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star this property date less than 2015-02-05more like thismore than 2015-02-05
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance: Domestic Abuse 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, what steps his Department is taking to publicise the jobseeker's allowance Domestic Violence Easement. 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 223652 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 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Since the Domestic Violence easement was introduced we have worked with stakeholders and DWP staff to raise awareness of it. Information on the Domestic Violence easement is available on Gov.uk and we have worked with stakeholders to ensure that they are aware and understand how the easement works. We also issued a poster to stakeholders which explains the easement and can be printed and distributed to anyone who wishes to know more about it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-10T15:11:56.983Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T15:11:56.983Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
227955
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
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
star this property hansard heading ICT 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 approved new applications staff in his Department are authorised to download and use on their phones and tablets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 227971 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 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>All applications on DWP phones and tablets are preloaded and secure.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T14:00:38.097Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T14:00:38.097Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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1565
unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-30more like thismore than 2015-01-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Government 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 long-term sustainability of his plans for a digital service. 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 222822 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 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>The Department for Work and Pensions has already successfully delivered some of the most used digital services in Government, including Jobseekers’ Allowance online, Universal Jobmatch and (on behalf of wider Government) the Government Gateway.</p><p> </p><p>Evaluation from the development and maintenance of these services is a core part of the Department’s approach as it continues to build new digital services and improve existing ones in line with Government Digital Service methodology. This places strong emphasis on feedback, evaluation and improvement to build sustainable systems, and the results of service assessments are published on <a href="https://gdsdata.blog.gov.uk/" target="_blank">gdsdata.blog.gov.uk</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-04T17:02:37.187Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-04T17:02:37.187Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
225715
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
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
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits 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 trends in the number of people ceasing to claim benefits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Leicestershire more like this
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Mr Andrew Robathan more like this
star this property uin 907930 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 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>The number of people claiming one of the main out of work benefits has fallen by over 900,000 since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>This is the lowest level for a quarter of a century.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T17:40:11.353Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T17:40:11.353Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Robathan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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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 Schemes: Disability 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, how many individuals in Peterborough constituency have participated in the work choice scheme in each year since 2010; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
star this property uin 225262 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 2015-02-27more like thismore than 2015-02-27
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p> </p><p>Below are the number of individuals starting the Work Choice programme within Peterborough Parliamentary Constituency, in each financial year since the start of the programme on 25<sup>th</sup> October 2010 and up to 31<sup>st</sup> December 2014:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Parliamentary Constituency</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010-11 (from </strong><strong>25<sup>th</sup> October 2010</strong><strong>)</strong> [1]</p></td><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15 (up to </strong><strong>31<sup>st</sup> December 2014</strong><strong>)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>[1] Cases from WORKSTEP, Workprep and Job Introduction Scheme were transferred over to Work Choice on the go-live date of 25<sup>th</sup> October 2010.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-27T13:39:28.867Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-27T13:39:28.867Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
star this property tabling member
1551
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
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
star this property hansard heading Preston 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, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2015 to Question 224791, what topics he discussed with staff during his visit to Preston Benefit Centre on 11 April 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 225638 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 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Further to my previous response, discussions took place between DWP staff and Secretary of State as he toured the office, no details are held regarding content.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T12:58:03.227Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T12:58:03.227Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
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
star this property hansard heading Food 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 responsibilities Jobcentre Plus advisers have to provide further help or information to claimants who present as being unable to afford sufficient food for them or their family. 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 226984 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 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Jobcentre Advisers ensure claimants are provided with welfare support which includes provision for hardship or an advance of benefit where required.</p><p> </p><p>Where another organisation could be able to offer support to claimants, then Jobcentre Advisers are able to signpost claimants to their services.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:56:04.187Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:56:04.187Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
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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 Jobcentre Plus: Mental Health 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, in how many Jobcentres is a mental health champion employed; and how many mental health champions Jobcentre Plus employs in total. 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 222449 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 2015-02-02more like thismore than 2015-02-02
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>All our Work Coaches are trained to support customers with mental health conditions and are aware of the specialist help available within their area. They also support those individuals with complex needs to overcome any barriers which may be preventing them from returning to the workplace.</p><p> </p><p>Jobcentre Plus has a national allocation of 35 Mental Health Co-ordinators. Further to this provision, our Work Psychologists support our Work Coaches in engaging with customers with mental health conditions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-02T11:39:16.633Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-02T11:39:16.633Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Drugs and Alcoholic Drinks 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, what steps his Department has taken to support benefit claimants with alcohol or drug problems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 224896 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 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>DWP provides a range of support to benefit claimants who are dependent on alcohol or drugs to help them achieve full recovery and sustained employment. Jobcentre Plus Work Coaches seek to identify claimants with these problems and refer them to a voluntary discussion with a treatment provider to discuss treatment options if they are not already in treatment.</p><p> </p><p>Work Coaches can also tailor the Claimant Commitment to reflect treatment commitments and where appropriate, Work Coaches can also offer early access to the Work Programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-02T14:13:14.723Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-02T14:13:14.723Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-11more like thismore than 2015-02-11
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
star this property hansard heading Work Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons his Department and the Skills Funding Agency have not agreed a data sharing protocol with the Work Programme contractors delivering the Skills Support for Work Programme participants in employment project in partnership with Newham College of Further Education. 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 224300 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 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>The department has established an information sharing protocol enabling relevant data to be shared by Work Programme providers with all Skills Support for Work Programme providers. This involves providers first obtaining the participants’ consent, so their information can be shared.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T11:00:32.013Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T11:00:32.013Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this