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star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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 Universal Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 universal credit claimants subject to recovery of recoverable hardship payments have them recovered at a rate of 40 per cent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 201202 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 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>For eligible Universal Credit Full Service claims paid in September 2018, 5,300, which is less than 1%, had repayments taken for a Recoverable Hardship Payment (rounded to the nearest 100). Of these, only 12% have an RHP repayment at 40% of the Standard Allowance whereas, the majority (68%) have a recovery rate of 30% or less.</p><p> </p><p>The claim count figure in this answer will not match the official statistics due to methodological differences.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-12-18T10:16:25.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T10:16:25.557Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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 Department for Work and Pensions: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 her Department has spent on Official Development Assistance in each year since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 208843 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 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The amounts of DWP expenditure classified by Department for International Development (DFID) as Overseas Development Assistance are shown in the Table below</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£m</p></td><td><p>£m</p></td><td><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>31</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These are published by DFID.</p><p> </p><p>2016 and 2017 can be found on Page 12, Table 3 in the following publication</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/771136/Statistics-on-International-Development-Final-UK-Aid-Spend-2017-jan-revisions.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/771136/Statistics-on-International-Development-Final-UK-Aid-Spend-2017-jan-revisions.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>2015 and 2016 can be found on Page 12, Table 3 in the following publication</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660062/SID-2017b.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660062/SID-2017b.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-01-23T10:07:26.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-23T10:07:26.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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1565
unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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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 Department for Work and Pensions: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2019 to Question 208843 on Department for Work and Pensions: Overseas Aid, what that money was spent on. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 217509 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 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that in meeting its responsibilities to the world's poorest through its aid commitments, the UK also protects its own security and interests. As set out in the UK's Aid Strategy, the UK aid budget is used to tackle the great global challenges - from the root causes of mass migration and disease, to the threat of terrorism and global climate change - all of which also directly threaten British interests.</p><p> </p><p>The spend comprises part of DWP’s subscription to the International Labour Organisation and the year one costs of refugees from the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme.</p><p> </p><p>Details of UK ODA programming can be found on the DevTracker database at <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-02-12T12:42:04.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-12T12:42:04.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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 Television: Concessions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 the cost is to the public purse of the provision of free television licences to people over 75 years of age. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 253538 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The cost of providing free TV licences to people aged over 75 years was £655m to the public purse in 2017/18. Cost outturn for 2018/19 has not been published yet, but was forecast to be £468m. This is the first year of the part funding agreement that was set out in the summer budget 2015. The cost is forecast to reduce to £247m in 2019/20 and then nil from 2020/21 when responsibility for the concession will transfer to the BBC in June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>Note that all the figures quoted in this response are in nominal terms.</p><p> </p><p>DWP publish expenditure and caseload information here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/benefit-expenditure-and-caseload-tables-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/benefit-expenditure-and-caseload-tables-2019</a>&gt;</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T12:57:25.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T12:57:25.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
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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: EU Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 (a) number and (b) proportion of nationals of each EU country who are in the UK and claiming benefits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 214938 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 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available as nationality and immigration status of claimants is not currently recorded on benefit payment systems. However the Department has published some general statistics on working age benefit recipients claiming within 6 months of National Insurance Number (NINO) registration. This information is known as “Nationality at point of National Insurance number registration of DWP benefit claimants” and is included in the “Statistical Bulletin on National Insurance Number Allocations to Adult Overseas Nationals Entering the UK – registrations to June 2014”, available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-insurance-number-allocations-to-adult-overseas-nationals-entering-the-uk-to-june-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-insurance-number-allocations-to-adult-overseas-nationals-entering-the-uk-to-june-2014</a></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The Government is looking at ways to reform the current administrative system under Universal Credit so that it will systematically record nationality and immigration status of migrants who make a claim.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-11-25T17:41:56.107Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-25T17:41:56.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
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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 Employment and Support Allowance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on time on benefit of the application of full work conditionality to the employment and support allowance work-related activity group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 226025 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 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The department does not hold the information described so I cannot provide an assessment as ESA claimants are not subject to full conditionality.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants in the Work Related Activity Group are required to undertake work related activity, as a condition of continued entitlement to full payment of benefit.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants in the Support Group are not expected to participate in work-related activity but can access support on a voluntary basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T15:52:37.813Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T15:52:37.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
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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 Employment and Support Allowance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 suitability of employment and support allowance for people with mild to moderate mental health issues. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 226027 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 2015-03-10more like thismore than 2015-03-10
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) provides support to people with a health condition or disability. Entitlement to ESA is based on an individual’s functional ability rather than the condition itself. People claiming ESA will undergo the Work Capability Assessment (WCA). The WCA is based on the premise that eligibility should not be based on a person’s condition, but rather on the way that condition limits their functional capability.</p><p> </p><p>We have strengthened our processes for assessing people with mental health conditions by:</p><p> </p><p>· Introducing Mental Function Champions who spread best practice amongst healthcare professionals in mental health, learning difficulties and cognitive impairment.</p><p>· Redesigning the ESA50 claimant questionnaire to make it clear that evidence from Support Workers, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Carers etc. is valuable particularly in mental health cases.</p><p>· Improving the training in mental health for decision makers and assessors.</p><p>· Accepting Dr Litchfield’s recommendations from the fifth Independent Review of the WCA relating to mental health.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-03-10T12:34:48.557Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-10T12:34:48.557Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
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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 hansard heading ICT more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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, which approved new applications staff in his Department are authorised to download and use on their phones and tablets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 227971 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>All applications on DWP phones and tablets are preloaded and secure.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T14:00:38.097Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T14:00:38.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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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 Income Support: Lone Parents more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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, if he will estimate the number of income support lone parent claimants who have a subsequent child by the same father. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 4819 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T08:47:00.463Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T08:47:00.463Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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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 1 more like this
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unstar 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 households have been exempted from the benefits cap as a result of a new personal independence payment or disability living allowance claim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies remove filter
star this property uin 4888 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 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
star this property answer text <p /> <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 4983 more like this
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less than 2015-07-06T14:49:00.183Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-06T14:49:00.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this