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[Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Remploy Workers (26 November 2014) See 21 other results from this debate

Mark Harper: ...Government started the factory closure programme and recognised reality. I remember those events clearly, because I was the shadow Minister for Disabled People between 2007 and 2010. I had a small Remploy factory in my constituency in Lydney. It is worth putting on the record that the right hon. Member for Neath (Mr Hain), who was the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions at the time,...

NHS (Ttip): Schedule 4 — Pensions Guidance (25 November 2014)

Stephen Timms: ...Minister talked about earlier. We support the power to redefine the pension regulator’s powers to appoint or replace trustees and the power that will allow the Secretary of State to make payments into the Remploy pension scheme. We have not opposed the Bill, and we will not do so this afternoon, although there are parts that, in our view, should have been strengthened. We are also...

Welfare Reform (Welsh Valleys) (11 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Ann Clwyd: What about the workers at Remploy? We heard all the arguments for shutting Remploy and getting rid of many disabled workers. I understand that very few of them have found alternative work. What about them?

Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: Clause 38 - Payments into Remploy Limited Pension and Assurance Scheme (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Steve Webb: ...other legislation for consistency. Unless anyone has any questions, I do not propose to deal with clauses 39 and 40 in any detail. Clause 38 is a technical amendment to the law that relates to the Remploy pension and assurance scheme. Remploy has been discussed at great length in the House, but the clause is narrowly drawn and simply gives the Secretary of State powers to make payments...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Esther McVey: ...7,000 people back into work. Furthermore, the Work programme is helping more people than any previous employment programme did, which I think needs to be put on the record. When we talked about Remploy and the staff who used to work there, a couple of points made by the right hon. Member for East Ham (Stephen Timms) were wrong. In fact, 80% of former employees have now found jobs or are...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (15 October 2014)

Work and Pensions: Employment support for disabled people: Access to Work. 9:30 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ..., Susan Scott-Parker, Chief Executive Officer, Business Disability Forum, Julie Fernandez, Freelance actor/broadcaster and small business owner, Gareth Parry, Disability Capability Director, Remploy and Lee Reed, Equality and Diversity Officer, TLT Solicitors

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pay (15 October 2014)

Steve Webb: ...living wage has reduced to 4,493. c) The total number of staff in arm’s length bodies in receipt of less than the living wage is 9. Those in receipt of less than the living wage are employed by Remploy who have a total headcount of 1097 (based on March 2014 figures).

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (15 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish a breakdown of how the 15 million extension to Access to Work funding announced in 2012 to help Remploy factory workers being laid off find alternative work has been used.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (15 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many former Remploy factory workers laid off since 2012 are (a) in full-time employment, (b) in part-time employment, (c) retired, (d) employed on zero-hour contracts, (e) volunteering, (f) in lower-paid employment than at the time they were employed by Remploy and (g) not in work, by impairment type.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (14 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled former employees of Remploy have moved into residential care following the closure of Remploy factories; and what assessment he has made of the effect of such closures on such employees.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (14 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled former Remploy factory workers laid off since 2012 are in receipt of Access to Work support in alternative employment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (14 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what future plans his Department has for the Remploy pension fund.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Remploy (14 October 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how the 8 million support package for disabled Remploy factory workers announced in 2012 has been allocated; how many personal budgets were provided to former Remploy employees; how many community support funds were granted; and whether that package has been fully spent.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pay (11 September 2014)

Steve Webb: ... Highest full-time equivalent salary Lowest full-time equivalent salary 2010-11 230,000—235,000 20,150 2011-12 230,000—235,000 20,150 2012-13 230,000—235,000 26,000 2013-14 230,000—235,000 26,360 2014-15 230,000—235,000 25,000 Remploy Limited Highest full-time equivalent salary Lowest...

Business of the House Commission: Pension Schemes Bill (2 September 2014)

Gregg McClymont: ...procurement panels. The Government’s response allows the alignment of both procedures on the second, which seems to make sense. And of course the Bill will allow the Secretary of State to make payments into the Remploy pension scheme. These are all sensible policies supported by the Opposition. The principal case for the Bill, however, as the Minister set out, is the recognition of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Remploy Employment Services (22 July 2014)

Esther McVey: The Department will be launching a commercial process for Remploy Employment Services, a leading national provider of disability employment services. This will give the company the opportunity for a partner or investor to help develop it to its full potential and help more disabled people get into work. Over the last few years Remploy Employment Services has gone from strength to strength in...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Unemployed People: Mental Health (21 July 2014)

Mark Harper: .... The trend over these 3 years shows that the numbers being supported are increasing each year. The Access to Work Mental Health Support Service was established in December 2011 and is delivered by Remploy Employment Services. It can offer support to individuals with mental health problems who are absent from work or finding work difficult. The service supports those experiencing...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Access to Work Programme (17 July 2014)

Lord Freud: Access to Work offers Mental Health Support Service from contracted provision delivered by Remploy. Remploy promotes that provision to employers, providers and the National Health Service. Access to Work has been extended to support people on Supported Internships, Traineeships and Work experience under the Youth Contract and has made information about Access to Work available to these...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (10 July 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department has taken to work with Remploy factory workers since the factory closure programme began; how many former Remploy factory employees are now in mainstream work; and how many former Remploy employees have been supported by the Access to Work scheme since the factory closure programme began.

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