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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Regional Assistance 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount of regional aid not subject to the Barnett formula (a) was for each year since 2009 and (b) is projected to be in each year for which information is available for (i) Scotland, (ii) Wales, (iii) Northern Ireland and (iv) each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 238660 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 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p>A detailed breakdown of the block grant funding for each of the devolved administrations is available in the Block Grant Transparency publication which is available on line at:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/block-grant-transparency-december-2018</p><p> </p><p>This recently developed publication sets out how the block grants for the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and a Northern Ireland Executive have been calculated during the 2015 Spending Review period.</p><p> </p><p>Prior to the publication of the Block Grant Transparency document, the Annual Reports of the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Offices each contained data relating to the composition of the block grants.</p><p>No funding has been provided to English regions outside the scope of the Barnett Formula.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T13:21:06.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T13:21:06.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1108750
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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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 Child Maintenance Service: Complaints 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 (a) points of dissatisfaction and (b) complaints have been logged with the Child Maintenance Service in each year for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 239268 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-04
unstar this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>In terms of volumes of dissatisfactions, the table below refers. This includes all Dissatisfaction actions that have been opened, regardless of the outcome.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>-</p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total Dissatisfactions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>4,988</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8,038</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>13,574</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>24,255</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Caseload at year end</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>180,100</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>291,000</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>391,800</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>463,300</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>% of Caseload</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2.8%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2.8%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>3.5%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5.2%</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The latest statistics on complaints received by the Child Maintenance Service are published in Table 17 of the Child Maintenance Service statistics, which highlights the number of complaints received by the Child Maintenance Service each quarter. It is available online at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-the-2012-statutory-child-maintenance-scheme" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-the-2012-statutory-child-maintenance-scheme</a>.”</p>
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 2019-04-04T11:24:16.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T11:24:16.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1108751
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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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 Child Maintenance Service: Staff 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 members of staff (a) were employed in each year for which information is available and (b) are employed by the Child Maintenance Service to deal with complaints; and whether that Service has plans to employ more such staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 239269 more like this
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star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-04
unstar this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>CMG Headcount/FTE (a)</p></td><td><p>Complaints Headcount/FTE (b)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2019</p></td><td><p>7056</p></td><td><p>135</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2018</p></td><td><p>6963</p></td><td><p>184</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2017</p></td><td><p>8066</p></td><td><p>153</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2016</p></td><td><p>8558.2</p></td><td><p>94.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2015</p></td><td><p>8442.8</p></td><td><p>111.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2014</p></td><td><p>8098.9</p></td><td><p>127.16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2013</p></td><td><p>6961.8</p></td><td><p>142.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2012</p></td><td><p>7528.8</p></td><td><p>175.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2011</p></td><td><p>7635.1</p></td><td><p>203.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The numbers in column (a) reflects the total number of people or headcount in Child Maintenance Group.</p><p> </p><p>The numbers in column (b) are the resource supporting complaints for CMS and CSA. We are unable to provide a CMS only breakdown as the team deal with both CMS and CSA complaints. Resourcing in Complaints team is reviewed regularly, with the most recent review completed in April 2018. However, I can confirm that there are no plans in place at present to increase staffing in that area.</p><p> </p><p>Prior to 2017 this was counted as total resource required, however from 2017 this was recorded as headcount i.e. people. Hence from 2017 the number increases as it began counting number of individuals.</p>
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 2019-04-04T14:48:59.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T14:48:59.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1108755
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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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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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 a claimant of personal independence payment that received a health assessment report audited by her Department is entitled to the (a) original and (b) audited report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 239270 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-04
unstar this property answer text <p>If a claimant requests a copy of their assessment report they are entitled to receive it. Where an assessment report has been reviewed or reworked by DWP the claimant will receive copies of both the original and audited versions. Please note, the audited version of an assessment report is different to the Auditors Report produced by the Department about the Assessment Provider. Claimants are not entitled to see Auditors Reports.</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 2019-04-04T13:29:37.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T13:29:37.557Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1107761
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Regional Growth Fund 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the Barnett consequentials for Scotland will be of the UK Government’s Regional Growth Fund in each year for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 238658 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 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Decisions on future funding via the Regional Growth Fund will be taken as part of the Spending Review announced by my rt. hon. Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer in his recent Spring Statement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T15:14:57.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T15:14:57.813Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1107762
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Regional Assistance: Scotland 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Scotland on (a) regional aid for Scotland and (b) additional funding for Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 238659 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State meets regularly with my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland on a number of issues. Recently they met ahead of the Government’s Spring Statement announcement of £260m towards the Borderlands Growth Deal. Decisions on future funding will be taken as part of the Spending Review announced by my rt. hon. Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer in his recent Spring Statement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T15:14:31.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T15:14:31.2Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1090921
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star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Office: ICT 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that Post Office Ltd's computer systems are fit for purpose. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 233567 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 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The Post Office Limited’s computer systems is an operational matter for the Post Office. I have therefore asked, the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-21T17:33:03.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-21T17:33:03.01Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1087073
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star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Franchises 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many new Post Office branch franchise opportunities are available in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland. and (d) each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 231519 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Matters relating to postmasters, network transformation and the operation of post offices by retailers are operational matters for the Post Office. I have therefore asked Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on these matters. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T12:01:06.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T12:01:06.593Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1086751
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Office: Compensation 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the total amount is of compensation paid from the public purse to sub-postmasters who have left the network under Post Office Ltd's network transformation programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 230832 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Matters relating to postmasters, network transformation and the operation of post offices by retailers are operational matters for the Post Office. I have therefore asked Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on these matters. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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230835 more like this
230836 more like this
230837 more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.75Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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107884
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1086755
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Office: Resignations 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many sub-postmasters have conditionally resigned from the Post Office Network but are not able to leave because an alternative cannot be found which would allow them to receive the government-funded leavers payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 230835 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Matters relating to postmasters, network transformation and the operation of post offices by retailers are operational matters for the Post Office. I have therefore asked Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on these matters. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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230832 more like this
230836 more like this
230837 more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.813Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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107883
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1086756
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Retail Trade 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post offices (a) retailers operate and (b) each retailer operates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 230836 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Matters relating to postmasters, network transformation and the operation of post offices by retailers are operational matters for the Post Office. I have therefore asked Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on these matters. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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230832 more like this
230835 more like this
230837 more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.86Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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107882
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1086760
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many temporary sub-postmasters are currently operating branches in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland, and (d) each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 230837 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Matters relating to postmasters, network transformation and the operation of post offices by retailers are operational matters for the Post Office. I have therefore asked Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on these matters. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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230832 more like this
230835 more like this
230836 more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T12:01:55.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
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 Independent Case Examiner 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 23 January 2019 to Question 210057, for each available year, what the (a) mean and (b) median waiting time is for complaints (i) which are not resolved within eight weeks of being accepted, (ii) which are not settled within 15 weeks of the investigation commencing and (iii) where an ICE report is not issued within 20 weeks of the investigation commencing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 229798 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>Whilst high level clearance target performance data is routinely included in the Independent Case Examiner’s Annual Report, the Office only retain case specific information for 26 months following case closure, and as such the requested information is only available for 2017/18 and the current reporting year. The available information is provided in the tables below.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Resolution</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Mean - Time taken to resolve complaints that were not cleared within 8 weeks of the complaint being accepted for investigation</p></td><td><p>Median - Time taken to resolve complaints that were not cleared within 8 weeks of the complaint being accepted for investigation</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18 (April to March)</p></td><td><p>11 weeks</p></td><td><p>10 weeks</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19 (April to February 2019)</p></td><td><p>11 weeks</p></td><td><p>10 weeks</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Settlement</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Mean - Time taken to settle complaints that were not cleared within 15 weeks of the investigation commencing</p></td><td><p>Median - Time taken to settle complaints that were not cleared within 15 weeks of the investigation commencing</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18 (April to March)</p></td><td><p>23 weeks</p></td><td><p>21 weeks</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19 (April to February 2019)</p></td><td><p>23 weeks</p></td><td><p>22 weeks</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>ICE Report</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Mean - Time taken to issue ICE Reports in those cases that were not concluded within 20 weeks of the investigation commencing</p></td><td><p>Median - Time taken to issue ICE Reports in those cases that were not concluded within 20 weeks of the investigation commencing</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18 (April to March)</p></td><td><p>30 weeks</p></td><td><p>28 weeks</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19 (April to February 2019)</p></td><td><p>27 weeks</p></td><td><p>26 weeks</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
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 2019-03-12T15:58:27.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T15:58:27.29Z
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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 Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
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 Independent Case Examiner 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 8 February 2019 to Question 217031 on Independent Case Examiner, what the (a) mean and (b) median waiting time is for complainants who are not informed within four weeks of whether their complaint has been accepted for investigation in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 229799 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Independent Case Examiner’s Office can only accept a complaint for investigation once it has (a) established that the complainant has exhausted the relevant business complaints process, and (b) reached agreement with the complainant regarding the scope of any investigation. The Office retain case specific information for 26 months following case closure, and as such the requested information is only available for 2017/18 and the current reporting year. The available information is provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Mean – Time taken to inform complainants whether their complaint could be accepted for investigation, in those cases that exceeded the four week internal target</p></td><td><p>Median – Time taken to inform complainants whether their complaint could be accepted for investigation, in those cases that exceeded the four week internal target</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18 (April to March)</p></td><td><p>11 weeks</p></td><td><p>8 weeks</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19 (Year to date – April to February)</p></td><td><p>15 weeks</p></td><td><p>11 weeks</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
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 2019-03-12T15:44:46.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T15:44:46.903Z
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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 Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Closures 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post offices are temporarily closed in (a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Wales, and (d) Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 229801 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Temporary closures across the UK is an operational matter for the Post Office. I have therefore asked the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of the reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-03-12T17:55:01.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:55:01.863Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Closures more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many (a) main, (b) local, (c) community, and (d) outreach post offices are temporarily closed in (i) Scotland, (ii) England, (iii) Wales, and (iv) Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 229802 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Temporary closures by branch types across the UK is an operational matter for the Post Office. I have therefore asked the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of the reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T17:55:51.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:55:51.41Z
star this property answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1083679
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Office: Resignations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many sub-postmasters have resigned since the start of the Post Office Ltd's network transformation programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 229803 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The number of sub-postmaster resignations since the start of the network transformation programme is an operational matter for the Post Office. I have therefore asked the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of the reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T17:56:30.393Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:56:30.393Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1081728
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answering body
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 Bereavement Support Payment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, for what reason her Department does not pay bereavement support to widows and widowers where tacit consent to marriage with their former partner was not given but where the material circumstances of their relationship were the same as those of a married couple. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 228066 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 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
unstar this property answer text <p>Marriage and civil partnerships are legal contracts that are associated with certain rights, including inheritance, recognition in the tax system and entitlement to certain benefits.</p><p> </p><p>A key principle of the National Insurance system is that all rights to benefits derived from another person’s contributions, such as bereavement benefits, are based on the concept of legal marriage or civil partnership.</p><p> </p><p>Under Scottish law, in certain circumstances, a person can be classed as married by cohabitation with habit and repute. Marriage by habit and repute was abolished for new relationships in 2006 by the Family Law (Scotland) Act. Marriages deemed to have been constituted prior to the 4 May 2006 are still recognised as such for benefit purposes.</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 2019-03-07T10:38:56.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-07T10:38:56.807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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
star this property legislature
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, to what extent auditors of health assessment reports on claimants of personal independence payment are independent from her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 226157 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Auditors of health assessment reports on claimants of Personal Independence Payment are not independent of DWP; they are independent of the Assessment Providers.</p><p> </p><p>The DWP independent audit function, which was rolled out across the contracts in 2016, is used to judge how the providers are performing against set quality targets to ensure that the advice provided to the Department’s decision makers is of suitable quality, fully explained and justified.</p><p> </p> more like this
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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less than 2019-03-04T16:51:45.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T16:51:45.197Z
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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 Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answering body
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 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 she has made of the effect of requiring the owners of limited companies to provide company financial accounts when applying for universal credit on the ability of those people to complete their applications in a timely manner. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 223063 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
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to my answer to the response to Question <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2019-02-15/222037/" target="_blank">222037</a> answered on the 20 February 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2019-02-25T16:11:39.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T16:11:39.077Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1062114
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
star this property answering body
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 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, for what reason her Department requires owners of limited companies to provide company financial accounts when applying for universal credit; and if she will review that policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 222036 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not require owners of limited companies to provide company financial accounts when applying for Universal Credit. Self-employed earnings are reported on a simplified 'cash accounting' basis, which asks for the total income from receipts into the business and details of payments out of the business under defined categories during the assessment period. The requirements were designed to be as simple as possible in order for self-employed claimants to easily report their earnings.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has therefore not made an assessment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 222037 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-20T17:36:18.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T17:36:18.823Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1062115
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
star this property answering body
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 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 her Department has made of the practicality of requiring the owners of limited companies to provide company financial accounts when applying for universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 222037 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not require owners of limited companies to provide company financial accounts when applying for Universal Credit. Self-employed earnings are reported on a simplified 'cash accounting' basis, which asks for the total income from receipts into the business and details of payments out of the business under defined categories during the assessment period. The requirements were designed to be as simple as possible in order for self-employed claimants to easily report their earnings.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has therefore not made an assessment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 222036 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-20T17:36:18.873Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T17:36:18.873Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1061095
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Billing 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