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star this property registered interest false more like this
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
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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
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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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star 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