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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on contracts for delivering work capability assessments in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 7027 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>In 2016/17 the Department spent £177.5m on ESA and related Work Capability Assessments. This figure covers the direct cost of delivering work capability assessments, the medical assessments undertaken for other benefits, costs relating to written and verbal medical advice, fixed overheads, administrative costs, investment in new technology and other service improvements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T16:25:58.677Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T16:25:58.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
92711
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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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 Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the ratio of doctor health care professionals to nurse or physiotherapist health care professionals currently carrying out work capability assessments is in (a) Hemsworth constituency and (b) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 209865 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 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Doctors, nurses and physiotherapists are all trained to the same high level to carry out disability assessments on behalf of the DWP.</p><p>Staffing levels are not captured at Constituency level. As of October 2014 there are 194 doctors and 576 nurses or physiotherapists in the UK carrying out work capability assessments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 209864 more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T12:36:34.3006458Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T12:36:34.3006458Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
92718
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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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 Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment he has made of the (a) demand and (b) waiting times for work capability assessments conducted by a (i) doctor and (ii) nurse or physiotherapist health care professional. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 209864 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 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Doctors, nurses and physiotherapists are all trained to the same high level to carry out disability assessments on behalf of the DWP.</p><p>Staffing levels are not captured at Constituency level. As of October 2014 there are 194 doctors and 576 nurses or physiotherapists in the UK carrying out work capability assessments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 209865 more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T12:36:34.1756439Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T12:36:34.1756439Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
92724
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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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 Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are currently waiting to see a doctor health care professional for the purposes of a work capability assessment in (a) Hemsworth constituency and (b) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 209855 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 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Cases are either identified as having to be seen by a doctor only, or they can be seen by a doctor, nurse or physiotherapist. Therefore, there are no cases which are specifically ring fenced for assessment by nurses or physiotherapists.</p><p>There are currently 41,109 people waiting for an assessment with a doctor.</p><p>Data is not captured at constituency level.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 209856 more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T12:32:25.7225906Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T12:32:25.7225906Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
92725
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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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 Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are currently waiting to see a nurse or physiotherapist health care professional for the purposes of a work capability assessment in (a) Hemsworth constituency and (b) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 209856 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 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Cases are either identified as having to be seen by a doctor only, or they can be seen by a doctor, nurse or physiotherapist. Therefore, there are no cases which are specifically ring fenced for assessment by nurses or physiotherapists.</p><p>There are currently 41,109 people waiting for an assessment with a doctor.</p><p>Data is not captured at constituency level.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 209855 more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T12:32:25.9488876Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T12:32:25.9488876Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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 Work Capability Assessment 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what limit his Department has set on waiting times for work capability assessments; and what steps his Department is taking to ensure this limit is not exceeded. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 209857 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 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We do not have a limit for waiting times for work capability assessments. We are working with the existing supplier to improve processing times and reduce waiting times and are currently seeking a replacement supplier to undertake work capability assessments from early next year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-16T13:45:34.3191192Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-16T13:45:34.3191192Z
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1520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1002002
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Universal Credit: Separation 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether there is provision in place to equalise universal credit entitlement when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188012 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
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
188013 more like this
188014 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.583Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1002003
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Universal Credit: Separation 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department takes to ensure that there is a fair division when recovering advance payments when a couple separate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188013 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
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
188012 more like this
188014 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.63Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1002004
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Universal Credit: Separation 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department take steps to ensures that the remaining claimant of universal credit is not held fully responsible for unpaid advance payments when a couple separates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 188014 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>When a couple separates and still require the support of Universal Credit they will claim separately and as such the two claimants will be treated as entirely separate claims and will have their entitlements and therefore award amounts treated accordingly.</p><p> </p><p>If an advance has been awarded to a couple and the couple subsequently separate, they will be equally liable to repay the advance.</p><p> </p><p>When a couple separates, and an advance has not been recovered from the associated benefit claim because the claim ends or there was no entitlement to that benefit, the outstanding balance is treated as if it were an overpayment. This would then be recoverable (as per Section 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992) at the standard overpayment rate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>After separation, if a couple have an overpayment for which they are both equally liable, the debt is apportioned equally. Once this apportionment has been done we will not reverse the split liability decision. Any debt for which only one member of a couple is liable will follow that person on separation.</p>
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
188012 more like this
188013 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:20:06.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
997328
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
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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 Universal Credit 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, to what extent the Behavioural Insights Team was involved in designing the technical infrastructure for universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett remove filter
star this property uin 184879 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 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s Behavioural Insights Team has not been involved in designing the technical infrastructure for Universal Credit Full Service, as there is a specific user researcher team in DWP that takes care of this element.</p><p> </p><p>The design of the Universal Credit Full Service is based around user-centred design, which is an iterative design process in which designers focus on users of the service and their needs in each phase of the design process.</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 2018-11-06T16:21:38.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-06T16:21:38.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this