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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (30 October 2014)

Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what funding was provided to disabled people in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK through the Access to Work scheme in 2013-14.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (30 October 2014)

Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK received support through the Access to Work scheme in 2013-14.

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessments (30 October 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...large numbers of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals and brings years of experience conducting independent health assessments. MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Ltd is already a key Work programme provider and was recently awarded a contract to run the Department’s new Fit for Work service. MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Ltd will bring both clinical expertise and a...

Scotland: Devolution — Motion to Take Note (29 October 2014)

Lord Smith of Leigh: ...understand that and stop trying to sort out the problems of those individuals in different areas with different people involved; we should look at the position as a whole. We have started in Greater Manchester on a “Work Programme plus”. People have different views about the success of the Work Programme, but quite a large number of people were never shifted by the Work...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Foreign Affairs Council and General Affairs Council (29 October 2014)

David Lidington: ...requested further work on the proposal and agreed to return to the matter at a subsequent meeting. Strengthening inter-institutional annual and multi-annual programming The Italian presidency outlined its proposals for the Council to examine the Commission’s draft 2015 work programme and establish a framework for working with the Commission and European Parliament on improving...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 12 other results from this debate

Esther McVey: I will not give way. I have listened to points raised for several hours, and many of them were wrong, particularly those about the Work programme and how we are helping disabled people through it. Over 60,000 people have got a job from the Work programme, which is now on track to deliver a 17% higher performance than Pathways to Work. That means it is supporting an additional 7,000 people...

Unemployment: Young People — Question (28 October 2014)

Lord Freud: My Lords, we have a number of programmes aimed at getting youngsters into the workforce all around the country. There is a mixture of the Work Programme, the flexible support scheme, the sector-based work academies and work experience. We are using a whole range of programmes to help youngsters into the workforce. They are working not just in London but right around the country. Clearly, we...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (28 October 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recommendations the Work Programme Building Best Practice Group has made to help the over 50s back to work.

Employment — Question (23 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord German: ...levels fall, the focus naturally shifts towards in-work progression, with people wanting to earn more money and have more hours. Can my noble friend tell me whether we should in fact incentivise the Work Programme so that after someone being 26 weeks in work, when a company gets paid, there should be further incentives to help people earn more money and get more hours, so we can move...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Access to Work Programme (23 October 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Access to Work advisers have received (1) awareness training in the implications for a particular disability, and (2) training to enable them to work constructively with employers. To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are monitoring the approaches taken by Access to Work advisers during the assessment and decision-making process, and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Access to Work Programme (23 October 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are currently engaging in dialogue with organisations, employers and individuals to guarantee best practice throughout the Access to Work scheme. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Access to Work scheme’s allocations on employers’ ability to employ large numbers of disabled employees.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (23 October 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209722, how many work programme participants he expects to be surveyed in the evaluation he has commissioned; and what criteria he has set out for selecting those participants.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Liver Diseases (23 October 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...framework and to seek comment and advice. The Lead for Liver Disease at PHE is working closely with the National Clinical Director for Gastroenterology. The Department is kept informed of PHE’s work programme on liver disease through discussion and communication.

Jobseeker’s Allowance — Question (21 October 2014)

Baroness Sherlock: ..., but it is quite clear that many people have been sanctioned who have done literally nothing wrong. Look at the evidence from the CAB of the man sanctioned twice for missing appointments with his Work Programme provider; in fact, he had been to all the appointments with a company to which it had subcontracted him, but he was sanctioned. Then there was the man who was sanctioned after...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (21 October 2014)

Nick Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, under what circumstances a deaf person can be provided with an interpreter under the Access to Work Scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (21 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will provide support from the Access to Work scheme to people with mental health problems before (a) the offer of a job or (b) a job interview to ensure parity with people with other impairments.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Social Investment Fund: Allocations (20 October 2014)

Jonathan Bell: ...and urban network capital project is for the development of a charity hub.  Two others — one in the Londonderry zone and the other in Belfast east zone — are close to getting approval to proceed.  The Londonderry community work programme is a revenue project designed to provide long-term placements for the long-term unemployed, specifically those on the margins, such...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Access to Work Programme (20 October 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government in how many cases customer complaints regarding the application and assessment process of the Access to Work scheme have led to reconsideration of the decision made. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Access to Work awareness training for Jobcentre Plus staff. To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Perinatal Mortality (20 October 2014)

Daniel Poulter: ...and neonatal death charity Sands, to identify and drive forward the actions required to help reduce further the stillbirth and neonatal mortality rate in England. Our stillbirth prevention work programme aims to reduce stillbirth and neonatal mortality by raising awareness of the known risk factors; identifying the currently unknown factors and causes associated with perinatal and...

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