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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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 hansard heading Work Experience 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, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209803, how many of the people undertaking work experience have since entered paid employment. 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 211299 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Research with claimants published earlier this year shows that 36 per cent of work experience participants were in employment at the time of interview, and 42 per cent had at least been in employment at some point (even if they were not at the time of the interview).</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/284017/rr865-youth-contract-customer-experiences.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/284017/rr865-youth-contract-customer-experiences.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:40:48.9595497Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:40:48.9595497Z
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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
43467
star this property registered interest false more like this
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, how many benefit sanctions were issued in South Staffordshire constituency in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
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Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property uin 192333 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Number of benefit sanctions applied in South Staffordshire constituency in each of the last five years.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Date</p></td><td><p>All Benefit Sanctions</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2008 to Sept 2009</p></td><td><p>390</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2009 to Sept 2010</p></td><td><p>480</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2010 to Sept 2011</p></td><td><p>610</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2011 to Sept 2012</p></td><td><p>650</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2012 to Sept 2013</p></td><td><p>610</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source: (JSA and ESA): DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate: Sanctions and Disallowance Decisions Statistics Database.</p><p>Source (IS): Income Support Computer System </p><p> </p><p>Notes: </p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.</li></ol><p>2. The number of benefit sanctions applied is the number of sanction or disallowance referrals where the decision was found against the claimant.</p><p>3. Income Support Lone Parents receive a fixed sanction of 20% of the personal allowance rate of a single claimant [not aged less than 25] for each failure to attend/participate in a Work Focused Interview until 10 pence is left in payment. This sanction lasts until the individual attends and participates in a Work Focused Interview. In the case where there is more than one sanction in place the claimant need only attend/participate in one Work Focused Interview in order for all related sanctions to be removed from their benefit.</p><p>4. New sanctions rules came into force for JSA and ESA from 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012. The number of JSA sanctions applied for the new regime is the number of low, intermediate, and high level referrals where the decision was found against the claimant. Further information can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobseekers-allowance-overview-of-sanctions-rules</a></p><p>5. The number of JSA sanctions applied for the old regime is the number of fixed length, varied length and entitlement decisions where the decision was found against the claimant.</p><p>6. Information on JSA and ESA sanctions is published and available at:</p><p> <a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
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 Gavin Williamson 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
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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 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, how many businesses in (a) the UK and (b) Brigg and Goole constituency have taken part in wage incentive schemes since the introduction of the Youth Contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 192278 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Data on the number of employers receiving wage incentives are not available. The latest statistics on Youth Contract wage incentives, released on 25 February 2014 are available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/youth-contract-official-statistics-february-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/youth-contract-official-statistics-february-2014</a> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
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 Andrew Percy 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
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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 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 was paid in service charges to housing associations for adaptations to accommodation for disabled tenants in the last year for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 192422 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available. Information about service charges paid by all tenants is not collected. </p><p> </p><p>Eligible service charges for Housing Benefit would not include the cost of making an adaptation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-20T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-20T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Frank Field 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
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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 pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how disputed child tax credits claims will be managed under the universal credit system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh West more like this
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Mike Crockart more like this
star this property uin 192385 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>Currently the child element will be awarded to the parent with whom the child or qualifying young person normally lives. Where separated parents both share the care of a child or qualifying young person they are expected to jointly nominate which of them has the main responsibility.</p><p>Where parents are unable to come to an agreement themselves, a determination will be made. This will take account of where the child normally lives and who has the main day to day responsibility. </p><p>The proposed approach to Universal Credit was set out in a White Paper &quot;Universal Credit: Welfare that Works&quot; and in draft Regulations upon which a wide range of organisations responded to in the consultation exercise carried out by the Social Security Advisory Committee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192380 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 Mike Crockart more like this
43582
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 consultation his Department has had with groups representing separated parents on steps to ensure universal credit makes shared parenting a financially viable option for parents who do not have family-based financial arrangements in place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh West more like this
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Mike Crockart more like this
star this property uin 192380 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>Currently the child element will be awarded to the parent with whom the child or qualifying young person normally lives. Where separated parents both share the care of a child or qualifying young person they are expected to jointly nominate which of them has the main responsibility.</p><p>Where parents are unable to come to an agreement themselves, a determination will be made. This will take account of where the child normally lives and who has the main day to day responsibility. </p><p>The proposed approach to Universal Credit was set out in a White Paper &quot;Universal Credit: Welfare that Works&quot; and in draft Regulations upon which a wide range of organisations responded to in the consultation exercise carried out by the Social Security Advisory Committee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192385 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 Mike Crockart more like this
43583
star this property registered interest false more like this
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, 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 more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192404 more like this
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unstar 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 remove filter
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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4084
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
43584
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192406 more like this
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unstar 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 remove filter
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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4084
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
43586
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star 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 more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192405 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar 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 remove filter
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
star this property answering member
4084
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
43587
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star 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 more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 192401 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar 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 remove filter
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