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- Co-Operatives and Mutuals (10 December 2013)
Gareth Thomas: ...local community co-operatives to continue to be established is Aberdeen Textiles and Workwear Services in Scotland. I understand that the co-operative was established in October last year, after the Remploy factory in Aberdeen closed down. It saved some eight jobs, with the co-operative successfully retaining most of Remploy’s former customers up there, as well as gaining new ones,...
- Scottish Parliament: Motion of Condolence (20 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Johann Lamont: ...that her commitment to childcare brought her to establish a co-operative nursery in London many years ago that is still going strong. Watching Helen champion the cause of disabled workers at Remploy or speaking out on behalf of families without the proper care and support that they needed, I was always struck by the almost physical impact on her—the emotional drain on her of the...
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Defence Expenditure (19 November 2013)
Lord Astor of Hever: ...Defence (MOD) Ministerial Directions to the Accounting Officer authorising expenditure. They are identified in the following table: Date Direction Category of Direction 15 September 2008 REMPLOY Procurement Value for Money 29 June 2009 Repatriation Flights for UK Hostages in Iraq Propriety 17 September 2009 Repatriation Flight for UK Hostages in Iraq. Propriety 6...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Full and Part-time Employment (18 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Frank Roy: Has a comparative assessment been made of former Remploy employees who find themselves in part-time or full-time work, and if so, will the Minister publish those findings?
- Scottish Parliament: Scottish Independence Referendum Bill (14 November 2013)
Clare Adamson: ...unemployment rate in Europe. We have been drawn into illegal wars. It might have been Anne McGuire’s appearance on television that reminded me that we have recently endured the closure of Remploy factories across our country. I do not regard those as measures of success. Scotland deserves and can afford a fairer society, and with the passing of the bill Scotland has the opportunity...
- Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Remploy (31 October 2013)
Esther McVey: The Remploy 2013 annual report and accounts will be published later today. I will place a copy of the Remploy 2013 annual report and accounts in the Libraries of both Houses, and electronic copies will be available on the Remploy website. Remploy’s achievement against targets set by Government for 2012-13 Target Description Target Achievement To live within the...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Former Remploy Workers (14 October 2013)
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- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment of Former Remploy Workers: Hyndburn (14 October 2013)
Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many former Remploy workers from Hyndburn constituency are now in employment.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment of Former Remploy Workers (14 October 2013)
Pamela Nash: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many former Remploy workers are now in employment.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Buildings (8 October 2013)
Esther McVey: ...: Health and Safety Executive; Independent Living Fund; National Employment Savings Trust; Pensions Ombudsman; Social Security Advisory Committee; The Pensions Advisory Service; The Pensions Regulator and Remploy have spent £6.1 million on removals and refurbishment since April 2010.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Public Relations (8 October 2013)
Esther McVey: ...Employment Saving Trust Social Security Advisory Committee The Pensions Regulator Pensions Ombudsman The Pensions Advisory Service The following public bodies have confirmed the following costs: Remploy 2010-11: £57,621 2011-12: £45,344 2012-13: £21,337 Remploy have confirmed they used consultants for the following reasons: Provision of public affairs support and advice on...
- Scottish Parliament: New Learning Disabilities Strategy (24 September 2013)
Jim Eadie: ...for people with learning disabilities, fewer than one person in 20 in this category in this country are in employment, although that figure excludes those in sheltered workplaces such as Remploy. There are a number of specific challenges around employment, so I was particularly pleased that the minister addressed the collaborative work with Skills Development Scotland, NHS boards and local...
- Business of the House (12 September 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Frank Roy: A year ago many Remploy factories were closed and the Government promised extra help for those disabled workers. Sadly, many of them are still unemployed. May we have a statement on why that promised help has failed so many?
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy: Abertillery (2 September 2013)
Nick Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what information his Department holds on how many of the former workers of Remploy Abertillery made redundant in August 2012 have subsequently secured full-time employment; and what the duration of that full-time employment has been in each case.
- Business of the House (18 July 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Jim Cunningham: May we have a statement regarding the changing of the goalposts in relation to Remploy employees being able to make social enterprise bids in Coventry and Birmingham? Why have they been lumped together and put out to private tender?
- Points of Order (17 July 2013)
Ian Lucas: ...-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the hon. Member for Wirral West (Esther McVey), who has responsibility for disabled people. On 4 July, in answer to a question of mine about Wrexham Remploy, she said: “I am sure that the hon. Gentleman will be pleased to know that the Wrexham site is being sold with a view to making 10 to 20 jobs available for some of the ex-Remploy...
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy: Wythenshawe (16 July 2013)
Paul Goggins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many disabled people formerly employed at Remploy in Wythenshawe have found alternative employment since the factory closed.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Barnsley (12 July 2013)
Esther McVey: ...national programmes funded by the Department for Work and Pensions including: ‘The Work Programme’ (provided in Barnsley mainly by A4E and SERCO), ‘Work Choice’ (provided by Remploy and Shaw Trust) and ‘Access to Work’. The ‘Right to Control’ initiative is being piloted in Barnsley where customers can elect to have their own personal budget...
- Opposition Day — [Unallotted Day] — Disabled People (10 July 2013) See 4 other results from this debate
Esther McVey: I have got nearly two hours of questions to answer, so I will keep going. The hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent South (Robert Flello) talked about the Remploy figures in Stoke. I can tell him that 110 people left the factory and that 82 engaged with the extra support we were giving. Of those, 30 are now in work and 36 are on Work Choice. The right hon. Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and...