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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Sleeping Rough 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 local authority applicants there have been to the Cold Weather Fund since November 2018; how much money has been awarded from that fund; and what the average amount was that was awarded to applicants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
unstar this property uin 285208 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The number of eligible recipients for Cold Weather Payments in areas which have had a cold weather trigger since 1<sup>st</sup> November 2018 is estimated at 882,000. An estimated £27,100,000 was paid, and Cold Weather Payments are fixed at £25.</p><p> </p><p>These figures are based on estimates published in <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/cold-weather-payment-estimates-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/cold-weather-payment-estimates-2018-to-2019,</a> though figures in the publication may not sum to the above figures due to rounding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T13:25:25.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T13:25:25.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
1144424
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 Universal Credit: Pilot Schemes 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 her oral contribution of 22 July 2019 on Universal Credit managed migration, Official Report, column 1149-1150, if she will publish the advice she received from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the use of a negative Statutory Instrument for a pilot of managed migration and payments to severely disabled people who lost out in transferring to Universal Credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale more like this
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Mike Amesbury more like this
unstar this property uin 286363 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p /><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:35:05.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:35:05.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Amesbury more like this
1144425
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 Universal Credit: Pilot Schemes 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 her oral contribution on 22 July 2019 on Unviersal Credit managed migration, Official Report, column 1149-1150, on what date her Department received advice from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the use of a negative Statutory Instrument for a pilot of managed migration and payments to severely disabled people who lost out in transferring to universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale more like this
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Mike Amesbury more like this
unstar this property uin 286364 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p><p /><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:35:46.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:35:46.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Amesbury more like this
1141070
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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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 Universal Credit: Wales 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 estimate she has made of the number of people who have claimed universal credit in Wales in each year since its inception. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
unstar this property uin 280164 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
star this property answer text <p>Statistics surrounding the volume of Universal Credit claims is routinely published and can be found on the Department’s Stat-Xplore service: <a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a>/. Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a></p><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-02T14:36:29.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-02T14:36:29.483Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1144599
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star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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 Personal Income 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 comparative assessment she has made of the change in the level of household income with two people in employment in 2019 and 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 286750 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Estimates for the net median equivalised weekly household income after housing costs of UK couples in employment where both are in work are presented below, for 2009/10 and 2017/2018 in both nominal and real terms (2017/18 prices).</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2017/18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nominal terms</p></td><td><p>£560</p></td><td><p>£561</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPI-adjusted real terms</p></td><td><p>£470</p></td><td><p>£561</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures have been taken from the Households Below Average Income (HBAI) survey tables from Stat-Xplore and are rounded to the nearest pound. Stat-Xplore data is publicly available at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/jsf/tableView/tableView.xhtml" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/jsf/tableView/tableView.xhtml#</a></p><p>We do not have available data to 2019 and so have used the most recent data available which is to 2017/18.</p><p>Analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown that the reason there have not been higher increases in average incomes in working households is partly due to increases in employment over this period. They state that “falls in worklessness have brought relatively low-earning types of households (such as lone parents) into work”. A link to the report is available below:</p><p><a href="https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/WP201912.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/WP201912.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:00:07.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:00:07.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1143796
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Universal Credit: Housing 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, whether she plans to introduce details of the calculation of (a) housing costs, (b) LHA limits, (c) spare bedroom deductions and (d) non-dependent contributions in Universal Credit Full Service payment statements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
unstar this property uin 285438 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department is expecting to include the information mentioned in the Universal Credit statement by this Autumn. We will also include shared accommodation rates and rent free weeks when appropriate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T10:01:01.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T10:01:01.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1143797
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Universal Credit 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 estimate her Department has made of the length of time taken to respond to journal messages submitted by claimants of universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
unstar this property uin 285059 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>Universal Credit is a 24 hour, seven days a week, digital service that allows claimants to manage their own data and account online at a time which is convenient for them. Via their account, claimants can check their Universal Credit benefit payments through their account, notify us of changes and record notes on the online journal facility.</p><p>The journal is primarily used to support work search activity and as such not every journal entry will require a response.</p><p>The Case Manager or Work Coach receives a notification in real time each time a claimant submits an entry to their online journal. Journal entries are monitored daily as part of our case management approach.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T13:10:26.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T13:10:26.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1143585
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest 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 effect of the restriction on earned income for eligibility for support for mortgage interest under universal credit on the incentive to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
unstar this property uin 285016 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The earned income rule for help with mortgage interest on Universal Credit ensures that owner occupier claimants have the right incentives to move into work and increase their hours of work over time where possible.</p><p>Universal Credit’s income taper, along with work allowances for qualifying claimants, ensure a strong work incentive is maintained. For certain owner occupiers, the withdrawal of support for mortgage interest means they qualify for the higher work allowance, and so they could earn up to £503 before there is any effect on their Universal Credit award.</p><p>My Department has made no formal assessment of the effect of the rule on work incentives.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T09:40:59.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T09:40:59.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1143586
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of universal credit were (a) employed and (b) unemployed as at 15 August 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
unstar this property uin 285260 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The latest available information as at July 2019 on the number of people on Universal Credit by Employment Indicator is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a>.</p><p>Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T09:35:52.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T09:35:52.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1143587
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Universal Credit 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 ability of universal credit claimants to access passported benefits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
unstar this property uin 285018 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>Claimants may currently be entitled to a number of other benefits because they are in receipt of Universal Credit. These are known as passported benefits, which include free school meals and free prescriptions. The eligibility criteria for each passported benefit remain the responsibility of the Departments and Devolved Administrations that own them.</p><p> </p><p>Government Departments and Devolved Administrations continue to work closely together to look at how to reduce the complexity of the current passported benefits system and put in place arrangements for Universal Credit, as it expands, that will continue to target available support at those who need it most.</p><p> </p><p>The Department currently signposts Universal Credit households to other financial support via their online account/payment statement, as well as on the GOV.UK website at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/other-financial-support" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/other-financial-support</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T10:21:46.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T10:21:46.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this