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star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance he has issued on the requirement to have £16,000 or less in savings for eligibility for income-based jobseeker's allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 191792 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>For Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA), guidance on the requirement to have £16000 or less in capital and savings is in the JSA procedural guidance. Corresponding guidance for Decision Makers is in the Decision Makers Guide, chapter 29.</p><p> </p><p>Public facing communications are available via the:</p><p>· Government website <a href="http://www.gov.uk/" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a>;</p><p>· information leaflet INF4: changes you must tell us about; and </p><p>· Jobseeker's Allowance: help while you look for work leaflet.</p><p> </p><p>There has always been a level above which income-based JSA was not payable if savings were held since 1996.</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 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 remove filter
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 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 the criteria are for self-employed people to be eligible for contributions-based jobseekers' allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 192697 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>Guidance is provided in the Decision Makers Guide. Please see link to <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/251790/dmg-vol4-ch20.pdf" target="_blank">Chapter 20</a> for the basic conditions of entitlement (20003) and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/278886/dmgch21.pdf" target="_blank">Chapter 21</a> for the contribution-based conditions (21051 onwards).</p><p> </p><p>With limited exceptions, only Class 1 (employed) contributions count towards Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA). This means that self-employed people who make class 2 (self-employed) contributions do not normally qualify for JSA. The exceptions are Share Fishermen, and Volunteer Development Workers employed abroad. People in these categories pay a special class 2 National Insurance Contribution at a higher rate, which enables them to qualify for contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance.</p><p> </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 192696 more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 remove filter
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance his Department issues on (a) the amount of class 1 National Insurance contributions an individual must have made and (b) for how long such contributions must be paid in order to be eligible for contribution-based jobseekers' allowance; and how his Department makes such guidance available to the public. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 192696 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Guidance is provided in the Decision Makers Guide. Please see link to <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/251790/dmg-vol4-ch20.pdf" target="_blank">Chapter 20</a> for the basic conditions of entitlement (20003) and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/278886/dmgch21.pdf" target="_blank">Chapter 21</a> for the contribution-based conditions (21051 onwards).</p><p> </p><p>With limited exceptions, only Class 1 (employed) contributions count towards Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA). This means that self-employed people who make class 2 (self-employed) contributions do not normally qualify for JSA. The exceptions are Share Fishermen, and Volunteer Development Workers employed abroad. People in these categories pay a special class 2 National Insurance Contribution at a higher rate, which enables them to qualify for contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance.</p><p> </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 192697 more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of those classified disabled were seeking work in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197250 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is within the table below.</p><p> </p><p>The number of working age disabled people seeking work in each of the last four years in Great Britain[1]<sup>,[2]</sup>:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total seeking work</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Unemployed</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Inactive - Seeking work but currently unavailable</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p><strong>435,000</strong></p></td><td><p>381,000</p></td><td><p>53,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p><strong>442,000</strong></p></td><td><p>389,000</p></td><td><p>52,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p><strong>473,000</strong></p></td><td><p>415,000</p></td><td><p>58,000</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Estimates for 2013 onwards should not be compared directly with earlier years, due to a change in definitions[3]</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p><strong>379,000</strong></p></td><td><p>333,000</p></td><td><p>46,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>[1] Source: Labour Force Survey (four-quarterly averages for each calendar year).</p><p>[2] Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand. Totals may not sum due to rounding.</p><p>[3] Changes in 2013 to the wording of the disability questions within the survey questionnaire and a move to only reporting those who are disabled within the core definition of the Equality Act, have led to a step change in the levels of reported disability and their composition (e.g. numbers in employment). Therefore, estimates of disability from the Labour Force Survey for 2013 onwards should not be compared directly with earlier years.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 remove filter
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 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what average extra costs are incurred by disabled people as a result of their disability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197251 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>We do not hold current information on the extra costs incurred by disabled people as a result of their disability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 remove filter
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people classified as disabled left work as a result of their disability; and how many such people entered new work in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197252 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 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The information requested is not available. We do not hold information on the reason for an individual leaving employment, therefore we are unable to ascertain how many disabled people left employment as a result of their disability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 remove filter
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he has taken to ensure that unemployed people who volunteer for the Help to Work Scheme do not do the same work as offenders on community service orders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 197780 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 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>These are two entirely different schemes and we would expect the requirements of placements for offenders to be very different. The welfare to work companies we have contracted to provide Community Work Placements are experienced at delivering different programmes across different areas of Government.</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 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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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 Access to Work Programme more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will amend the access to work scheme to enable deaf people to employ a full-time salaried support worker. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 198733 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>The Access to Work programme currently allows for support to be organised in this way if it offers the most cost effective and practical solution and there is clear customer need for that level of support. We are taking a close look at the Access to Work programme over the next three months, focussing on how we can assist the largest number of disabled paople in work. We will incude in that process a consideration of how best to address the needs of customers requiring support for a large number of hours each week on an on-going basis.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-06-11T16:50:29.2828316Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-11T16:50:29.2828316Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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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 Access to Work Programme more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the evidential basis was for the decision to change the Access to Work scheme in regards to deaf people having to employ a full-time salaried support worker. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 198737 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Access to Work programme has not been changed in this way. No customers are required to employ a full-time support worker, their employers and support providers and we are not prescriptive on this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-06-11T16:58:50.6067672Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-11T16:58:50.6067672Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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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 Work Programme 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 takes to promote the use of IT facilities in public libraries by participants in the Work Programme for job search and preparation; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe remove filter
star this property uin 205781 more like this
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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>Work Programme providers have flexibility to innovate and to design support that addresses the needs of individuals and the local labour market, rather than having to follow one size fits all processes. It is at the discretion of providers whether they choose to advise individuals to use any particular public facilities.</p><p> </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 2014-07-22T15:22:46.8986792Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T15:22:46.8986792Z
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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 Steve McCabe more like this