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

Priti Patel: ...Programme Support, which includes: o New Enterprise Allowance; o English Language Requirement; o Community Work Placement.Specialist Disability Programmes, which includes: o Work Choice including Remploy (as previously shown); o Residential Training o Specialist Employability Support.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: People with Autism: Work (9 May 2016)

John Cryer: Does the Minister think that the closure of Remploy factories—every one of them—three years ago helped people with autism, and those with other disabilities, to find work?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Non-departmental Public Bodies: Pensions (4 May 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...however a small residual team of 15 staff was retained until 30 September to deal with any residual closure issues. It had previously employed 99.5 full time equivalent staff. In April 2015, the Remploy business was sold to a new company outside Government control. The majority of its employees transferred to that company and left the Remploy Pension Scheme at the time. The pension...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy: Cynon Valley (20 Apr 2016)

Ann Clwyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 1 April 2016 to Question 32065, if his Department will collect data on the number of former workers of Remploy factories in the Cynon Valley constituency are (a) looking for work, (b) in work, (c) retired, (d) in receipt of employment and support allowance, (e) in receipt of jobseeker's allowance and (f) in receipt...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (1 Apr 2016)

Ann Clwyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many former workers of Remploy factories in each Parliamentary constituency are (a) looking for work, (b) in work, (c) retired, (d) in receipt of employment and support allowance and (e) in receipt of jobseeker's allowance.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Care Quality Commission (7 Mar 2016)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the quality and experience of inspectors of the decision by the Care Quality Commission to outsource services to Remploy.

Backbench Business — Gangs and Serious Youth Violence: Welsh Affairs (3 Mar 2016)

Stephen Kinnock: ...survival rate faster than anywhere in the UK, and who are training more nurses than ever before; a Labour Government who stood up to Westminster to protect farm workers’ wages; a Labour Government who stood by Remploy, while the Tories were shutting it down across the rest of the UK. Let us remember that it is the work of the Welsh Labour Government under the leadership of First...

Department of Health — End of Life Care: Welfare Reform and Work Bill (2 Mar 2016)

Neil Coyle: ...—in fact, in the past six years, during which the coalition and this Government have been in office—the number of disabled people of working age in work has fallen, the Government have closed Remploy factories, the number of disability employment advisers in Jobcentre Plus has fallen by 20% and the number of people supported by the Access to Work programme has fallen.

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Procurement (3 Feb 2016)

David Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what grounds Experts by Experience was not considered under TUPE arrangements when Remploy took over its contracts.

Further Education Colleges (North-east) — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (26 Jan 2016)

Kevan Jones: ...—in the community. The system set up to deal with this is not only bureaucratic, but it has a detrimental effect on colleges such as Finchale. Contracts were issued nationally and large organisations such as the Shaw Trust, Remploy and others got the contracts. They have sub-partners and Finchale is a sub-partner for the Shaw Trust. The pathway for the people who need extra help into...

Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Report (1st Day) (25 Jan 2016)

Lord Wigley: ...a backward movement with regard to the employment of disabled people in many areas. We are seeing, for understandable reasons, the closure of some specific facilities that were available, such as Remploy and other similar organisations, where the argument was that disabled people would be employed within the mainstream and that, therefore, specific provisions did not need to be made in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Stoke on Trent (15 Jan 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ..., is 464. (b i) Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has an office in Stoke-on-Trent. The number of people employed at 1 January 2010 was 52. Current number of people employed is 31. The North Staffs Remploy factory based at Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent closed on 4 December 2012 and 110 people left the factory. (a ii) Detailed workforce planning up to 2020 is not yet available. Although reducing...

M4: Workless Households (13 Jan 2016)

Ian Lucas: Four years ago, my constituent Margaret Foster was sacked from Remploy by this Prime Minister. Yesterday, I raised her case in a debate. Today, I have been approached by local employers offering her work. Why are the Secretary of State and the Prime Minister presiding over a system to support disabled workers so useless that it takes a Member of Parliament raising the issue in Parliament for...

Access to Jobs: Disabled People (12 Jan 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...Gentleman in the course of his work on the all-party group on spinal cord injury. It was a real credit to him that he took time out of his busy schedule to come and engage on that. I will cover the Remploy issue, and I would be happy to meet to discuss what more can be done in the specific case of Margaret and on the broader subject of disability employment. First, I want to answer some of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Information Officers (11 Jan 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...staff. Since August 2015, the Pensions Ombudsman has engaged a part time Communications Manager at a salary less than 50,000 per annum. The Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd is a non-trading company, managing legacy issues following the sale of Remploy Ltd into the private sector in April 2015. DPEC is winding up its affairs and now employs no staff. In 2014/15,...

Scottish Parliament: City Building and Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries (2 Dec 2015)

James Dornan: the Scottish Government framework for supported businesses. The business combines commercial success with socially inclusive policies—50 per cent of the 260 employees have disabilities. Other employees come from closed former Remploy sites and others have armed forces backgrounds—six positions are ring fenced for returning disabled ex-servicemen and women. With 400...

Scottish Parliament: City Building (Glasgow) (12 Nov 2015)

Patricia Ferguson: You certainly can, Presiding Officer. Mr Kidd is absolutely right to focus on RSBI, particularly since the closure of the Remploy factory that was almost next door. Does the minister agree that, if Glasgow’s funding settlement was as it should be, Glasgow City Council would be able to do even more with City Building and make sure that that organisation employed even more apprentices in...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill: Clause 9 - Union supervision of picketing (22 Oct 2015)

Ian Mearns: ...out—where an ingenious trade unionist or picket supervisor uses semaphore, Morse code by means of an Aldis lamp, invisible ink on best vellum, Native American smoke signals, or even, as I have witnessed on a Remploy picket line of GMB workers, British Sign Language. It may well be that “any means” is not appropriate; it will have to be a means that the appropriate...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill: Clause 4 - Information to be included on voting paper (20 Oct 2015)

Tom Blenkinsop: As a former trade union officer with the Community trade union, I was part of the National League of the Blind and the Disabled section, which deals with blind and disabled workers who work in Remploy factories—

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Clause 16 - Loans for mortgage interest (13 Oct 2015)

...Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations WRW 45 End Child Poverty Coalition WRW 46 Chartered Institute of Housing WRW 47 Gipton Supported Independent Living (GIPSIL) WRW 48 Chwarae Teg WRW 49 Oxfam WRW 50 Remploy WRW 51 Money Advice Trust WRW 52 PCS Union WRW 53 The Almshouse Association WRW 54 Equity WRW 55 Radian WRW 56 Council of Mortgage Lenders WRW 57 Harry Warner WRW 58 Trades Union...

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