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star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Eligibility 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, pursuant to the Answer of 1 October 2019 to Question 290603, what support is available to people who would otherwise be eligible for benefits and who are undergoing long-term hospital care to pay for (a) mortgages, (b) rents and (c) other personal and care charges to help ensure that they do not lose their unit of accommodation while in NHS-funded care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 293432 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>It is a long standing principle that there should not be double provision for the same contingency out of public funds. Legislation provides that where any costs of qualifying services are borne out of public funds the disability benefits (Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment) are withdrawn after 28 days.</p><p> </p><p>Certain additions are payable on top of income-related benefits, such as Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, Employment and Support Allowance, and Universal Credit. Housing costs in legacy benefits and Universal Credit are withdrawn after an adult has been a hospital in-patient for a specified period depending on their individual circumstances.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Housing Benefit can remain in payment up to 52 weeks, for people who are hospitalised, as long as they intend to return to their normal dwelling and it has not been sublet during their absence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T14:06:11.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T14:06:11.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Eligibility 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 potential merits of allowing NHS-funded care home residents with long-term health conditions to claim benefits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 290603 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>It is a long-standing principle of social policy that there should not be double provision for the same contingency out of public funds. People whose placement in a nursing home is funded by NHS Continuing Healthcare are not asked to contribute to their support. Legislation provides that where any costs of qualifying services are borne out of public funds the disability benefits (Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment) are withdrawn after 28 days.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T14:35:25.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:35:25.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this