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Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (1 May 2014)

(i) Second Report of the Welsh Affairs Committee: The impact of changes to housing benefit in Wales, HC 159, 2013-14 (ii) Third Report of the Welsh Affairs Committee: The Work Programme in Wales, HC 264, 2013-14. 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Business of the House (10 April 2014)

Andrew Lansley: ...Hall for 1 May will be: Thursday 1 May—Debate on the Second Report of the Welsh Affairs Committee, on the impact of changes to housing benefit in Wales, followed by a debate on the Third Report of the Welsh Affairs Committee, on the Work programme in Wales.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (10 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 10 February 2014, Official Report, columns 518-19W, on the Work programme, for what reason the change in the definition of Payment Group 6 referred to in the memorandum was made.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: New Clause 5 — Bank payroll tax (9 April 2014)

Alison McGovern: ...or 40 hours a week, but that it turned out there were 10 or 12 hours a week. That under-employment is showing itself in the difficulties that small businesses are facing on high streets up and down the country. I could talk at length about the insufficiencies of the Work programme. It causes problems to have such huge contracts and not to tailor the programme properly to the local area....

Convergence Programme — Motion to Approve (9 April 2014)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...but the Budget was just another missed opportunity. We should be getting young people back into work. Despite the Government’s rhetoric on full employment, there are no new policies to deliver this. The Work Programme is so unsuccessful that people are more likely to go back to the jobcentre than find work. Only 5% of disabled people on the Work Programme have found work through it....

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Work Programme (9 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how many complaints have been made to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission about the Work Programme on the grounds of equality since June 2011; (2) how many complaints have been made to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission on the treatment of employment and support allowance recipients on the Work Programme on the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (9 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many complaints have been made about the Work Programme on the grounds of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 since June 2011.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Health and Social Care:  Promoting Quality and Good Governance (8 April 2014)

Edwin Poots: ...are overwhelmingly safe and are delivering better outcomes than ever, and that the experience of the vast majority of patients, clients and their families is a positive one, there is clearly a need to provide greater independent assurance on the safety of services.  Throughout the rest of this year, the RQIA will continue with a series of planned reviews, including a review focusing...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (8 April 2014)

Nicholas Dakin: ...of State for Work and Pensions what estimate his Department has made of the cost of paying a second attachment fee for each person who is transferred from Newcastle College to new providers of the Work Programme.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme: North West (8 April 2014)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of former jobseeker's allowance claimants moving into work from the Work Programme in the Merseyside, Halton, Cumbria and Lancashire contract area started work on (a) a full-time, (b) a part-time, (c) a zero hours and (d) an apprenticeship contract.

Written Answers — Treasury: Excise Duties: Oil (8 April 2014)

Nicky Morgan: ...do not apply to or exclude particular sectors. These criteria are published by HMRC, and apply to all applicants. HMRC is considering the future of the vapour recovery scheme as part of the wider work programme to determine the appropriate course of action in respect of all their extra-statutory concessions. The Government's policy is not to allow duty suspended movements within the UK,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Assembly Committees' European Priorities 2014:  Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister Report (7 April 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Mike Nesbitt: ...and clear in any UK negotiations in Europe with other member states.  For that reason, the process by which Assembly Committees select their European priorities for scrutiny for the year ahead from the annual European Commission work programme is a useful tool to identify policy and legislation planned by the European institutions that will have particular relevance to people...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Assembly Committees' European Priorities 2014:  Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister Report (7 April 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Daithí McKay: To inform its contribution to the report being debated today, the Finance and Personnel Committee considered the European Commission work programme for 2014 and examined the Assembly Research and Information Service analysis of the work programme, which highlighted two particular areas of potential relevance to the DFP remit.  After considering a response from the Department to the...

Youth Unemployment — Question (7 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Freud: The Government provide support to young people through Jobcentre Plus as well as through the youth contract and the Work Programme. Our approach continues to work. The youth claimant count has fallen for the 21st consecutive month.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: New Enterprise Allowance (7 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make it his policy that Work Programme participants should be eligible for the new enterprise allowance; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (7 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what funding the European Social Fund will contribute to community work placement contracts in England for 2014-15.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (7 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the minimum service levels are in the Work Programme.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (7 April 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what requirements were placed on a Work Programme participant who finds a job without help from their provider to supply proof of employment to the provider; and what sanctions there are for failing to do so.

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Incapacity Benefit Migration (3 April 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Michael Penning: ...the position to which the hon. Lady alluded. Capacity is important, but—this falls partly within my ministerial portfolio, but not wholly—so is getting individual help to those moved on to the Work programme. Getting that right is really important. I will write to colleagues with more up-to-date figures on where we are on that, but it is crucial that we give confidence to...

Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Sanctioning of Benefit Recipients (3 April 2014)

Julie Hilling: ...ensuring that key information on the welfare system is better tailored and communicated to young people. It says that a claimant should have an individual as a single point of contact within their local Jobcentre Plus, who should remain constant wherever a claimant is in the system—whether on a work programme, work experience or wherever. The YMCA also proposes that young people...

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