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star this property date less than 2016-02-22more like thismore than 2016-02-22
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance: Cancer more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with cancer have been placed in the work-related activity group in (a) each of the last five years and (b) total since the introduction of employment and support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 27707 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 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
star this property answer text <p>The specific information requested is not readily available, and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The information we do have for Employment and Support Allowance claimants by medical condition, including Neoplasms and phase of claim, is published and available 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> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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27706 more like this
27708 more like this
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less than 2016-03-01T16:16:09.807Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-01T16:16:09.807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Motability 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will place in the Library the written correspondence between his Department and Motability from the last three months on possible changes to the Motability scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 61224 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 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Motability is an independent charitable organisation and it would not be appropriate to publish communications between Motability and the Department that were sent in confidence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T12:24:41.88Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T12:24:41.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment: Motability 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) other Departments and (b) Motability on extending the Motability scheme to personal independence payment claimants not receiving the highest rate of mobility support; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 61226 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 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The Department continues to work closely with Motability and other Departments to explore ways to better support disabled people, including those PIP claimants who are not in receipt of the enhanced-rate mobility component of PIP. We have had a range of discussions on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T12:29:00.84Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T12:29:00.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Work and Health Programme 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the financial allocation to the Work and Health Programme by his Department will be in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 62146 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 2017-02-07more like thismore than 2017-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The Department announced on 30 January our intention to provide around £100m of funding to London and Greater Manchester to develop, procure and deliver localised versions of the new Work and Health Programme to fit the needs of their residents. In addition, the Department has launched a commercial process to let contracts with a total value in excess of £400m for the Work and Health Programme in the rest of England and Wales. We are also in discussion with the Scottish Government about devolving an appropriate level of funding for equivalent support they may wish to offer.</p><p> </p><p>At this point we cannot confirm the financial allocation for each of the next five years as this will be dependent on the outcomes of the commercial process and agreements with HMT on funding beyond the current Spending Review period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-02-07T10:47:14.05Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-07T10:47:14.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Seventh Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, Disability Employment Gap, HC56, if he will make it his policy to postpone the introduction of the new rate of employment and support allowance for people in the work-related activity group until new programmes to support such people are introduced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 65724 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 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
star this property answer text <p>We intend to proceed with our reforms to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) because we believe they are the best way to ensure that we provide the right support for those who are unable to work due to a health condition or disability. That support is not limited to just money, but also practical help for ESA claimants to take steps towards and into work, while keeping an important safety net in place for those who are vulnerable or unable to work.</p><p> </p><p>This change will only apply to new claims from 3 April 2017 and will only affect those in the ESA Work Related Activity Group</p><p> </p><p>Existing ESA claimants with a current claim prior to 3 April will not be affected and will continue to get the same level of financial support, with additional protections, including when reassessed and placed in the Work Related Activity Group, set out in regulations.</p><p> </p><p>A key part of our reforms is the allocation of a total of £330m for new, voluntary employment support for people with limited capability for work, over four years starting from April 2017, and an extra £15 million through a top up to the existing Flexible Support Fund in both 2017/18 and 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>This additional funding means that from April 2017 we will be offering people newly placed in the Work Related Activity Group, and it’s Universal Credit equivalent, more assistance to move closer to the labour market and when they are ready into work.</p><p> </p><p>As well as the £330m set out above, the 2015 Spending Review announced the new Work and Health Programme, which will focus support on people with a disability or health condition. In addition to beginning a commercial process to let contracts with a total value in excess of £400m for the Work and Health Programme in the rest of England and Wales, the Department has announced its intention to provide around £100m of funding to London and Greater Manchester to develop, procure and deliver localised versions of the new Work and Health Programme to fit the needs of their residents. We are also in discussion with the Scottish Government about devolving an appropriate level of funding for equivalent support they may wish to offer.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-03-06T13:16:50.073Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-06T13:16:50.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Disqualification more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the findings of the reports from (a) the National Audit Office on Benefit Sanctions, published on 30 November 2013 and (b) the oral evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee of 28 November 2016, HC56, on the disability employment gap, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of exempting (i) disabled people and (ii) those experiencing mental ill health from the benefit sanctions regime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 65786 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 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
star this property answer text <p>Sanctions are only used in a very small percentage of cases and as a last resort. They are an important part of our benefits system and encourage claimants to stick to their agreed commitments to prepare for or find work, based on their individual needs and circumstances. The sanction system is under continuous review to ensure that it functions effectively and fairly - where we identify an issue, we act to put it right.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2017-03-06T13:36:01.657Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-06T13:36:01.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-14more like thismore than 2017-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what advice his Department issues to personal independence payment claimants on their right to have a recorded home assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 67931 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 2017-03-22more like thismore than 2017-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Any claimant can request a home consultation for Personal Independence Payment, however a claimant may specifically require a home consultation where their diagnosis suggests extreme difficulty travelling to an assessment due to their health condition or impairment.</p><p> </p><p>All PIP claimants are entitled to use their own equipment to record assessments, within an assessment centre or at their home. This equipment should meet DWP standards. You can find standards for recording PIP assessments, for each Assessment Provider, on their respective websites, or by using the following links:</p><p> </p><p>Atos: <a href="http://www.atoshealthcare.com/pip/faq_view/recording_my_consultation" target="_blank">http://www.atoshealthcare.com/pip/faq_view/recording_my_consultation</a></p><p>Capita: <a href="http://www.capita-pip.co.uk/en/assessment-process.html" target="_blank">http://www.capita-pip.co.uk/en/assessment-process.html</a></p><p> </p><p>The Health Professional does not need to separately consider the recording of a recorded assessment, as they will have conducted the assessment themselves and produced a report; however a copy the recording will be held securely for 14 months following. The Department will consider evidence from the recorded home assessment report in the same way it considers all PIP assessments; by treating people as individuals, considering the impact of their impairment or health condition on their everyday life and how each claimant has personally adapted to living with a disability.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 67930 more like this
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less than 2017-03-22T13:07:20.087Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-22T13:07:20.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-14more like thismore than 2017-03-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria his Department uses to determine eligibility for recorded home assessments for personal independence payment; what support his Department provides for vulnerable claimants who require home assessments; and what processes are undertaken by his Department to consider the evidence from recorded home assessments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 67930 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 2017-03-22more like thismore than 2017-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Any claimant can request a home consultation for Personal Independence Payment, however a claimant may specifically require a home consultation where their diagnosis suggests extreme difficulty travelling to an assessment due to their health condition or impairment.</p><p> </p><p>All PIP claimants are entitled to use their own equipment to record assessments, within an assessment centre or at their home. This equipment should meet DWP standards. You can find standards for recording PIP assessments, for each Assessment Provider, on their respective websites, or by using the following links:</p><p> </p><p>Atos: <a href="http://www.atoshealthcare.com/pip/faq_view/recording_my_consultation" target="_blank">http://www.atoshealthcare.com/pip/faq_view/recording_my_consultation</a></p><p>Capita: <a href="http://www.capita-pip.co.uk/en/assessment-process.html" target="_blank">http://www.capita-pip.co.uk/en/assessment-process.html</a></p><p> </p><p>The Health Professional does not need to separately consider the recording of a recorded assessment, as they will have conducted the assessment themselves and produced a report; however a copy the recording will be held securely for 14 months following. The Department will consider evidence from the recorded home assessment report in the same way it considers all PIP assessments; by treating people as individuals, considering the impact of their impairment or health condition on their everyday life and how each claimant has personally adapted to living with a disability.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 67931 more like this
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less than 2017-03-22T13:07:20.007Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-22T13:07:20.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress his Department has made on behalf of DEC, Compaq and Hewlett Packard pensioners with pre-1997 pension contributions in resolving their case. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 68483 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 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
star this property answer text <p>I have met senior representatives from the company to present the pensioners’ arguments and make clear my interest in the matter.</p><p> </p><p>However, the company is meeting its legal obligations.</p><p> </p><p>Any increases to pensions in payment are likely to mean significant additional expenditure for any scheme and its sponsoring employer. Therefore, the Government has no plans to require all schemes to pay increases on pre-1997 pensions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-03-23T15:45:31.427Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-23T15:45:31.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property hansard heading Employment: Autism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will launch a national programme to promote the employment potential of autistic people to employers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
star this property uin 70516 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department is actively promoting the employment potential of all disabled people across Britain, including those with autism, to employers via the Disability Confident Scheme. To further support employers, the Hidden Impairments National Group, established by DWP, provides an “Uncovering Hidden Impairment toolkit” which is free of charge to employers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T12:05:10.193Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T12:05:10.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this