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star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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
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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 benefit claimants were sanctioned for failure to attend an appointment between (a) April 2012 and April 2013 and (b) April 2013 and April 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 195947 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>In the latest quarter for which figures are available (June to Aug 2013), decisions to apply a sanction were made against approximately two per cent of JSA claims, two per cent of ISLP claims and around one quarter of a per cent of ESA claims for failure to attend an appointment</p><p> </p><p>The information requested up to September 2013 is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>Number of individuals who had their benefit sanctioned for failure to attend: Great Britain, April 2012 to September 2013.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>April 2012 to March 2013</p></td><td><p>April 2013 to September 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>274,650</p></td><td><p>94,340</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source: DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate: Sanctions and Disallowance Decisions Statistics Database and Income Support Computer System</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><ol start="1" type="1"><li>Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 and totals will include individuals who have had a sanction applied for more than one period e.g. if an individual had a sanction applied in April 2012 and in April 2013 then they will appear in both of these periods.</li><li>Individuals who have had claims for more than one benefit sanctioned in the period will count twice, e.g. an individual receiving an ESA sanction in April 2012 who makes a subsequent JSA claim and receives a JSA sanction will count twice</li></ol><p>3. The number of individuals sanctioned is the number of sanction or disallowance referrals where the decision was found against the claimant.</p><p>4. New sanctions rules came into force for JSA and ESA from 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012. 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> Failure to attend for JSA includes: Failure to attend a place on a training scheme or employment programme, Failure to attend or failure to participate in an Adviser interview and Failure to attend Back to Work Session, without good reason.Failure to attend for ESA includes: Failure to attend/participate in a mandatory interview.</p><p>5. 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>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 more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
47691
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 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 guidance his Department issues to Jobcentre Plus on giving written appointment cards to claimants with details of future appointments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 195946 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Jobcentre staff are advised to confirm, in writing, the details of all appointments a claimant is required to attend. This includes the date, time and location of the appointment, what the claimant must do if they cannot attend and the consequences of failing to attend any of these appointments without good reason.</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 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Maria Eagle remove filter
47694
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 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, whether any jobseeker's allowance claimant was sanctioned for not signing on Christmas Day. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 195943 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>It is not Jobcentre Plus policy to sanction jobseeker's allowance claimants for not signing on Christmas Day. Jobcentres are closed as this is a Public Holiday.</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 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
47695
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 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 his Department's policy is when a claimant's regular signing on date date falls on a bank holiday. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 195945 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 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Jobseeker's Allowance claimants who are due to attend their local jobcentre on a public holiday are excused from doing so and an advanced payment is issued.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants must continue to meet the conditions of entitlement, by being available for and looking for work and the actions they have taken to do so are reviewed at the claimant's next attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The claimant is informed of this and issued with a formal notification at their attendance prior to the public holiday.</p><p><strong> </strong></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 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Benefits Rules: Attendance 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 steps he is taking to ensure that all Jobcentre Plus staff are fully trained in the correct procedures for applying sanctions for missed appointments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 64662 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 2017-02-28more like thismore than 2017-02-28
star this property answer text <p>All Jobcentre staff have access to a comprehensive learning framework which is designed to build the core skills and knowledge essential to their role. This learning covers the appropriate use of sanctions, including in instances where a claimant has missed an appointment, and the support available for people who have been sanctioned. Independent assurance managers undertake quality checks to ensure that Work Coaches have followed the correct operational instructions when making sanction referrals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2017-02-28T16:51:22.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-28T16:51:22.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
715196
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star this property date less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Council Tax Benefits: Liverpool City Region 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 households in (a) Garston and Halewood constituency and (b) Liverpool City Region were in receipt of council tax benefit subject for each year from April 2010 until April 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 69779 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 2017-04-19more like thismore than 2017-04-19
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong></p><p>The information requested for Liverpool Local Authorities is published and available for each month from November 2008 to February 2013 and can be found in Table 10 of the publications at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/housing-benefit-and-council-tax-benefit-caseload-statistics--2" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/housing-benefit-and-council-tax-benefit-caseload-statistics--2</a></p><p> </p><p>Council Tax Benefit (CTB) was replaced in April 2013 by the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme and in England the Department for Communities and Local Government is now responsible for these statistics. The Scottish and Welsh Governments have similar responsibility.</p><p> </p><p>The information requested for Garston and Halewood Parliamentary Constituency was not readily available during that period and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>However a Parliamentary Constituency breakdown for CTB was produced as a one-off exercise for January 2011 and this is published at:</p><p><a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130107093842/http:/statistics.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/hb_ctb/hb_ctb_parlc_jan11.xls" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130107093842/http://statistics.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/hb_ctb/hb_ctb_parlc_jan11.xls</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-04-19T11:49:07.393Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-19T11:49:07.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
715165
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Council Tax Reduction Schemes: Garston and Halewood 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 and what proportion of households in Garston and Halewood constituency in receipt of council tax support had a (a) working age tenant and (b) tenant in receipt of (i) disability living allowance or (ii) personal independence payments in each year since April 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 69780 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 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not held centrally.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions does not have responsibility for the Localised Council Tax Support Scheme, which lies with the Department for Communities and Local Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 69781 more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T14:49:15.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T14:49:15.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
715166
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Council Tax Reduction Schemes: Liverpool City Region 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 and what proportion of households in Liverpool City Region in receipt of council tax support had a (a) working age tenant and (b) tenant in receipt of (i) disability living allowance or (ii) personal independence payments in each year since April 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 69781 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 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not held centrally.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions does not have responsibility for the Localised Council Tax Support Scheme, which lies with the Department for Communities and Local Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 69780 more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T14:49:15.493Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T14:49:15.493Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit 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 6 March 2017 to Question 65653, on Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit, what (a) EU agencies and other organisations are within his Department's remit, (b) staff time was spent on engagement with those bodies and (c) financial resources were spent on engagement with those bodies in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 68529 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 2017-03-28more like thismore than 2017-03-28
star this property answer text <p>The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is within this department's remit<em>. </em>This department engages with a range of stakeholders. We do not disaggregate the time and resource spent on this engagement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2017-03-28T16:05:46.497Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-28T16:05:46.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
705726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
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 Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit 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 (a) EU agencies and other organisations within his Department's remit the Government plans to withdraw from when the UK leaves the EU, (b) staff time was spent on engagement with those bodies and (c) financial resources were spent on engagement with those bodies in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 65653 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 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the recent White Paper (The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union), the Government will discuss with the EU and Member States our future status and arrangements with regard to EU agencies. It would not be appropriate to prejudge the outcome of the negotiations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2017-03-06T13:30:51.057Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-06T13:30:51.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter