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star this property date less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health Funerals 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 estimate he has made of the number of pauper's funerals in each of the last three years; and what steps his Department is taking to support families on low incomes with the costs of funerals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 216270 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 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
star this property answer text <p /> <p>My department does not collect data on the number of Local Authority funerals.</p><p> </p><p>The Social Fund Funeral Payment scheme continues to provide help towards a simple, respectful, low-cost funeral and in 2013/14, over 33,000 awards were made worth £44.7 million, with an average award of £1,347.</p><p> </p><p>Social Fund Budgeting Loans are also available to those on income related benefits to cover costs relating to funeral expenses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-02T11:44:12.043Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-02T11:44:12.043Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
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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 Disadvantaged: EU Grants and Loans 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 much the UK has drawn down from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 208734 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 2014-09-12more like thismore than 2014-09-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>As the UK allocation from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) is deducted from our European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund allocations, we minimised the adverse impact on those funds by taking the lowest possible allocation.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s allocation for the period 2014-2020 is €3.96m in current prices.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 208735 more like this
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less than 2014-09-12T13:01:16.0968723Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-12T13:01:16.0968723Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
91274
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
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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 Disadvantaged: EU Grants and Loans 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 much the UK was entitled to draw down from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 208735 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 2014-09-12more like thismore than 2014-09-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>As the UK allocation from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) is deducted from our European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund allocations, we minimised the adverse impact on those funds by taking the lowest possible allocation.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s allocation for the period 2014-2020 is €3.96m in current prices.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 208734 more like this
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less than 2014-09-12T13:01:16.3312366Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-12T13:01:16.3312366Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance 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, when he expects the independent review of jobseeker's allowance sanctions being conducted by Matthew Oakley to be laid before Parliament. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 204479 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 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the reply I gave the Rt. Hon. Member for East Ham, Stephen Timms, Official Report, 7 July 2014, column 106W.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T14:44:45.1714237Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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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 Employment and Support Allowance 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 mandatory reconsideration periods for employment and support allowance his Department has conducted to date; what the outcomes were of each such case; and what the (a) shortest, (b) average and (c) longest periods were. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 207486 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 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department is collecting information to understand how the introduction of mandatory reconsideration is operating, including completion timescales. However, this data is not sufficiently robust and reliable to make available.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has committed to publishing the statistics when the Departmental Statisticians judge that the data meet the standards set out in the UK Statistics Authorities Codes of Practice.</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 2014-09-03T14:15:12.183398Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-03T14:15:12.183398Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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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 Jobcentres: Computers 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 computers have been installed for use in Jobcentre Plus offices in the UK in 2014-15; and what estimate he has made of the number of computers so installed by the end of the current financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 207488 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 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Digital Jobcentres project is modernising the Jobcentre digital infrastructure by delivering WiFi and Web Access Devices (WADs) across the Jobcentre network. From now until the end of October, we will be installing WiFi and new Web access devices (WADs) across the Jobcentre network. By the end of October, around 6,000 WADs will have been installed in Jobcentres across the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-09-03T16:44:47.3670413Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-03T16:44:47.3670413Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance 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 average length of time his Department takes to process applications for hardship payments; and what targets he has set for the processing of such claims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 207487 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 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available. Our expectation is that claimants who are vulnerable will receive a hardship payment, if appropriate, within 3 days of them requesting hardship. We have no targets for the processing of hardship applications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-09-03T15:47:15.9421526Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-03T15:47:15.9421526Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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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 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 assessment he has made of the potential effect on claimants of extending the waiting-day period for new benefit claims from three to seven days; and whether he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 206446 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 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The principle behind the waiting days policy is that benefits are not intended to provide financial support for very brief breaks in employment or periods of sickness. The waiting days change should not be seen in isolation but as part of a package of new support measures designed to help people to return to work. Our assessment of the effects of the change is continuing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T16:59:56.7769119Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T16:59:56.7769119Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
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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 Members: Correspondence 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, when he expects to reply to the letter from the right hon. Member for Birkenhead dated 20 October 2014 regarding the Government's Child Poverty Strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 224092 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 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p /> <p> </p><p>A reply is going out today, Monday 23 February.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T14:58:52.73Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T14:58:52.73Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges 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 Justice, what assessment he has made of the likely effect of the proposed increase in court fees for bringing money claims over the value of £10,000 on the ability of people on low incomes to make such claims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field remove filter
star this property uin 224889 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 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p /> <p>90% of money claims are for sums of less than £10,000 and will therefore be unaffected by these plans.</p><p>In order to protect access to justice, a system of fee waivers is available to those unable to afford court fees. Eligibility is based on an individual’s ability to pay, and the scheme is targeted towards those in households on low incomes who are in receipt of certain state benefits. Applicants will also be subject to an assessment of the value of their disposable capital assets with a higher threshold applying to those aged 61 or over.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-03-02T17:10:10.837Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-02T17:10:10.837Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this