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star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Disability more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people of retirement age are in receipt of both industrial injuries disablement benefit and constant attendance allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 222641 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>There were 1,040 people aged 65 or over who were in receipt of both Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit and Constant Attendance Allowance as of March 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Source: Department for Work and Pensions 100% extract data.</p><p> </p><p>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T13:21:08.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T13:21:08.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Access to Work Programme: Wales more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the number of successful applications to Access to Work was in each local authority area in Wales in each year since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
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Stephen Crabb more like this
star this property uin 225458 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of people who had any Access to Work provision approved in Wales in each financial year from 2014/15 to 2017/18, the most recent complete financial year for which data is available.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: The number of people who had any Access to Work provision<sup>1</sup> approved in Wales, by local authority, 2014/15 - 2017/18</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>2017/18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Blaenau Gwent</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bridgend</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>70</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Caerphilly</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>90</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cardiff</p></td><td><p>140</p></td><td><p>150</p></td><td><p>160</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Carmarthenshire</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ceredigion</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Conwy</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Denbighshire</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Flintshire</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gwynedd</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Isle of Anglesey</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Merthyr Tydfil</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Monmouthshire</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Neath Port Talbot</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>90</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newport</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Pembrokeshire</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Powys</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rhondda Cynon Taf</p></td><td><p>90</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>110</p></td><td><p>120</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Swansea</p></td><td><p>110</p></td><td><p>160</p></td><td><p>170</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Torfaen</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Vale of Glamorgan</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wrexham</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>1,200</p></td><td><p>1,180</p></td><td><p>1,280</p></td><td><p>1,530</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p /><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p><p>1. There are two main types of Access to Work provision: Assessments and Elements. More than one item of Access to Work provision of the same type or of different types can be approved for the same person in a given financial year or in different financial years. The table above shows the number of people who had one or more item of provision of any type approved in each financial year.</p><p> </p><p>Data source: These statistics were obtained from the Department for Work and Pensions’ Disability Service Client (DiSC) administrative system.</p><p> </p><p>Rounding: Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Figures that are less than 10 after rounding are suppressed and replaced with &quot;-&quot;. Totals may not sum due to rounding.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:43:45.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:43:45.333Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations 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 the average number of days was for her Department to reassess existing entitlement to personal independence payment in (a) Barnley, (b) south Yorkshire and (c) nationally in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 223923 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p><strong>The information requested </strong>is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T13:57:06.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T13:57:06.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
1064399
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star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations 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 is the number of days was for her Department to reassess entitlement to personal independence payment from that payment being granted in (a) Barnley, (b) south Yorkshire and (c) nationally in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 223924 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T14:14:56.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T14:14:56.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
1064401
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star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Medical Examinations 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 the average number of days have been for her Department to re-assess entitlement to employment and support allowance from that allowance being granted in (a) Barnley, (b) south Yorkshire and (c) nationally in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 223926 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-25T15:21:52.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T15:21:52.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
1064404
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star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Medical Certificates 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 guidance her Department provides on the issuing of fit notes by GP practices for welfare assessments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 223929 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department provides the following guidance to GPs on fit notes – “Getting the most out of the fit note” and “a short guide to the benefit system for general practitioners” both of which contain information on issuing fit notes to benefit claimants.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/465918/fit-note-gps-guidance.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/465918/fit-note-gps-guidance.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-short-guide-to-the-benefit-system-for-general-practitioners" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-short-guide-to-the-benefit-system-for-general-practitioners</a></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T13:52:55.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T13:52:55.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Universal Credit: Vulnerable Adults 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 she has made of the need for reasonable adjustments for vulnerable universal credit claimants, who cannot read or write, to have access to alternative means of communication with their work coach other than through the online journal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 226698 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Department is committed to providing personalised support for all claimants, including those who cannot read or write. Each individual’s circumstances are different and therefore the support that we provide must be tailored to these individual needs.</p><p>Claimants who cannot communicate through their online journal can access face-to-face assistance via their Jobcentre. Further support is also available via our free phone Universal Credit helpline to help them maintain their claim.</p><p>In certain circumstances, where a claimant is unable to manage their own affairs, an appointee can act on their behalf, taking responsibility for making and maintaining any benefit claim. An appointee can be an individual, e.g. a friend or relative, an organisation or representative of an organisation, e.g. a solicitor or local council. The process for enlisting a DWP appointee includes a visit to the claimant and an interview with the potential appointee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T16:50:06.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T16:50:06.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
1077531
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Arrears 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 next of kin of the estimated 20,000 deceased disabled people who did not receive their full employment and support allowance entitlement due to errors by her Department have been contacted; how many of those next of kin have received a backpayment; and what the average backpayment has been. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 226127 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>Due to the complex and sensitive nature of reviewing these cases, we have established an intensive checking process to identify instances where deceased claimants did not receive their full award of ESA entitlement.</p><p> </p><p>It is important we get this right to avoid making undue contact with families and causing further distress, which is why these cases are initially checked against information held on various departmental administrative systems. We continue to review our processes to ensure we are as thorough as possible and have previously announced our aim of reviewing these cases by the end of 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Out of the estimated 20,000 potential cases, we have reviewed 4,700 with 3,100 requiring no further action and next of kin contacted in 1,600 cases.</p><p> </p><p>Of those, 600 were entitled to an average back payment of around £5,000</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Notes: </strong></p><ul><li>Data was extracted from Department for Work and Pensions Management Information on 25 February 2019</li><li>Numbers of cases are rounded to the nearest 100.</li><li>The average payment is rounded to the nearest £1,000.</li><li>Completing case reviews includes cases identified on DWP administrative systems as not entitled or who have identified themselves as not entitled prior to assessment, and also cases which have been through the full journey to assessment</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T11:29:59.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T11:29:59.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
1077533
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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: Appeals 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, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister of State on 25 February 2019, Official Report, column 33, when her Department plans to reach the target of Presenting Officers attending 50 per cent of tribunals; what lessons her Department have learned from Presenting Officers attending tribunals in the last 12 months; and what changes to the assessment and decision-making process she has made as a result of those lessons learned. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 226128 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>Presenting Officers (POs) represent the Secretary of State at ESA and PIP tribunals and support them in understanding the detail of the case making the right decision. POs are in the main used where: a) the Department is directed by the tribunal judge; and b) asked to attend by a DWP Appeals Writer because the appeal relates to a complex area of the law. Around 150 POs have been recruited with further recruitment planned to enable increased attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The feedback they provide for the Department’s Decision Makers and the Assessment Providers, is an important element of the improvement work being done to increase the overall quality of the decisions made. Examples of feedback include how we present information to the Tribunal in the most effective way and ensuring attention is drawn to new evidence that arrives after the appeal has been lodged. .</p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to monitor and review how the feedback is collected and shared – it is used in team talks, bulletins and workshops; and the impact it is having on the quality of decisions made.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T16:33:54.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T16:33:54.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
1083626
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star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Universal Credit: Veterans 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 veterans in receipt of a war pension are claiming employment support allowance as part of their universal credit claim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
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Mrs Helen Grant more like this
star this property uin 229663 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>New claims to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) have now stopped, however claimants can receive the ESA component of Universal Credit (UC). Claimants may also be entitled to New Style ESA which can be claimed alongside Universal Credit if the claimant has paid or been credited with sufficient National Insurance contributions, satisfying the New Style ESA eligibility conditions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T11:30:36.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T11:30:36.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this