IT system will have; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 12 December 2013, Official Report column 314w.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people and what proportion of the working age population have been in receipt of jobseeker's allowance for over (a) two years, (b) five years and (c) 10 years in each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is shown in the tables below.</p><p> </p><p>Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in each Region in England by duration of claim and as a percentage of the working age population – as at August 2013</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p>All</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of 2 to 5 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of 5 to 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td><td><p>Duration of over 10 years</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>% </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>77,400</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>14,330</p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>166,260</p></td><td><p>3.8</p></td><td><p>22,990</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and The Humber</p></td><td><p>140,760</p></td><td><p>4.3</p></td><td><p>23,660</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>810</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>110</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>87,700</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td><td><p>12,900</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td><td><p>630</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>141,210</p></td><td><p>4.2</p></td><td><p>23,410</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>1,490</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>93,300</p></td><td><p>2.6</p></td><td><p>13,370</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>420</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>191,590</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>30,990</p></td><td><p>0.6</p></td><td><p>1,420</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>250</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>107,830</p></td><td><p>2.1</p></td><td><p>13,550</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>610</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>68,750</p></td><td><p>2.2</p></td><td><p>8,530</p></td><td><p>0.3</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Source: DWP IGS 100% WPLS and ONS Mid-2012 Population Estimates</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Percentages are shown rounded to one decimal place. “ – “ denotes nil or negligible.</li><li>Working age population figures are defined as males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-59.</li></ol><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect (a) generally and (b) on ease of comparisons with previous years of collecting work-related ill-health data through the Labour Force Survey biennially instead of annually. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Experience from collecting work-related ill health data through the Labour Force Survey from 2003/04 to 2011/12 indicated that figures rarely changed significantly year-on-year. The main value in the data is in comparisons over longer time periods and in combining survey years to look at detailed sub-populations. </p><p> </p><p>Work-related ill health data for 2013/14 has been collated and will be published in the autumn. </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which Health and Safety Executive Approved Codes of Practice (a) have been reviewed since May 2010, (b) are scheduled for review or amendment and (c) are not currently scheduled for review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing all of its Approved Codes of Practices (ACOP) in line with Professor Löfstedt's independent review of health and safety legislation ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all' (published November 2011). </p><p> </p><p>(a) 19 ACOPs have been reviewed since May 2010. Of these, five have been revised and re-published, nine consolidated into three revised ACOPs and five withdrawn completely. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Revised</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L5 - Control of substances hazardous to health</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L8 - Legionnaires' disease. The Control of legionella bacteria in water systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L24 - Workplace health, safety and welfare </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L117 – Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L118 - Health and safety at quarries </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Consolidated</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L56 - Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs (L56 and COP20: Standards of training in safe gas installation) into a single revised ACOP (L56)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres consolidated the following five ACOPs into a single revised ACOP (L138): </p><p>L134 - Design of plant, equipment and workplace</p><p>L135 - Storage of dangerous substances</p><p>L136 - Control and mitigation measures</p><p>L137 - Safe maintenance, repair and cleaning procedures</p><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L143 - Managing and working with Asbestos. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs </p><p>(L127 - The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises and L143 - Work with materials containing asbestos) into a single revised ACOP (L143).</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Withdrawn</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L21 - Management of health and safety at work </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L74 - First aid at work</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L81 - Design, construction and installation of gas service pipes </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L116 - Preventing accidents to children in agriculture </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L130 - Compilation of safety data sheets </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> (b) A review of a further 14 ACOPS will be completed by the end of 2014. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>COP25 Safety in docks to be replaced by L148 Safety in docks ACOP </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Five Diving ACOPs:</p><p>L103 - Commercial diving projects offshore</p><p>L104 - Commercial diving projects inland/inshore</p><p>L105 - Recreational diving projects</p><p>L106 - Media diving projects</p><p>L107 - Scientific and archaeological diving projects</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Three Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations linked ACOPs:</p><p>L22 - Safe use of work equipment</p><p>L112 - Safe use of power presses</p><p>L114 - Safe use of woodworking machinery</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L113 - Safe use of lifting equipment</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L101 - Safe work in confined spaces</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L122 - Safety of pressure systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L133 - Unloading petrol from road tankers </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L146 - Consulting workers on health and safety</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>A further 19 ACOPs associated with changes to legislation and will be reviewed in accordance with the timescale for legislative change.</p><p> </p><p>(c) All HSE ACOPs are scheduled for review. </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has for the future use of Post Office card accounts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Post Office card account (POca) contract expires in March 2015 with the possibility of a 2 year extension beyond that date. </p><p>No decision has been made on the future of the POca but discussions are currently taking place between DWP, Post Office Ltd and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to consider the future needs of customers beyond 2015. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to review his Department's Fee for Intervention policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 191832 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme will be reviewed as recommended in the recent Triennial Review of the Health and Safety Executive. An independent FFI Review Board is being established and will report its conclusions later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he received the Work Programme Evaluation: Interim meta-report; what his plans are for its publication; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Draft findings from the phase of the evaluation covered by the interim report were received by the Department in August 2013. The Department will publish findings once the independent evaluation of the Work Programme is complete. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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unstar 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, what assessment he has made of the operation of the Work Programme in rural areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192007 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 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The independent evaluation of the Work Programme includes providers and participants in a range of geographical areas. The Department will publish findings once the evaluation is complete.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions 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, what recent representations he has received from (a) providers and (b) customers on the effectiveness of the Work Programme; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I meet regularly with both providers and claimants and receive regular feedback from both on how well the Work Programme is performing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Department for Work and Pensions 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, how many people referred by Jobcentre Plus to the Work Programme in each month since June 2011 failed to start on the Programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information we have on the number of Work Programme referrals, since June 2011, who failed to start on the Programmecan be found in table 2.6 of the Work Programme Statistical Summary through the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/work-programme-statistical-summary-december-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/work-programme-statistical-summary-december-2013</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 January 2012, Official Report, column 1032W, on Work Programme, when he expects to publish the independent evaluation of the Work Programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department will publish findings once the independent evaluation of the Work Programme is complete. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-14more like thismore than 2014-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on the Jobcentre estate in 2012-13. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>It is not possible to provide a figure specifically for the delivery of Jobcentre business, as other parts of the Department, such as staff from the Corporate Centre, the Pensions Service and Child Maintenance Divisions are co-located in Jobcentre sites, and each business unit pays for their space proportionate to their occupancy. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-14more like thismore than 2014-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the differential payment regime in the Work Programme in reducing creaming and parking. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The independent evaluation explores the pricing structure of the Work Programme. The Department will publish findings once the independent evaluation of the Work Programme is complete. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-14more like thismore than 2014-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who were entitled to income-related jobseeker's allowance (JSA), but not to contributory JSA, when they first claimed ceased claiming that benefit within (a) one, (b) two, (c) three, (d) four, (e) five and (f) six months of making their initial claim in each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The volumes of successful new claims in 2010/11 and 2011/12 which were entitled to contributory Jobseeker's Allowance at the time of claim by duration of claim:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year of claim</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Number leaving Jobseeker's Allowance (in thousands) within</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(a) one month</p></td><td><p>(b) two months</p></td><td><p>(c) three months</p></td><td><p>(d) four months</p></td><td><p>(e) five months</p></td><td><p>(f) six months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>410 </p></td><td><p>590 </p></td><td><p>710 </p></td><td><p>810</p></td><td><p>870 </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>150</p></td><td><p>350 </p></td><td><p>510 </p></td><td><p>620</p></td><td><p>700</p></td><td><p>750 </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The volumes of successful new claims in 2010/11 and 2011/12 which were entitled to income-related but not contributory Jobseeker's Allowance at the time of claim by duration of claim:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year of claim</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Number leaving Jobseeker's Allowance (in thousands) within</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(a) one month</p></td><td><p>(b) two months</p></td><td><p>(c) three months</p></td><td><p>(d) four months</p></td><td><p>(e) five months</p></td><td><p>(f) six months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>360 </p></td><td><p>740 </p></td><td><p>1,040</p></td><td><p>1,280</p></td><td><p>1,450</p></td><td><p>1,580</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>370 </p></td><td><p>760 </p></td><td><p>1,070</p></td><td><p>1,290</p></td><td><p>1,450</p></td><td><p>1,580</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Sources</p><p> </p><p>Department for Work and Pensions INFORM model, based on a 5% sample of the 100% Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p>1. These figures are not National Statistics and have not been quality assured to National Statistics level.</p><p>2. Figures are subject to sampling error.</p><p>3. The figures presented are cumulative, for example, those leaving within one month are also in the leaving within two months category.</p><p>4. Figures represent total claims to Jobseeker's Allowance and not total people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance.</p><p>5. Duration based on case status at end of month. Onflows within a month are counted as having duration of zero months i.e. within one month.</p><p>6. Excludes successful new claims to credits only Jobseeker's Allowance</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-14more like thismore than 2014-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions 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, how many people who were entitled to contributory jobseeker's allowance when they first claimed ceased claiming that benefit within (a) one, (b) two, (c) three, (d) four, (e) five and (f) six months of making their initial claim in each of the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The volumes of successful new claims in 2010/11 and 2011/12 which were entitled to contributory Jobseeker's Allowance at the time of claim by duration of claim:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year of claim</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Number leaving Jobseeker's Allowance (in thousands) within</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(a) one month</p></td><td><p>(b) two months</p></td><td><p>(c) three months</p></td><td><p>(d) four months</p></td><td><p>(e) five months</p></td><td><p>(f) six months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td><p>410 </p></td><td><p>590 </p></td><td><p>710 </p></td><td><p>810</p></td><td><p>870 </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>150</p></td><td><p>350 </p></td><td><p>510 </p></td><td><p>620</p></td><td><p>700</p></td><td><p>750 </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The volumes of successful new claims in 2010/11 and 2011/12 which were entitled to income-related but not contributory Jobseeker's Allowance at the time of claim by duration of claim:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Year of claim</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Number leaving Jobseeker's Allowance (in thousands) within</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(a) one month</p></td><td><p>(b) two months</p></td><td><p>(c) three months</p></td><td><p>(d) four months</p></td><td><p>(e) five months</p></td><td><p>(f) six months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>360 </p></td><td><p>740 </p></td><td><p>1,040</p></td><td><p>1,280</p></td><td><p>1,450</p></td><td><p>1,580</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>370 </p></td><td><p>760 </p></td><td><p>1,070</p></td><td><p>1,290</p></td><td><p>1,450</p></td><td><p>1,580</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Sources</p><p> </p><p>Department for Work and Pensions INFORM model, based on a 5% sample of the 100% Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p>1. These figures are not National Statistics and have not been quality assured to National Statistics level.</p><p>2. Figures are subject to sampling error.</p><p>3. The figures presented are cumulative, for example, those leaving within one month are also in the leaving within two months category.</p><p>4. Figures represent total claims to Jobseeker's Allowance and not total people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance.</p><p>5. Duration based on case status at end of month. Onflows within a month are counted as having duration of zero months i.e. within one month.</p><p>6. Excludes successful new claims to credits only Jobseeker's Allowance</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192211 more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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163
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star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the current status is of the Border Systems Programme (BSP); what the timescale is for tendering and choosing suppliers; and when the BSP is expected to be developed and rolled out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
star this property answer text <p>The e-Borders programme has been incorporated within the Border Systems' scope <br>of work. Border Systems now assumes responsibility for the Warnings Index and <br>the wider Border Force portfolio of technology projects. Border Systems will <br>build on the foundations of the e-Borders programme, strengthening even further <br>our border security.<br><br>The procurement approach to replacing the primary border security elements of <br>the Border Systems Programme will reflect broader Government ICT and Commercial <br>strategy, and there will be no single, large supplier. The Home Office will <br>lead development, with services procured from a range of providers, potentially <br>including small and medium enterprises. <br><br>By March 2015 the Border Systems Programme aims to:<br><br>• Complete resilience of all current business critical systems; <br>• Develop replacement primary border security systems; <br>• Provide additional capability to support commitments on exit checks; <br>• Establish a programme for the next generation of Radiological and Nuclear <br>detection (Cyclamen); <br>• Continue the implementation of second generation e-Gates across the estate; <br>• Develop and implement new freight targeting capability for Sea Containers; <br>• Establish contracts to purchase new detection equipment; <br>• Continue to assure live operations of existing systems.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Universal Jobmatch employer accounts have been found to be in breach of its rules since the service started. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Today, many jobs are only advertised on the internet. That's why we are doing everything we can to give those looking for work the skills and the opportunities to access them. Universal Jobmatch is a powerful tool for successfully connecting people to jobs, and it is delivering.</p><p> </p><p>The website launches a public service into the digital age, allowing people to search for work from their home, handheld devices, local libraries, as well as the traditional Jobcentre. It allows employers to match jobseekers to their vacancies and gives our customers access to a greater number of opportunities. It puts them on an equal footing with everyone else seeking a new job in the UK. With over 6 million job searches per a day, the service is clearly popular, successful, and value for money.</p><p> </p><p>At 18 March 2014, there were 507,474 vacancies on the service. </p><p> </p><p>All internet job sites face the issue of duplicate vacancies. We take this issue very seriously, and whenever we have a doubt about the validity of a job offer we will intervene, suspend the vacancy and investigate. If an employer breaches our terms and conditions we remove their right to advertise. Our continuing removal of such employers or jobs demonstrates that our system of checks works.</p><p>Since Universal Jobmatch was launched in November 2012, we have removed 1216 employer accounts that did not comply with our terms and conditions. That figure is equivalent to 0.2% of the total number of registered employer accounts. </p><p> </p><p>Universal Jobmatch has revolutionised the way we deliver the public employment service. With over 6,000,000 job searches per day at a cost of far less than 1 pence each, it represents excellent value for money.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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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 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his most recent assessment is of the (a) effectiveness and (b) value for money of Universal Jobmatch. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Today, many jobs are only advertised on the internet. That's why we are doing everything we can to give those looking for work the skills and the opportunities to access them. Universal Jobmatch is a powerful tool for successfully connecting people to jobs, and it is delivering.</p><p> </p><p>The website launches a public service into the digital age, allowing people to search for work from their home, handheld devices, local libraries, as well as the traditional Jobcentre. It allows employers to match jobseekers to their vacancies and gives our customers access to a greater number of opportunities. It puts them on an equal footing with everyone else seeking a new job in the UK. With over 6 million job searches per a day, the service is clearly popular, successful, and value for money.</p><p> </p><p>At 18 March 2014, there were 507,474 vacancies on the service. </p><p> </p><p>All internet job sites face the issue of duplicate vacancies. We take this issue very seriously, and whenever we have a doubt about the validity of a job offer we will intervene, suspend the vacancy and investigate. If an employer breaches our terms and conditions we remove their right to advertise. Our continuing removal of such employers or jobs demonstrates that our system of checks works.</p><p>Since Universal Jobmatch was launched in November 2012, we have removed 1216 employer accounts that did not comply with our terms and conditions. That figure is equivalent to 0.2% of the total number of registered employer accounts. </p><p> </p><p>Universal Jobmatch has revolutionised the way we deliver the public employment service. With over 6,000,000 job searches per day at a cost of far less than 1 pence each, it represents excellent value for money.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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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 more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the extent of (a) fraud, (b) duplication of job entries and (c) entries for non-existent jobs in the Universal Jobmatch website. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Today, many jobs are only advertised on the internet. That's why we are doing everything we can to give those looking for work the skills and the opportunities to access them. Universal Jobmatch is a powerful tool for successfully connecting people to jobs, and it is delivering.</p><p> </p><p>The website launches a public service into the digital age, allowing people to search for work from their home, handheld devices, local libraries, as well as the traditional Jobcentre. It allows employers to match jobseekers to their vacancies and gives our customers access to a greater number of opportunities. It puts them on an equal footing with everyone else seeking a new job in the UK. With over 6 million job searches per a day, the service is clearly popular, successful, and value for money.</p><p> </p><p>At 18 March 2014, there were 507,474 vacancies on the service. </p><p> </p><p>All internet job sites face the issue of duplicate vacancies. We take this issue very seriously, and whenever we have a doubt about the validity of a job offer we will intervene, suspend the vacancy and investigate. If an employer breaches our terms and conditions we remove their right to advertise. Our continuing removal of such employers or jobs demonstrates that our system of checks works.</p><p>Since Universal Jobmatch was launched in November 2012, we have removed 1216 employer accounts that did not comply with our terms and conditions. That figure is equivalent to 0.2% of the total number of registered employer accounts. </p><p> </p><p>Universal Jobmatch has revolutionised the way we deliver the public employment service. With over 6,000,000 job searches per day at a cost of far less than 1 pence each, it represents excellent value for money.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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 more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many entries there are on the Universal Jobmatch database; and what his estimate is of the number of vacancies such entries represent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192401 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Today, many jobs are only advertised on the internet. That's why we are doing everything we can to give those looking for work the skills and the opportunities to access them. Universal Jobmatch is a powerful tool for successfully connecting people to jobs, and it is delivering.</p><p> </p><p>The website launches a public service into the digital age, allowing people to search for work from their home, handheld devices, local libraries, as well as the traditional Jobcentre. It allows employers to match jobseekers to their vacancies and gives our customers access to a greater number of opportunities. It puts them on an equal footing with everyone else seeking a new job in the UK. With over 6 million job searches per a day, the service is clearly popular, successful, and value for money.</p><p> </p><p>At 18 March 2014, there were 507,474 vacancies on the service. </p><p> </p><p>All internet job sites face the issue of duplicate vacancies. We take this issue very seriously, and whenever we have a doubt about the validity of a job offer we will intervene, suspend the vacancy and investigate. If an employer breaches our terms and conditions we remove their right to advertise. Our continuing removal of such employers or jobs demonstrates that our system of checks works.</p><p>Since Universal Jobmatch was launched in November 2012, we have removed 1216 employer accounts that did not comply with our terms and conditions. That figure is equivalent to 0.2% of the total number of registered employer accounts. </p><p> </p><p>Universal Jobmatch has revolutionised the way we deliver the public employment service. With over 6,000,000 job searches per day at a cost of far less than 1 pence each, it represents excellent value for money.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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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 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants have received help from the flexible support fund to cover childcare expenses for up to five days in the seven days immediately before starting working in each year since the Fund's inception; and how much the Government has spent on such support in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p>The information requested cannot be supplied without incurring disproportionate costs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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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 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what information his Department draws in evaluating the performance of Work Programme prime providers in addition to published outcome data. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>In addition to the published outcome data, the Department has put in place a programme of surveys and qualitative research to evaluate the performance and delivery of Work Programme providers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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