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star this property date less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Bedford Prison: Prisoners' Release 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 Justice, whether he plans to accept the recommendation of the Independent Monitoring Board report of 17 October 2018 on HMP Bedford to permit prisoners with a date for release to make an application for universal credit; and if he will discuss that recommendation with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Mohammad Yasin more like this
star this property uin 180838 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Prisoners are able to meet a DWP Work Coach in their prison in the weeks before release who can help them prepare their claim for Universal Credit. The Work Coach can make an appointment at the relevant Job Centre as early as the day of release and an advance of a full month’s benefit including the housing element, if appropriate can be made within hours.</p><p> </p><p>The MoJ is working closely with DWP to improve the process for access to benefits for prison leavers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2018-10-22T16:45:48.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-22T16:45:48.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mohammad Yasin remove filter