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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Hearing Impairment (25 May 2016)

Liz Kendall: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with a health condition affecting their hearing have received support from Access to Work grants to (a) start work, (b) stay in work and (c) move into self-employment.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Surrogate Motherhood (25 May 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...Arrangements Act was introduced in 1985. The Government recognises the arguments for the need for a review, and we have therefore asked the Law Commission, as part of the consultation on its 13th work programme this summer, to consider including a project on surrogacy. The Department has not issued guidance about surrogacy to professional groups or the Children and Family Court Advisory...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Pre-Competitiveness Council (24 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...on Open Science as it is in line with UK Open Science Policy. Under other business items there will be presentations on the 2016 ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) Roadmap, the work programme of the incoming Slovakian Presidency, and information from the Commission on the European Innovation Council. This statement has also...

Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure (19 May 2016)

Barbara Keeley: .... One bridge pension was set at around 400 a month. That is better than forcing these women, who have worked all their lives and paid national insurance contributions for 40 years, on to the Work programme, employment and support allowance or jobseeker’s allowance at 62 or 63. It is disgraceful to treat women born in the 1950s that way. And while we are discussing transport and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme: Offenders (12 May 2016)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of offenders who joined the Work Programme on leaving prison secured a sustained job outcome within two years in each year since 2011.

Life Chances Strategy - Question for Short Debate (11 May 2016)

Baroness Stroud: ...they focus on the delivery of life chances. The Government have four primary social programmes which could be aligned as part of a life chances strategy. Of these, the main initiatives are universal credit accompanied by universal support, the Work Programme, the troubled families programme and the pupil premium. At present, each of these programmes follows slightly different criteria and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Arthritis (11 May 2016)

David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of Access to Work funding supports people with arthritis.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Fit for Work Programme: Musculoskeletal Disorders (11 May 2016)

David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in the Fit For Work scheme have a musculoskeletal condition.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse (11 May 2016)

Jane Ellison: Public Health England (PHE) is engaged in a work programme which aims to reduce alcohol-related harm to individuals, families and society. PHE works closely with local authorities to support their work of assessing local alcohol-related need and commissioning services and support to meet that need, including identification and brief advice, alcohol treatment and helping ensure that young...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Rarer Cancers (10 May 2016)

Mark Durkan: ...concern about the implications of the cancer drugs fund details, as they will affect people with rare cancers. Is he prepared to promote progress on rare and less-common cancers as part of the new work programme for the British-Irish Council? The challenges of small patient numbers, thinner investment in research, and symptoms being less well known are not confined to his jurisdiction.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (9 May 2016)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34911, which contracted employment support initiatives other than the Work Programme and Work Choice are included in the figure for the total budget for Contract Employment Programmes for 2016-17 given in that Answer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Benefits (9 May 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...;s constituency and I would like to meet him to discuss it further. We continue to upskill staff across the jobcentre network, increasing the number of disability advisers and making improvements to our Work programme and Work Choice programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Work and Health Programme (9 May 2016)

Priti Patel: ...provision, we are working at local level on harnessing expertise as well as engaging with a wide range of stakeholders. By doing that, we shall be taking on board important lessons from the overall Work programme and Work Choice as well as looking at how we can achieve sustained long-term employment outcomes.

Backbench Business - Voluntary Sector: Faith Organisationsbackbench Business (5 May 2016)

Stephen Timms: .... The organisations we met included: the Sikh Nishkam Centre in Birmingham, where we discussed its work to support unemployed people into jobs; the Muslim-led Faith Regen Foundation, where we discussed its contribution to the Government’s Work programme; the Spear programme, based at St Paul’s church in Hammersmith, which is literally transforming the life chances of unemployed...

Personal Independence Payment: Mobility Criterion - Motion to Resolve (4 May 2016)

Baroness Grey-Thompson: ...rate. However, removing the car while the process is going on is very short-sighted. That person was unable to carry on working. This individual is now going through the process of applying to the Access to Work programme, which is apparently willing to pay 32 a day for a taxi to take them back and forth to work. That seems ludicrous. We are just talking about money coming from...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Law (4 May 2016)

David Lidington: The European Commission has committed itself to withdraw, modify or repeal legislative proposals through a number of processes. In the 2015 Commission Work Programme, there were 80 proposed withdrawals. Of these, 73 have now been delivered. The remaining seven have been modified by the Commission, or were proposals where the Council and the European Parliament had not been able to come to an...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Oil: Exploration (4 May 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: A Deed of Variation was made on 4 December 2013 in respect of Licence PEDL189. It amended both the Licence’s Initial Term Work Programme and the date at which the Licence’s Initial Term would expire. A further variation has been sought by the licensee, and while it remains the case as I said in the answer I gave the hon. Member on 22 April that no such variation has been agreed,...

Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business (28 Apr 2016)

Cat Smith: ...that the date has been moving around? We know anecdotally that autistic people feel that the current employment support services do not meet their needs, but the current system does not record their participation in or their outcomes from the Work programme. Going forward, I want to see more robust data on autistic people to understand how provision is working for them. Furthermore, what...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Fit for Work Programme (28 Apr 2016)

Owen Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2016 to Question 33647, whether he plans to continue the Fit for Work programme for the full length of the contract.

Written Answers — Department of Health: PrescQIPP (28 Apr 2016)

Alistair Burt: ...its materials to improve the prescribing of medicines. These are mainly publicly available for CCGs and Health Boards, with some additional subscription-only content. Their governance and annual work programme is overseen by a strategic oversight group representing the users.

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