Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

170553
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
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 hansard heading Public Health Funerals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of paupers' funerals in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Pamela Nash more like this
star this property uin 218762 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>My department does not collect data on the number of Local Authority funerals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
star this property question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:57:14.447Z
unstar this property answering member
220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
3909
unstar this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170549
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
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 hansard heading Children: Maintenance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many liability orders for oustanding child maintenance arrears have been issued to non-resident parents in each of the last four years for which figures are available in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England, (e) Northern Ireland, (f) each local authority area and (g) each Parliamentary constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Pamela Nash more like this
star this property uin 218761 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Figures on the number of liability orders granted in relation to cases administered by the Child Support Agency is published in table 17 (page 44) of the latest <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-support-agency-quarterly-summary-statistics-september-2014" target="_blank">Child Support Agency Quarterly Summary of Statistics</a>, which contains data up to September 2014. Information on liability orders broken down by country is not routinely recorded for management information purposes and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>We are not yet in a position to release full statistics on the 2012 Scheme, administered by the Child Maintenance Service, but when system data becomes available and fully assured they will be released as part of a managed process, which will be pre-announced and in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T11:52:45.277Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:52:45.277Z
unstar this property answering member
220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
3909
unstar this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170247
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
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 hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 8 December (HC Deb, col 633), what specific new steps they are taking to raise awareness of short-term benefit advances. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL3743 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p>I refer the Noble Baroness to the oral answer given by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt.Hon. Iain Duncan Smith, Official Report, 8 December 2014, column 633. He set out how the Department for Work and Pensions will be doing much more to raise awareness of Short Term Benefit Advances (STBAs) as recommended by the All-Party Parliamentary inquiry and others, including the Social Security Advisory Committee. This will include providing more information to claimants about STBAs online and in Jobcentres. Staff guidance on STBAs will also be updated and staff reminded of the process for considering an STBA.</p><p> </p><p>A key part of the STBA process is a discussion between the claimant and the Decision Maker to consider the circumstances of the request and make an informed discretionary decision about the claimant’s needs. Such a discussion needs to be had with the claimant and cannot be done online or with a third party.</p><p> </p><p>Benefits are normally paid in arrears and where the Department can pay any benefit due to the claimant it does. Where an STBA can be paid it is usually paid the day after it is first requested by the claimant.</p><p> </p><p>The Government believes the current system for claiming STBAs is simple. All claimants need to do is mention to staff that they will not be able to manage until their payment is due and the STBA process will start. However, the Government has accepted the need to raise awareness of STBAs as set out above.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made improvements to the hardship process. In July 2014 it strengthened guidance for work coaches so that all claimants are informed about how and when they can make an application for hardship payment and processing times have also been improved.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL3744 more like this
HL3745 more like this
HL3746 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-17T17:21:20.167Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T17:21:20.167Z
unstar this property answering member
3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
4234
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
170561
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
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 hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Southwark more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with mental health conditions in the London Borough of Southwark have had sanctions imposed on their benefits when claiming for (a) jobseeker's allowance and (b) employment and support allowance in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Ms Harriet Harman more like this
star this property uin 218659 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The information requested is not collected for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T11:30:56.817Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:30:56.817Z
unstar this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
150
unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Harriet Harman more like this
170500
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Charities more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216932, what publicity material was produced for the DfID Direct Roadshows. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 218651 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>A one page hand-out providing the details of three funding opportunities for small and medium sized civil society organisations was printed within the department by officials.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T11:06:08.807Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:06:08.807Z
unstar this property answering member
55
star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
4013
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
170482
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
star this property answering body
Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Charities more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department has had on drafting best practice guidelines on the presence of campaigning charities during police searches and arrests. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Simon Hart more like this
star this property uin 218739 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>An important component of the Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme is the introduction of lay observation. The Scheme’s guidance makes it clear that forces have discretion to determine the most appropriate arrangements to support this. This allows the public, including interested organisations, to observe stop and search in action.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-17T17:35:32.34Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T17:35:32.34Z
unstar this property answering member
1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property tabling member
3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
170558
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
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 hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who waited longer than five days between their benefit application and a decision on their application in each year since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 218629 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Benefit processing has improved with 93% of overall claims being processed on time (within 16 days). This is up 7 percentage points since 2009/10.</p><p> </p><p>We are unable to answer what estimate has been made however we can provide actual data on the number processed and those processed over five days for working age benefits. See table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Claims processed in 5 days</strong></p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>YTD 2014/15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims total processed</p></td><td><p>712,369</p></td><td><p>736,108</p></td><td><p>807,889</p></td><td><p>894,919</p></td><td><p>610,027</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>420,684</p></td><td><p>389,748</p></td><td><p>473,249</p></td><td><p>424,463</p></td><td><p>223,993</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>59.1%</p></td><td><p>53.0%</p></td><td><p>58.6%</p></td><td><p>47.4%</p></td><td><p>36.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims processed</p></td><td><p>428,099</p></td><td><p>385,028</p></td><td><p>356,580</p></td><td><p>334,332</p></td><td><p>212,130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>184,143</p></td><td><p>169,913</p></td><td><p>158,188</p></td><td><p>123,552</p></td><td><p>36,517</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>43.0%</p></td><td><p>44.1%</p></td><td><p>44.4%</p></td><td><p>37.0%</p></td><td><p>17.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims total processed</p></td><td><p>3,350,544</p></td><td><p>3,319,207</p></td><td><p>3,206,249</p></td><td><p>2,828,235</p></td><td><p>1,528,860</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>2,134,727</p></td><td><p>2,201,502</p></td><td><p>2,151,105</p></td><td><p>1,819,152</p></td><td><p>927,510</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>63.7%</p></td><td><p>66.3%</p></td><td><p>67.1%</p></td><td><p>64.3%</p></td><td><p>60.7%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><p>The data in the tables cover 1st April to 31st March, with the exception of 2014/15 when the Year to Date (YTD) covers 1st April to 30th November</p><p> </p><p><strong>Source</strong></p><p>For ESA / IS / JSA – Management Information System Programme (MISP)</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T11:43:51.387Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:43:51.387Z
unstar this property answering member
4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
star this property tabling member
4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
170374
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
star this property answering body
Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Educational Institutions: Worcestershire more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what capital grants for buildings repairs and maintenance her Department has given to (a) primary schools, (b) secondary schools and (c) colleges in Worcester in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Robin Walker more like this
star this property uin 218802 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Capital maintenance funding for maintained schools is calculated at local authority level, and provided directly to the authority. Schools also receive a small amount of devolved capital funding directly to allow them to pay for minor maintenance and repair works. It is for the local authority to decide on the priorities for their funding, according to local need and the Department for Education does not hold data on how local authority allocations are prioritised.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Allocations to Worcestershire since 2011 have been as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>11-12</p></td><td><p>12-13</p></td><td><p>13-14</p></td><td><p>14-15</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devolved Formula Capital</p></td><td><p>£2,062,422</p></td><td><p>£1,684,786</p></td><td><p>£1,516,962</p></td><td><p>£1,410,980</p></td><td><p>£6,675,150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maintenance</p></td><td><p>£11,392,278</p></td><td><p>£8,793,810</p></td><td><p>£7,096,726</p></td><td><p>£6,617,555</p></td><td><p>£33,900,369</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Funding for academies is provided separately via the Academies Capital Maintenance Fund (ACMF), a bidding process to which academies apply for specific works. 4 schools in Worcester have received funding under ACMF since 2011:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>School Name</p></td><td><p>Phase</p></td><td><p>11-12</p></td><td><p>12-13</p></td><td><p>13-14</p></td><td><p>14-15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bishop Perowne CofE College</p></td><td><p>Secondary</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£158,050</p></td><td><p>£311,400</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Christopher Whitehead Language College</p></td><td><p>Secondary</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£150,297</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£396,922</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nunnery Wood High School</p></td><td><p>Secondary</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£2,941,440</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warndon Primary School</p></td><td><p>Primary</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£328,858</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A further £11,252,093 has been provided to academies across Worcestershire more widely over the same period. All academies also receive the small devolved allocation, the same as maintained schools.</p><p> </p><p>The following grants have been made to Sixth Form Colleges in Worcester over the same period. Worcester Sixth Form College received funding through a devolved allocation similar to those given to maintained schools and academies, and via the Building Condition Improvement Fund, a bidding process similar to the Academies Capital Maintenance Fund. New College Worcester received a small amount of capital funding support as an independent special provider:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>11-12</p></td><td><p>12-13</p></td><td><p>13-14</p></td><td><p>14-15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcester Sixth Form College</p></td><td><p>£1,069,034</p></td><td><p>£1,005,972</p></td><td><p>£1,540,387</p></td><td><p>£186,065</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>New College Worcester</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>£6,465</p></td><td><p>£169</p></td><td><p>£4,236</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T11:07:28.677Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:07:28.677Z
unstar this property answering member
1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
star this property tabling member
4091
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
170497
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Palestinians more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department provides financial assistance to Al-Quds University in the West Bank. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberconwy more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Guto Bebb more like this
star this property uin 218710 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not provide financial assistance to Al-Quds University in the West Bank.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-17T15:27:47.883Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T15:27:47.883Z
unstar this property answering member
55
star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
3910
unstar this property label Biography information for Guto Bebb more like this
170539
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove filter
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bus Services: Concessions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost to the public purse of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme has been in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Esher and Walton more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Dominic Raab more like this
star this property uin 218617 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Data is not collected on the cost of reimbursement and administration for the statutory concession in isolation, so it is not possible to provide total expenditure figures for only the England National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS).</p><p> </p><p>However, Local Authorities are the Travel Concession Authorities (TCAs) who reimburse bus operators so that they are no better and no worse off as a consequence of carrying concessionary permit holders for free.</p><p> </p><p>The table below summarises reimbursement and associated costs for the past five years, as reported by TCAs.</p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="5">£million</td></tr><tr><td>Methodology</td><td>2009/10</td><td>2010/11</td><td>2011/12</td><td>2012/13</td><td>2013/14</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>A. Bus operator reimbursment</p><p>(Statutory and discretionary schemes for</p><p>older and disabled people)</p></td><td rowspan="3">Not available</td><td>0.801</td><td>0.896</td><td>0.907</td><td>0.933</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>B. Expediture on concessionary travel</p><p>(Reimbursement and admin for all</p><p>modes, schemes and users)</p></td><td>1.056</td><td>1.099</td><td>1.109</td><td>1.126</td><td>1.165</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p>(A) Statistics table BUS0830:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356416/bus0830.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356416/bus0830.xls</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>(B) Statistics table BUS0811:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387141/bus0811.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387141/bus0811.xls</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T10:43:17.33Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T10:43:17.33Z
unstar this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
star this property tabling member
4007
unstar this property label Biography information for Dominic Raab more like this