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star this property date less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Safeguards more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants involved in the delivery of Universal Credit have left the Department for Works and Pensions in each of the last five years; how large is the team working on Universal Credit delivery; and how many people involved in the delivery team when it was originally created remain within the department. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL652 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 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Universal Credit rollout started in April 2013. At the same time the Universal Credit Directorate was established within Operations, to deliver Universal Credit with 80 paid employees.</p><p>AT 31<sup>st</sup> March 2016, the Universal Credit Directorate consisted of 4,295 paid employees.</p><p>The numbers of Universal Credit Directorate employees who have left DWP since April 2013 are as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Leaving Period</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Employees who left DWP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2013 to March 2014</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2014 to March 2015</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2015 to March 2016</p></td><td><p>357</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Of the original 80 employees who were part of Universal Credit Directorate in April 2013, 67 are still employed by DWP.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-06-27T14:30:32.24Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-27T14:30:32.24Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
524620
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many council tenants in receipt of Universal Credit were in rent arrears in (1) 2014, and (2) 2015; and how many are currently in arrears. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL653 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 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department holds a range of information relating to Universal Credit and housing but do not hold the information you have requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL654 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-06-27T14:31:24.433Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
524622
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Gaza: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to undertake a review of the impact of the policy by which Universal Credit is paid monthly in arrears. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL655 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 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The payment arrangements for Universal Credit are designed to help reduce welfare dependency by mirroring the world of work, in which 75 per cent of employees are paid monthly. Appropriate budgeting support is available to ensure recipients are supported effectively.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-06-27T14:30:55.527Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-27T14:30:55.527Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
514678
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star this property date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each of the last three years, how many times official errors have resulted in (1) underpayment, or (2) non-payment, of (a) Jobseekers' Allowance, (b) Employment and Support Allowance, (c) Universal Credit, (d) Housing Benefit, and (e) Income Support, in each local authority in the UK. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL7824 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 2016-05-03more like thismore than 2016-05-03
star this property answer text <p>DWP is unable to provide a breakdown of the number of official errors at the Local Authority level. This is because the estimation of the rate and monetary value of official errors in a particular benefit is based on a sample of cases rather than the entire caseload for that benefit, and this sample is not large enough to split at the Local Authority level.</p><p> </p><p>DWP does not gather information on the number of children in a household when evaluating the rate of fraud and error in any particular benefit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL7825 more like this
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less than 2016-05-03T11:42:46.267Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-03T11:42:46.267Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
514679
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each of the last three years, how many households containing children had an underpayment or non-payment of benefit as a result of official error. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL7825 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 2016-05-03more like thismore than 2016-05-03
star this property answer text <p>DWP is unable to provide a breakdown of the number of official errors at the Local Authority level. This is because the estimation of the rate and monetary value of official errors in a particular benefit is based on a sample of cases rather than the entire caseload for that benefit, and this sample is not large enough to split at the Local Authority level.</p><p> </p><p>DWP does not gather information on the number of children in a household when evaluating the rate of fraud and error in any particular benefit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL7824 more like this
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less than 2016-05-03T11:42:46.35Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-03T11:42:46.35Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
425833
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Mobility more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what definitions of social mobility are used by the new Social Mobility Commission, and whether they refer to changes in income. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL3231 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 2015-11-12more like thismore than 2015-11-12
star this property answer text <p>Provisions to reform the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission as the Social Mobility Commission are currently under consideration by Parliament as part of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill. Until these receive Royal Assent, the Commission will continue to operate under its existing statutory framework. Operating arrangements for the reformed Commission will be set in due course, subject to Royal Assent.</p><p><strong></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2015-11-12T13:01:46.303Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-12T13:01:46.303Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
425835
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star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) whether the proposed new, lower benefit cap has a gendered effect, and (2) whether any such effect would be mitigated by excluding certain child benefits from that cap. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL3233 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 2015-11-12more like thismore than 2015-11-12
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on 20th July, a copy of which is attached.</p><br /><p>Like other welfare benefits, child related benefits are taken into account when applying the cap. Removing them from the cap would effectively mean that there would be no upper limit on the amount of benefit that out of work households could receive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2015-11-12T13:05:10.393Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-12T13:05:10.393Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
425831
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of additional hours of employment and jobs available to people wanting to increase their working hours in order to avoid the proposed four-year freeze in working age benefits from 2016. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL3229 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 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on 20th July. These are available on the Parliament website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2015-11-09T16:25:04.28Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-09T16:25:04.28Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
425832
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how many people will work more hours as a result of the proposed four-year freeze in working age benefits from 2016. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL3230 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 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on 20th July. These are available on the Parliament website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2015-11-09T16:06:08.44Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-09T16:06:08.44Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this
417037
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many claims for (1) Jobseeker’s Allowance, (2) Universal Credit, (3) Disability Living Allowance, (4) Personal Independence Payment, (5) Employment Support Allowance, (6) Income Support, and (7) Carer’s Allowance, were subject to a request for mandatory reconsideration in each year since 2013; how many of those claims were (a) approved, and (b) rejected, following the reconsideration process; how many claims that were rejected by the reconsideration process subsequently came before (i) the first-tier tribunal, and (ii) the Upper tribunal; and in each case how many claims were approved. more like this
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Baroness Manzoor remove filter
star this property uin HL1957 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 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available, and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has published data on Mandatory Reconsideration (MR) and the Ministry of Justice on appeals as follows:</p><p> </p><p>- Ad hoc statistics on MR receipts and clearance times</p><p>- Personal Independence Payment statistics</p><p>- ESA and JSA sanctions</p><p>- Appeals – all benefits</p><p> </p><p>The information will now be placed in the House library.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has plans to look into what might be possible to publish on mandatory reconsiderations in the existing regular statistical publications, including information on outcomes. As each publication is ready, DWP statisticians will pre-announce the improvements in accordance with the UKSA release protocols.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2015-09-17T15:08:33.833Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T15:08:33.833Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud remove filter
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4289
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Manzoor more like this