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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
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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 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 investigations they are undertaking into the nutrition and health of children and vulnerable adults when sanctions are imposed on individuals who lose their benefits. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6053 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 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department does not monitor nutrition.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud remove filter
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
44921
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
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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 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 24 March (WA 74), whether they will consider monitoring the nutrition and health of children in families when benefit sanctions are imposed on a primary care-giver; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6324 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Government does not collect nutrition and health data in the way described and has no plans to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants are expected to take reasonable steps to prepare for or find work. Safeguards are in place to ensure claimants are capable of achieving these steps, that they are appropriate to helping them towards or into work. These safeguards include claimants and their advisers agreeing what the actions will be, claimants being asked to give their reason for complying with the agreed actions before a sanction is imposed, the right to request a reconsideration of a decision and to lodge an appeal with Her Majesty's Court &amp; Tribunal Service.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants whose benefit is sanctioned can apply for hardship payments</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud remove filter
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
47775
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 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 they ensure that claimants of benefits who are subject to sanctions know that they may apply for hardship payments; and what is the median time between such applications being made and cash payments being received. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6723 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 2014-04-16more like thismore than 2014-04-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Where a benefit doubt is identified and the case is being referred to a decision maker, claimants are given information (verbally and in writing) about the doubt in question, what happens next, what they can do if a sanction is applied and the availability of hardship provision. Once a decision is made and a sanction applied, a formal notification is issued to the claimant, which includes information about how to apply for hardship.</p><p> </p><p>The Department does not record information about the length of time it takes to make a Hardship payment following receipt of an application.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud remove filter
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less than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
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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 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, further to the answer by Lord Freud on 9 July (HL Deb, col 223), how many people have made use of the "system of advances", and how many have been helped by "local support frameworks" through local authorities, in the last two years for which figures are available; and whether they consider that those methods have reduced numbers resorting to food banks and loan sharks. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL1075 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 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Statistics on how many people have made use of the &quot;system of advances&quot; is not currently available.</p><p> </p><p>Information on how many people have been helped by &quot;local support frameworks&quot; is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Our Local Authority partners are supporting claimants through our local delivery partnerships, and feedback from claimant surveys suggests there is no significant difference between the proportion of UC and JSA claimants accessing funding from third party lenders.</p><p> </p><p>Information on whether these methods have reduced numbers resorting to food banks and loan sharks is not collected by the Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud remove filter
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less than 2014-07-24T14:30:57.4166989Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-24T14:30:57.4166989Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this