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star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of time is between a decision being made on a personal independence payment application and a first payment being made on that claim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2745 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The data is not readily available and could only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>For the majority of new claimants to personal independence payment (PIP), they will be paid any arrears of benefit within a few days of the decision being made. Regular payments will then start using a 4 week in arrears payment cycle. Some claimants may not be entitled to any arrears or may have to wait for PIP to go into payment following the decision on their claim. This includes where the 28 day run for reassessed claims is being applied (described further below), where further enquiries are required to establish bank details, where the qualifying period of 3 months has yet to be satisfied or the where the claimant is in hospital, a care home or prison and where PIP, or a component of PIP, is not payable until the claimant leaves that establishment.</p><p> </p><p>For existing claimants of disability living allowance (DLA) claiming PIP, they can continue to receive their DLA throughout their claim to PIP, so long as they comply with all the processes. Additionally, all claimants are paid DLA for a further 28 days following the weekly payday, immediately after the decision on their PIP claim is made. Successful claimants to PIP see no break in payment when they move from DLA to PIP, subject to other rules being satisfied, for example those relating to residency in a care home or hospital.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2743 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.12Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.12Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
381580
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 and what proportion of disability living allowance claimants have (a) appealed and (b) successfully appealed a negative decision on their personal independence payment application. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2746 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Data on the number and proportion of DLA reassessment claimants who have (a) appealed and (b) successfully appealed a negative decision on their Personal Independence Payment application is not available.</p><p> </p><p>National GB figures on the numbers and outcomes of DLA and PIP appeals can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognition-certificate-statistics-quarterly-january-to-march-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognition-certificate-statistics-quarterly-january-to-march-2015</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:36:10.987Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:36:10.987Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
381581
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star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 new applicants for personal independence payments have no other source of income. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2744 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Personal independence payment (PIP) is a non-means-tested benefit. As such, no data is held on the income levels of claimants, as the Department does not collect information on income or capital as part of the PIP claiming process.</p><p> </p><p>PIP is paid as a contribution towards the additional costs of disability; other benefits are available for income replacement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:21:37.187Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:21:37.187Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
381582
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 disability living allowance claimants have waited more than 28 days for their first personal independence payment following a decision to transfer them from one benefit to the other. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 2743 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The data is not readily available and could only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>For the majority of new claimants to personal independence payment (PIP), they will be paid any arrears of benefit within a few days of the decision being made. Regular payments will then start using a 4 week in arrears payment cycle. Some claimants may not be entitled to any arrears or may have to wait for PIP to go into payment following the decision on their claim. This includes where the 28 day run for reassessed claims is being applied (described further below), where further enquiries are required to establish bank details, where the qualifying period of 3 months has yet to be satisfied or the where the claimant is in hospital, a care home or prison and where PIP, or a component of PIP, is not payable until the claimant leaves that establishment.</p><p> </p><p>For existing claimants of disability living allowance (DLA) claiming PIP, they can continue to receive their DLA throughout their claim to PIP, so long as they comply with all the processes. Additionally, all claimants are paid DLA for a further 28 days following the weekly payday, immediately after the decision on their PIP claim is made. Successful claimants to PIP see no break in payment when they move from DLA to PIP, subject to other rules being satisfied, for example those relating to residency in a care home or hospital.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2745 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.04Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T14:43:50.04Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-23more like thismore than 2015-06-23
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Living Wage 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 (a) direct employees, (b) agency staff and (c) outsourced staff working for his Department and its subsidiary agencies are paid less than the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 3647 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>a) All staff directly employed by DWP and its arms length bodies are paid above the Living Wage.</p><p>b) DWP’s temporary agency staff are employed in line with Agency Workers Regulations which ensures parity with directly employed staff after 12 weeks.</p><p>c) There are currently 3,936 outsourced staff working for DWP contractors and their Service Partners who are paid at or below the Living Wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T13:36:40.683Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T13:36:40.683Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
387277
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star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Fraud 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 Work and Pensions, how much benefit expenditure was lost to relatives claiming benefit for claimants who had died in the most recent year for which figures are available; and how much such expenditure was falsely claimed by claimants registered as living (a) in the UK and (b) abroad. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 5496 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>As no central record is kept of this information, we are unable to provide the requested data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-07-07T16:40:18.523Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T16:40:18.523Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
387634
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star this property date less than 2015-07-03more like thismore than 2015-07-03
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Living Wage 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 29 June 2015 to Question 2647, how many of the outsourced staff working for his Department's contractors and their service partners who are paid at or below the Living Wage are paid (a) the Living Wage and (b) less than the Living Wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 5553 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>All outsourced staff in our London locations are paid the Living Wage. We hope to replicate this across the country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T16:24:40.817Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T16:24:40.817Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Mental Illness 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 Work and Pensions, what specialist training is given to employment and support allowance and personal independence payment assessors on handling claimants with mental health issues. more like this
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 8742 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>All healthcare professionals (HCPs) who carry out either Work Capability Assessments or Personal Independence Payment assessments undergo thorough training in disability analysis, as well as training in specific conditions, including mental health conditions.</p><p> </p><p>Mental Health Champions are available to provide advice and support to HCPs on health conditions and disabilities affecting mental, cognitive, intellectual and behavioural function.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-09-09T14:07:51.487Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-09T14:07:51.487Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance is issued by his Department on how long successful claimants of personal independence payment should wait before their first payment arrives once a decision has been made to award the claim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead remove filter
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 8739 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Once a decision has been made to award a claim, payment is activated. If there are no checks triggered payment is automatically activated.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The majority of new claimants to Personal Independence Payment will be paid any arrears of benefit within a few days of the decision being made.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-09-09T14:27:44.657Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-09T14:27:44.657Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Disability Living Allowance: Children 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 Work and Pensions, how many disability living allowance applications for children with ADHD were (a) accepted and b) rejected in the most recent 12 months for which data is available. more like this
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Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 13684 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The requested data is not available.</p><br /><p>Child Disability Living Allowance (DLA) caseload statistics by main disabling condition are published on gov.uk at <a href="http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/100pc/tabtool.html" target="_blank">http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/100pc/tabtool.html</a></p><br /><p>Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not listed separately but under the broader descriptor Hyperkinetic Syndrome. As of February 2015, there are 44,740 children with Hyperkinetic Syndrome being paid DLA out of 391,000 children in total.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-10-30T09:53:34.717Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-30T09:53:34.717Z
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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 Frank Field more like this