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Transparency and Accountability Bill (17 October 2014)

John Hemming: ...resources; the arrangements made by a sub-contractor to restore the Leyton marsh after its use as a temporary basketball court during the Olympics; the qualifications of assessors used to verify that incapacity benefit claims have been properly dealt with by Atos, the Department for Work and Pensions contractor; and the cost of providing Sky television to prisoners and the number of cells...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Welfare Cuts (23 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Nelson McCausland: ....  All the parties in the Assembly have therefore been part of the process of changing the welfare system over the years.  In 2007, the Welfare Reform Bill brought in ESA by accelerated passage, and in 2010 we introduced incapacity benefit reassessments.  In fact, the hated Atos was signed off by none other than Alex Attwood.  Bear in mind also the 2010 Welfare Reform...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Welfare Cuts (23 September 2014)

Michaela Boyle: ...extremely worrying and shocking figures. Speaking as the Sinn Féin spokesperson on disability, I am horrified that sickness and disability claimants will be hit hardest under these proposed cuts.  The 66,000 individuals adversely affected by the incapacity benefit reforms can expect to lose an average of almost £3,500 per year.  The 67,000 individuals changing from DLA...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit (9 September 2014)

Paul Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the recorded primary medical condition of incapacity benefits reassessment claimants, where the outcome of the assessment was Fit for Work, were in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

Affordable Homes Bill (5 September 2014)

Tony Baldry: ...ought to share it: “MPs have overwhelmingly backed plans to introduce an overall cap on the amount the UK spends on welfare each year. Welfare spending, excluding the state pension and some unemployment benefits, will be capped next year at £119.5 billion. The idea, put forward by Chancellor George Osborne in last week’s Budget, would in future see limits set at the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (5 September 2014)

Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 24 June 2014, Official Report, column 180W, on social security benefits, if he will conduct an estimate of the saving to the public purse generated by the reduction of (a) employment and support allowance and (b) incapacity benefit for individuals in receipt of a pension income of more than £85 per week in 2013-14.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: South West (5 September 2014)

Mark Harper: ...- 30 September 2013     Of which:   Total (where functional assessment has been completed) Fit for Work Area ESA new claims—Initial assessments ESA claims—Repeat assessments Incapacity Benefit re-assessments ESA new claims—Initial assessments ESA claims—Repeat assessments Incapacity Benefit re-assessments South West Region...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (4 September 2014)

Katy Clark: ...how many people received a reduced rate of employment and support allowance as a result of receiving a pension income of more than £85 in 2013-14; (2) how many people received a reduced rate of incapacity benefit as a result of receiving a pension income of more than £85 in 2013-14.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (4 September 2014)

Ian Austin: ...the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of people who have been moved to contribution-based employment and support allowance (ESA) from a combination of incapacity benefit and income support since ESA was introduced.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (1 September 2014)

Mark Harper: The information requested is shown in the table. Outcomes of initial and repeat Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) functional assessments and Incapacity Benefits Reassessments (IBR) by disease code: October 2008-September 2013     Cystic Fibrosis Spinal Muscular Atrophy Parkinson’s Disease Multiple Sclerosis Other Rheumatoid Arthritis Initial claim SG 600...

Scottish Parliament: Welfare (13 August 2014)

Siobhan McMahon: ...as mud. The Scottish Government has also said that it will abolish work capability assessments. Again, we do not know what would take their place. The Scottish Government’s own expert group has made it clear that assessment for incapacity benefits is necessary, but the SNP will not formulate any alternative to the work capability assessment before the referendum. In contrast, the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (22 July 2014)

Mark Harper: ....40 November 2010 81.71 83.76 Novrmber 2011 90.55 91.73 November 2012 103.02 104.17 November 2013 109.97 111.83 Notes: 1. Average amounts are rounded to the nearest penny. 2. Incapacity benefit was replaced by employment and support allowance (ESA) from October 2008. 3. Figures shown do not include ‘nil payment’ cases. 4. Data is as at November in each...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Morecambe (14 July 2014)

Michael Penning: The available information is shown in the following table. Further benefit expenditure data can be found at the following URL: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/benefit-expenditur e-tables Benefit expenditure in Morecambe and Lunesdale £ million (2014-15 prices)   2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Excluding Housing Benefit 229.7 232.8 242.1 Including Housing...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Motor Neurone Disease (14 July 2014)

Michael Penning: Claims to attendance allowance, disability living allowance, employment and support allowance, incapacity benefit and personal independence payment from people who are terminally ill, as defined in law, are fast tracked. Claimants are considered to be terminally ill if they have a progressive disease as a result of which they are not expected to live longer than six months. Motor neurone...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Universal Credit (9 July 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...hugely. I am very happy to look at the points that she raises. In Wales, we inherited a peculiarly difficult problem. There were very high levels of unemployment and a very high number of people on incapacity benefit. I believe that our reforms are working. We have seen unemployment fall dramatically and employment levels rise in Wales. Is there more that we can do? Absolutely. My door is...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: New Enterprise Allowance (9 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many of the recipients of the new enterprise allowance who previously claimed (a) access to work benefits, (b) disability living allowance and (c) incapacity benefit were (i) male and (ii) female.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Preston (2 July 2014)

Michael Penning: We have interpreted the question to be for the number of employment and support allowance (ESA) and incapacity benefits reassessments (IBR), work capability assessments (WCA) which are still to be decided in 2013, for Preston local authority and this information is shown in the following table: ESA WCA assessments still in progress in Preston local authority January 2013 to September 2013...

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: DWP: Performance (30 June 2014) See 6 other results from this debate

Steve Webb: ...changes that we are making to bring down the backlog on employment and support allowance—it has been said that it has come down significantly in the past couple of months—it is worth remembering that every one of the people in that backlog is getting benefit. It is sometimes made out that they are waiting for money, but they are currently receiving the assessment rate of ESA...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment (26 June 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the comparative employment outcomes of people in receipt of (a) employment and support allowance and (b) incapacity benefit; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations (26 June 2014)

Lord Freud: The table below shows outstanding Employment and Support Allowance new claims, existing Employment and Support Allowance recipients awaiting a review and Incapacity Benefit claimants awaiting reassessment, at the end of April 2014 for England, Scotland and Wales. The figures exclude cases referred to Atos Healthcare where the claimant has yet to return their ESA50 questionnaire. Region...

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