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Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) (28 May 2015)

Lord Maclennan of Rogart: ...respect and it should be the focus of our Ministers. There should also be regular meetings between the Commission, the Council and the European Parliament to discern and agree what should be the work programme of the Union. It is not the best way to do things to bat things across the net and to have each body feeling that it can bash out a policy of its own. There should also be an...

Debate on the Address: Home Affairs and Justice (28 May 2015)

Nick Smith: ...of the beautiful, harmonious, loud and proud Blaenau Gwent. They do not deserve to be abandoned in the pursuit of growth for a few. The Government need to take action to make a difference in Blaenau Gwent. We need an effective Work programme that gets our youngsters and those being retrained back on the career ladder; much better education and training to ensure that we have a skilled...

Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] (27 May 2015)

Chris Evans: ...tax revenue and reduced tax credit costs payable to people who move into work. The Institute for Fiscal Studies found that for all this cost, the new deal for young people increased employability by only 7% or 8%. The problem persists, even with the Work programme. Long-term unemployment remains stubbornly high at 32% of the unemployment rate. At present nearly 200,000 young people have...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: North/South Ministerial Council: Road Safety (12 May 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Mark Durkan: I thank the Member for those questions; I might answer the first one. The initial work programme for transport was agreed at the inaugural plenary meeting in 1999 and included strategic transport planning and experience of road and rail safety programmes. Those themes remain extremely relevant, and it is generally agreed that the transport sector works well and is progressive in identifying...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: European Scrutiny Priorities 2015 (13 April 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Mike Nesbitt: ...the report for not emphasising the importance of membership of the European Union. Would the Member accept that the report is based on the Committee's priorities, which are drawn from the European work programme? The EU work programme does not have a commitment to forcing the UK out of the Union and therefore that is not relevant to this debate.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (26 March 2015)

Pamela Nash: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost of the Access to Work scheme in (a) Airdrie and Shotts constituency, (b) North Lanarkshire, (c) Scotland and (d) the UK has been in each month since May 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (26 March 2015)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what research his Department has carried out into the proportion of UK businesses who are aware of Access to Work funding which can help people with a disability start work, stay in work, move into self-employment or start a business; and what research his Department has carried out into the proportion of employers who are aware that Access...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (26 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to increase the Access to Work budget upon the closure of the Independent Living Fund in June 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (26 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria his Department applies to ensure the level of the Access to Work budget is responsive to need.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (26 March 2015)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have joined each of the three options in the Help to Work programme in each month since May 2014.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Strokes (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: ...reviews its methods and processes periodically, including consultation with stakeholders, to ensure that they remain appropriate. Ministers are able to refer topics to NICE to be included in their work programme.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Leukaemia: Drugs (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) considered the suitability of ponatinib for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia for referral to its technology appraisal work programme through the topic selection process in 2013-14. NICE concluded, following consultation with stakeholders, that a technology appraisal was not appropriate, noting that the likely eligible...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Orphan Drugs (26 March 2015)

George Freeman: We have referred a number of high cost, low volume technologies to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for evaluation under its highly specialised technologies work programme. We will continue to do so for technologies that meet the specified criteria and where a NICE evaluation would add value. Only today, Ministers referred the drug Translarna (ataluren) for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Young People (25 March 2015)

Lord Freud: ...groups. We provide work experience and sector based work academy placements to give young people training and experience to help them to get into work. DWP employment programmes such as the Work Programme, Youth Contract and Mandatory Employment Programmes have been designed for all long-term claimants and are tailor made for the individual. One of the Government’s strategies for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Young People (25 March 2015)

Lord Freud: ...groups. We provide work experience and sector based work academy placements to give young people training and experience to help them to get into work. DWP employment programmes such as the Work Programme, Youth Contract and Mandatory Employment Programmes have been designed for all long-term claimants and are tailor made for the individual. One of the Government’s strategies for...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Tuberous Sclerosis: Drugs (25 March 2015)

Earl Howe: ...of expert clinicians and other stakeholders. Over the coming weeks, the six Programmes of Care that are responsible for advising NHS England on specialised services will be drawing up the work programme for 2015-16, which will include developing a number of policies, including ones for the provision of everolimus for tuberous sclerosis for complex related renal angiomyolipoma and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Orphan Drugs (25 March 2015)

Earl Howe: We have referred a number of high cost, low volume technologies to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for evaluation under its highly specialised technologies work programme. We will continue to do so for technologies that meet the specified criteria and where a NICE evaluation would add value. Further information about the process by which topics are selected for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (25 March 2015)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what liaison his Department has had with HM Revenue and Customs since June 2011 to ensure that companies accepting Work Programme participants pay National Minimum Wage.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: British-Irish Council: Social Inclusion Work Sector (24 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Alban Maginness: I thank the Minister for his report. I note that, in relation to the future work programme, there is a proposal to have carers as the next topic. It seems to me that, if sufficient resources were given to carers, that in itself would be a very progressive step in preventative spend. Will the Minister give us a flavour of what is meant by the topic of carers? In what direction does he...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme: North West (24 March 2015)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled people have entered employment following participation in the Work Programme in (a) Pendle, (b) Lancashire and (c) the North West to date.

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