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star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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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 Employment: Learning Disability more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, to where his Department has reallocated funding from the previous Work Programme and Work Choice to increase the employment opportunities of people with learning disability; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The Work and Health Programme, a new contracted provision that will build on lessons learnt from the Work Programme and Work Choice, will start in England and Wales between November 2017 and March 2018. Disabled people, who will be the majority of referrals, can volunteer for the programme at any time.</p><p> </p><p>On Thursday 30 November 2017 we published ‘Improving Lives the Future of Work, Health and Disability’, which sets out details of a lifecourse approach to improving employment opportunities for people with a Learning Disability</p><p> </p><p>In addition:</p><p> </p><ul><li>We are introducing 200 Community Partners into Jobcentres - these are external appointments with experience of disability who will engage with disabled people, Jobcentre Plus staff and local employers to strengthen the support we offer disabled people seeking work, including those with learning disabilities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Supported Employment “place and train” will be delivered through the Local Supported Employment initiative. A key element of this is the use of Job Carving, which involves working with an employer to create a job which meets the employer’s needs and can be done by a person with a learning disability.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The Supported Work Experience proof of concepts will offer young disabled people, including young people with learning disabilities, the opportunity to take part in short work experience placements.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Access to Work has put in place a Hidden Impairment Support Team that aims to give advice and guidance to help employers understand how they can support employees with conditions like a Learning Disability.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DWP’s Disability Confident campaign has achieved commitments from over 5000 employers. DWP is requiring all its large contractors to be Disability Confident Leaders within 12 months from Jan 2017 and all main Government departments are now signed up to Disability Confident, ensuring that Government’s contracted services become better employers of people with disabilities, including learning disabilities.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2017-12-05T12:46:00.383Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T12:46:00.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
828015
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star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
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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: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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 people have (a) applied for and (b) received employment and support allowance for inflammatory bowel disease in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 123975 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Inflammatory bowel disease is a term commonly used to refer to either Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis. The information available is shown in the following tables:</p><p> </p><p>Table 1: Number of individuals making an initial claim to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) whose main disabling condition was recorded as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, by year of claim start Jan 2010 to Mar 2017: Great Britain</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year of ESA claim start</p></td><td><p>Initial ESA<br> claims</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>2200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>2600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (Jan - Mar)</p></td><td><p>600</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Table 2: Number of individuals assigned to the ESA Support Group or the ESA Work Related Activity Group following their Work Capability Assessment (for initial, repeat or IB reassessment claims), whose main disabling condition was recorded as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, by year of claim start or IB reassessment referral, Jan 2010 to Mar 2017: Great Britain</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year of ESA claim start</p></td><td><p>Initial ESA<br> claims</p></td><td><p>Repeat ESA<br> assessments</p></td><td><p>IB<br> reassessments</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>800</p></td><td><p>700</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>1100</p></td><td><p>1300</p></td><td><p>1300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>1600</p></td><td><p>1900</p></td><td><p>2300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>1200</p></td><td><p>1200</p></td><td><p>1800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1200</p></td><td><p>500</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1200</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>1000</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (Jan - Mar)</p></td><td><p>200</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source for Tables 1 and 2: Application data is derived from administrative data held by the DWP and assessment data provided by the Healthcare Provider.</p><p> </p><p>Notes for Tables 1 and 2:</p><ol><li>The figures are rounded to the nearest 100. – denotes figures that are zero or less than 50.</li><li>The information for 2017 is provided up to March 2017 only; this is the latest data available at time of request.</li><li>National roll-out of IB reassessments began in March 2011. As a result, the 2011 figures for IB reassessment in Table 2 cover the period from March to December.</li><li>An individual may have made more than one ESA claim or assessment in any given year. These individuals will only be counted once in each of the figures provided.</li><li>The primary medical condition recorded on the claim form does not itself confer entitlement to ESA. So, for example, a decision on entitlement for a customer claiming ESA on the basis of Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis would be based on their ability to carry out the range of activities assessed by the work capability assessment.</li></ol><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T16:11:12.86Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T16:11:12.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
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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: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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 people with inflammatory bowel disease applied for mandatory reconsideration of their claim for employment support allowance in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 123976 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The information is not readily available and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123977 more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T12:34:29.603Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T12:34:29.603Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
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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: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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 information his Department holds on the number of people with inflammatory bowel disease who have submitted an appeal for their claim for employment support allowance during the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 123977 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 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The information is not readily available and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123976 more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T12:34:29.667Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T12:34:29.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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830175
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star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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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 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 people were refused personal independence payment in 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 124839 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The figures requested are given in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Initial claims made in 2016-17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of people refused PIP</p></td><td><p>390,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Of whom:</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had that decision changed at mandatory reconsideration</p></td><td><p>28,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had a decision changed at a tribunal appeal</p></td><td><p>32,300</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Figures are for Great Britain.</p><p>Appeal figures are based upon appeals against mandatory reconsideration decisions. Initial decisions cannot be appealed until a claimant has gone through the mandatory reconsideration process.</p><p>Some decisions which are changed at mandatory reconsideration, and where the claimant continues to appeal for a higher PIP award, are then changed again at tribunal appeal. Therefore the number of people who had a decision changed at mandatory reconsideration and the number of people who had a decision changed at tribunal appeal cannot be added together.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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124840 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.327Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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830177
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star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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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 Personal Independence Payment: Appeals 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 people who were refused personal independence payment had that decision changed at mandatory reconsideration in 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 124840 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The figures requested are given in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Initial claims made in 2016-17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of people refused PIP</p></td><td><p>390,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Of whom:</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had that decision changed at mandatory reconsideration</p></td><td><p>28,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had a decision changed at a tribunal appeal</p></td><td><p>32,300</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Figures are for Great Britain.</p><p>Appeal figures are based upon appeals against mandatory reconsideration decisions. Initial decisions cannot be appealed until a claimant has gone through the mandatory reconsideration process.</p><p>Some decisions which are changed at mandatory reconsideration, and where the claimant continues to appeal for a higher PIP award, are then changed again at tribunal appeal. Therefore the number of people who had a decision changed at mandatory reconsideration and the number of people who had a decision changed at tribunal appeal cannot be added together.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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124839 more like this
124841 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.387Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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830179
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star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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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 Personal Independence Payment: Tribunals 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 people who were refused personal independence payment had that decision changed at Tribunal in 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 124841 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 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The figures requested are given in the table below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Initial claims made in 2016-17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of people refused PIP</p></td><td><p>390,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Of whom:</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had that decision changed at mandatory reconsideration</p></td><td><p>28,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>number of people who had a decision changed at a tribunal appeal</p></td><td><p>32,300</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Figures are for Great Britain.</p><p>Appeal figures are based upon appeals against mandatory reconsideration decisions. Initial decisions cannot be appealed until a claimant has gone through the mandatory reconsideration process.</p><p>Some decisions which are changed at mandatory reconsideration, and where the claimant continues to appeal for a higher PIP award, are then changed again at tribunal appeal. Therefore the number of people who had a decision changed at mandatory reconsideration and the number of people who had a decision changed at tribunal appeal cannot be added together.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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124839 more like this
124840 more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.437Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T17:28:42.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
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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 Personal Independence Payment: Appeals 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 PIP reconsiderations resulted in the original decision being upheld in 2016-2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 127260 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The number of Personal Independent Payment (PIP) Mandatory Reconsiderations (MRs) cleared can be found in the official published statistics: “Data tables: Personal Independence Payment: Official Statistics to October 2017”. The relevant data can be found in Table 7b. This data shows the number of mandatory reconsiderations for New Claims and Reassessments broken down by month since PIP was introduced and split by outcome type:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-october-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-october-2017</a></p><p> </p><p>Latest available data to October 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T12:06:31.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T12:06:31.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people and households with no access to the internet are able to claim benefits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
star this property uin 2502 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Where a claimant does not have internet access at home, DWP staff may be able to support claimants to find local internet access. Claimants contacting our agents, either via the telephony channel or face to face, will be provided with up to date information on where they can find external organisations that provide free public internet access.</p><p> </p><p>There are also public internet access devices available across the Jobcentre network for those claimants who are unable to find an alternative source of access. Staff will assist claimants in using these devices where necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T11:34:02.243Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T11:34:02.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to support benefit claimants in managing their money on a (a) monthly and (b) fortnightly basis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Jobcentres often provide budgeting support and can also signpost people to locally available support services. Within Universal Credit, the Personal Budgeting Support process provides a conversation with all claimants at their initial Interview to gauge their potential support needs – this could include money advice with a mix of online, telephone and face to face support. Alternative Payment Arrangements can be made for the minority of claimants that may struggle to manage monthly payments initially.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T16:22:54.1Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T16:22:54.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this