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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
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicle Drivers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the shortage of qualified HGV drivers in the road haulage industry; what steps he is taking to address that shortage; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dover more like this
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Charlie Elphicke more like this
star this property uin 9700 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Departments for Transport, Work and Pensions and Education are working with stakeholders to address this issue. This includes the development of a new Trailblazer Apprenticeship standard for HGV drivers funded through the Apprenticeship Levy, help for jobseekers to enter the logistics sector and work to address the gender imbalance in the industry.</p><p> </p><p>As part of efforts to improve the image of the profession the Department for Transport has also commissioned a survey of roadside facilities and is working with Highways England, local authorities and operators to ensure more and better quality facilities for drivers.</p><p> </p><p>The Department and its agencies have also worked to minimise delays in obtaining an HGV test appointments and licence renewals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T08:35:58.447Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T08:35:58.447Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3971
star this property label Biography information for Charlie Elphicke more like this
759213
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Supported Housing: Housing Benefit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will assess the likely effects of plans to limit the amount of housing benefit that can be claimed by people living in supported housing to the level of local housing allowance on the ability of vulnerable people to afford adequate accommodation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sunderland Central more like this
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Julie Elliott more like this
star this property uin 9735 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Developing a workable and sustainable funding model for supported housing is a priority for the Government. We will set out further details on the Government’s plans in the autumn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:12:03.873Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:12:03.873Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4127
star this property label Biography information for Julie Elliott more like this
759214
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of whether there is a correlation between the level of private sector rents in an area and the cost of providing supported housing in that area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 9940 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>Developing a workable and sustainable funding model for supported housing is a priority for the Government. We will set out further details on the Government’s plans in the autumn.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T09:49:28.727Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T09:49:28.727Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
759273
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the merits of replicating the Welsh Government's child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9789 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9790 more like this
9791 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.927Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.927Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759274
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to introduce annual reporting against targets for the Government's child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9790 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9791 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.99Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:08.99Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759275
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to introduce quantifiable targets for the Government's next child poverty strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9791 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9790 more like this
9792 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.037Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.037Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759276
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish a report on the progress of the delivery of the Government's child poverty strategy against its initial objectives. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9792 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9790 more like this
9791 more like this
9793 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.1Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.1Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759277
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to introduce a child poverty strategy for 2018 to 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 9793 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government. To do this requires an approach that goes beyond the safety net of the welfare state to tackle the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. This is why the income-related targets and the requirement to publish a child poverty strategy set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010 have been repealed. In their place, we have introduced statutory measures to drive action on parental worklessness and children’s educational attainment – the two areas that we know can make the biggest difference to disadvantaged children.</p><p> </p><p><em>Improving Lives: Helping Workless Families</em>, published on 4 April, set out a framework for a continued focus on improving children’s outcomes, now and in the future. It introduced seven non-statutory indicators and underlying measures to track progress in other areas, such as parental conflict, problem debt and homelessness, that are important in tackling the disadvantages that can affect families’ and children’s outcomes.</p><p><br>The Government has a statutory duty to report annually to Parliament on parental worklessness and children’s education attainment. The latest data on the non-statutory indicators will also be published each year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9789 more like this
9790 more like this
9791 more like this
9792 more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.227Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:17:09.227Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759449
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
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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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, when he plans to publish the criteria for exemption from employment and support allowance reassessments for people with long-term health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth more like this
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Debbie Abrahams more like this
star this property uin 9976 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>This change will come into effect in autumn 2017 and will apply to those with the most severe health conditions and disabilities who are placed in Employment and Support Allowance’s Support Group and the Universal Credit equivalent.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with stakeholders to finalise the criteria, once completed, the amended guidance will be incorporated into the Work Capability Assessment Handbook published annually on GOV.UK. This change will be reflected in the summer 2018 update.</p><p> </p><p>Through the development of the criteria we have consulted with a range of organisations, including representatives from some of the major health and disability charities through a stakeholder representative group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9977 more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.443Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.443Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
4212
star this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this
759450
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
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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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, which organisations his Department consulted when drawing up the criteria for exemption from employment and support allowance reassessments for people with long-term health conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth more like this
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Debbie Abrahams more like this
star this property uin 9977 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>This change will come into effect in autumn 2017 and will apply to those with the most severe health conditions and disabilities who are placed in Employment and Support Allowance’s Support Group and the Universal Credit equivalent.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with stakeholders to finalise the criteria, once completed, the amended guidance will be incorporated into the Work Capability Assessment Handbook published annually on GOV.UK. This change will be reflected in the summer 2018 update.</p><p> </p><p>Through the development of the criteria we have consulted with a range of organisations, including representatives from some of the major health and disability charities through a stakeholder representative group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9976 more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.38Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T17:00:11.38Z
star this property answering member
4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
4212
star this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this