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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (18 December 2014)

Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will increase funding for the Access to Work Workplace Mental Health Support Service to more than two per cent of the annual Access to Work budget.

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (18 December 2014)

Esther McVey: ..., the Italian presidency presented a report of the Rome conference on “Unlocking the potential of the Social Economy for EU Growth”, held in Rome on 17- 18 November 2014. The Latvian delegation presented the work programme of its upcoming presidency.

Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) (17 December 2014)

Mark Harper: ...record employment. Two thirds of the rise over the past year has been accounted for by UK nationals, and 95% of the increase is in full-time work. Some 600,000 people have started a job through the Work programme. More than 50,000 households have had their benefits capped, while 12,000 have moved into work or are no longer on housing benefit. It is small wonder that Labour does not want to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (17 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason self-employed people are not eligible for Access to Work support.

Bills Presented: Clause 36 — Privacy and Civil Liberties Board (16 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

James Brokenshire: .... We will carefully consider the outcome of the consultation prior to bringing forward the regulations. We will invite comments on key elements relating to the organisation, membership, appointment and work programme of the board. Clause 36 already provides, subject to the outcome of the consultation exercise, that regulations may include provision about any number of the most important...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Private Sector Contracts (16 December 2014)

Chris Grayling: ...of all our providers in the private, voluntary and social sectors is very simple: are they successful in bringing down reoffending? This is not a payment by results programme as ambitious as the Work programme because we have to fulfil the orders of the court over which there is no discretion. But they still represent good value for the taxpayer as they ensure that we pay when we get...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (16 December 2014)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of unemployed people with mental health problems who are currently on the Work Programme.

National Parliaments (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (15 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Morgan of Ely: ...terms of critiques of EU directives, they were too late to influence the debate—which is why that pre-legislative scrutiny by national parliaments would be invaluable. Analysing the Commission’s work programme would be an obvious way of ensuring a degree of pre-scrutiny, and it should become a core task—as has been suggested—of the whole Parliament and all the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (15 December 2014)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people referred to the Work Programme at the latest date for which figures are available were identified as (a) white British and (b) from any other ethnic group.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Clwyd (15 December 2014)

Esther McVey: ...only. Under the last Government, figures for long-term JSA were kept artificially low by moving claimants onto training allowances. This Government stopped doing that when we introduced the Work Programme, meaning we now have a true measure of the number of people claiming benefit due to unemployment.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes: Dementia (15 December 2014)

Jane Ellison: ..., among others. Participants aged between 65 and 74 are made aware of the symptoms of dementia and the existence of memory clinics in their area. Public Health England’s (PHE) new priority work programme on dementia risk reduction will raise people’s awareness and understanding of the links between risk factors and/or pre-disposing conditions and dementia. PHE will...

Economic Leadership for Cities — Motion to Take Note (11 December 2014)

Baroness Hollis of Heigham: ...private sector investment we need. Over and beyond unitary status, we need additional economic powers and flexibilities, which have already been cited in this debate. First, we should localise the ineffective Government Work Programme. Secondly, we need commissioning powers for the wider public services, irrespective of elected mayors, to work with the private sector and public agencies....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Young People (11 December 2014)

Esther McVey: ...26 weeks). Data on Wage Incentives is routinely published as part of the Youth Contract statistical series. The latest publication is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/pre-work-programme -and-get-britain-working#youth-contract

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (11 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints have been made to the Merlin Mediation Service about non-compliance with the Merlin Standard since April 2012; and what the outcome was of each such complaint.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Government Assistance: Hertfordshire (11 December 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Oliver Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have (a) completed the Work Programme and (b) received assistance from the Start-Up Loans scheme in North East Hertfordshire constituency.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Development Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs and General Affairs Councils (11 December 2014)

David Lidington: ...presidency intends to focus discussion on the role of the member states, and in particular how to establish further dialogue within the Council to address emerging threats. Strengthening inter-institutional annual and multi-annual programming The Commission’s 2015 Work Programme is tabled for discussion at the General Affairs Council. The Italian presidency has also indicated its...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (10 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the value of Work Programme payments claimed fraudulently by providers since June 2011.

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: EU Competitiveness Council (10 December 2014)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...body, the European Safety Federation, had raised no objections to protection. However the Commission noted UK concerns and looked forward to discussions with the European Parliament. Day one concluded with a presentation of their work programme from the incoming Latvian Presidency. They highlighted their three main priorities: increasing competitiveness, seizing the digital agenda and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Education: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (10 December 2014)

Esther McVey: ..., the Italian presidency will present a report of the Rome conference on “Unlocking the potential of the Social Economy for EU Growth”, held in Rome on 17- 18 November 2014. The Latvian delegation will present the work programme of their upcoming presidency.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: New Enterprise Allowance: Stafford (9 December 2014)

Esther McVey: ...numbers of New Enterprise Allowance mentoring starts and financial support starts are published quarterly and can be accessed via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/pre-work-programme -and-get-britain-working#new-enterprise-allowance-statistics These statistics include a spread sheet with a breakdown by Parliamentary Constituency, which shows there have been...

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