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registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides to families who have been reunited through refugee family reunion to access the social security system. more like this
tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
tabling member printed
Thangam Debbonaire more like this
uin 237691 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
answer text <p>Those who have joined a family member in the UK through refugee family reunion are entitled to the same support as any other person. As with anyone else, they will be assessed to ascertain whether they have complex needs and whether they require additional support to access DWP services.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Colchester more like this
answering member printed Will Quince more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-05T11:10:01.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T11:10:01.68Z
answering member
4423
label Biography information for Will Quince remove filter
tabling member
4433
label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1105463
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Refugees more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on collaboration between the Home Office and her Department to ensure that refugees are able to access the employment support and social security benefits that they are entitled to. more like this
tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
tabling member printed
Thangam Debbonaire more like this
uin 237692 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions is working in partnership with the Home Office to improve processes for refugees claiming benefits. In order to achieve this aim we have set up the Post Grant Appointment Scheme (PGAS).</p><p> </p><p>The scheme involves contacting persons at the point when they are granted refugee status to see if they wish to apply for benefits and require assistance to do so. If they say they do, an appointment at a local DWP office is arranged for them.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Colchester more like this
answering member printed Will Quince more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-05T10:22:09.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T10:22:09.037Z
answering member
4423
label Biography information for Will Quince remove filter
tabling member
4433
label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this