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Disabled People: Access to Work Fund — Question (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Low of Dalston: ...want to be in work, find employment. This is an ambitious aim, and I wonder how far the Minister believes it will be assisted by capping the amount that an individual can receive from the Access to Work programme. A cap at one and a half times the mean average salary may sound generous, but it could limit the effectiveness of the scheme for those with the greatest obstacles to...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Africa: Unemployment (29 June 2015)

Grant Shapps: ...County Youth Employment programme. In South Africa, though our bilateral programme has now closed, by 2014, DFID contributed to 112,327 jobs being created or saved, through: support to the Community Work Programme; youth employment schemes; a training scheme for workers at risk of redundancy; and measures to help firms become more competitive. Details of the programmes can be found...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Young People (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Smith of Clifton: ...months of the year, and (b) in total; (2) how many claimed Employment and Support Allowance, and of those, what proportion became part of the work-related activity group; and (3) how many entered the Work Programme.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Perinatal Mortality (26 June 2015)

Ben Gummer: ...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...

Child Poverty — Statement (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...is the single most important route out of poverty. That is why we are extremely proud that, since 2010, 2 million more people are in work. We are also helping people to get back to work through the Work Programme. We are focused on tackling the root causes of poverty.

Business of the House (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Angela Eagle: ...membership to hold his Government together. This Government really do say one thing and do another. Just last year, they promised more disabled people would be in work. Now we know that fewer than one in 10 disabled people on the Work programme have actually found a job. Before the election, the Government claimed they had exceeded their target for selling off Government land for house...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Multiple Births (25 June 2015)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...of key organisations including NHS England, Public Health England, the Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists are working on an on-going stillbirth prevention work programme. This work identifies key messages which can be used to raise awareness among both pregnant women and health professionals of the risk factors for stillbirths and the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Asthma: Death (24 June 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership has been commissioned to undertake a national asthma audit; - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has prioritised in its 2015/16 work programme to develop two guidelines on both diagnosis and monitoring, and of management of Asthma; and - Asthma UK is also developing an action plan template to support the implementation...

European Union (Finance) Bill: Clause 1 — EU finance decision: approval, and addition to list of Treaties (23 June 2015)

John Redwood: The five presidents’ press release and work programme, which will result in a White Paper, are about taking over the European Union budget and using it for transfers throughout the eurozone. Clearly, Britain does not want to be part of that. I was asking the Minister about the budget, not about single market regulations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (22 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Kevin Foster: ...it gives to many local people. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is crucial to work with employers to make sure that they are aware of work the Government are doing, such as the Access to Work programme, to help them to employ and retain people with disabilities?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (22 June 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the net effect of the Access to Work scheme on public expenditure.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (22 June 2015)

Frank Field: ...of State for Work and Pensions, by when he plans to pilot the new approach to sanctions using warnings and non-financial penalties following a first failure to comply with conditionality on the Work Programme.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Veterans (22 June 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: ...and veterans seriously injured as a result of service to cover the extra costs they may have as a result of their injury. And we have ensured that ex-service personnel can have early access to the Work Programme. These are just some examples of how DWP is meeting its obligations to the Armed Forces Community through the benefits system and support in finding employment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (22 June 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of (a) supporting a person via the Access to Work programme and (b) paying out-of-work benefits to that person.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (22 June 2015)

Heidi Allen: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what extra support his Department plans to provide to people who have not yet found employment through the Work Programme.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees: Conservation (22 June 2015)

George Eustice: ...the country. A good understanding of our bees’ needs is essential if we are to sustain our honeybee populations, and developing evidence is a key activity under the National Pollinator Strategy. This work programme includes a number of initiatives such as SmartBees that will benefit our honeybees. SmartBees is a €6 million EU research project, co-funded by Defra, which aims...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: EU Transport Council (18 June 2015)

Robert Goodwill: ...the Commission for the update and encouraging all efforts to ensure an accelerated deployment of the programme. The Luxembourg Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure presented the work programme of their upcoming Presidency stating their focus would remain on the Fourth Railway Package and achieving a General Approach on the market pillar by the October Transport...

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth (17 June 2015)

Alison Thewliss: ...;Opportunities for All”. Our employability fund in 2013-14 provided 34 million to offer 17,150 pre-employment skills training places to unemployed people of all ages. It achieved 68% successful job outcomes, compared with the UK Government’s Work programme, which averages 20%. During the past year, the Scottish Government’s Partnership Action for Continuing...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (17 June 2015)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he plans to take to monitor the effect of the limit on Access to Work awards on recipients from when that limit is introduced.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Agenda of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) 18 June 2015, Brussels (17 June 2015)

Priti Patel: ...Report on the Functioning of the Transitional Arrangements on Free Movement of Workers from Croatia and accompanying Commission Staff Working Document. The Luxembourg delegation will provide information on the Work Programme of the incoming Presidency. This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS33

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