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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (20 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Frank Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much has been spent on (a) Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Work Force tribunals since 2010, (b) incapacity benefit appeals between 2006 and 2008 and (c) ESA Work Force appeals between 2008 and 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (19 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Frank Roy: ...of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) ATOS-assessed fit to work Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Work Force claimants have successfully appealed to a tribunal since 2010, (b) successful incapacity benefit have there been between 2006-08 and (c) ESA Work Force have appeals there have been between 2008-10.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (17 November 2014)

Mark Harper: The average time from receipt of an ESA50 to the completion of face to face work capability assessment (for both Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefit Reassessment), for the period from January 2014 to September 2014, was 102 working days. Maximus Health and Human Services Ltd. has been awarded the contract to succeed Atos Healthcare from March 2015, to undertake Work...

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

Huw Irranca-Davies: Just to test the logic of the Minister’s proposition, does he recognise that the last time we saw a massive increase in those on incapacity benefit and other benefits was during the 1980s? I do not want to revisit the wholesale closure of the mines, but will he tell me what regeneration strategy was put in place at that time?

Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) (7 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Swinfen: ...death. Given the criteria set out for decision-making capacity in the Mental Capacity Act, the person concerned would need to understand and balance knowledge of their existing medical condition and any potential treatments, and the likely benefits of further palliative care, and be able to communicate this choice, being fully aware that the consequence if the doctor agreed to carry out...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (6 November 2014)

Michael Meacher: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many incapacity benefit claimants died during or after their work capability assessment in each of the last two years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (3 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Mark Harper: Based on the latest published national statistics, as at February 2014 there were 2.46 million people on employment and support allowance and incapacity benefits, a fall of 98,000 from February 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Automated Credit Transfer (29 October 2014)

Steve Webb: DWP can provide a total figure for UK benefit bank transfers for 2013/14 (including pensions) by BACS, broken down by benefit as follows: Benefit Volume Banking Costs ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE (AA) (inc Overseas) 14,914,870 £65,625.43 DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE (DLA) (inc Overseas) 47,522,463 £209,098.84 EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND (ESF) 288 £1.27 CARERS ALLOWANCE...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Margot James: ..., to try to help people with disabilities. The Opposition have a track record in this area. For 10 years, before 2008 or thereabouts, almost 1 million people with disabilities were more or less parked on various incapacity benefits—out of sight, out of mind, with no review.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Post Office Card Account (28 October 2014)

Steve Webb: Please find below details of the volume of payments, by benefit, paid into Post Office card accounts in each of the last five contract years from October 2009, the start of the current Post Office card contract. As at September 2014 the proportion of POca working age customers is 41.66% and retirement customers 58.34%. Benefit type Oct '09 to Mar '10 Apr '10 to Mar '11 Apr '11 to Mar...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit: South Yorkshire (28 October 2014)

Michael Dugher: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley local authority and (c) South Yorkshire are in receipt of incapacity benefit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Haemophilia (23 October 2014)

Diana Johnson: ..., how many (a) haemophiliacs, (b) haemophiliacs with hepatitis C, (c) haemophiliacs with HIV and (d) haemophiliacs with both HIV and hepatitis C have been initially migrated from income support or incapacity benefit to employment and support allowance; how many such decisions to migrate have been overturned on appeal; how many of those migrated have been placed in the employment and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (21 October 2014)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions he has had with disability groups on replacing tax-free disability living allowance and incapacity benefit with taxable contribution-based employment and support allowance.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Ian Austin: ..., what assessment he made of the effect of the introduction of contribution-based employment and support allowance on the income of people previously receiving disability living allowance or incapacity benefit.

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...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (15 October 2014)

Esther McVey: ...the Job Outcome payment date and the Sustainment payment date, or between the previous Sustainment payment date and the current Sustainment payment date.A participant has been in employment and off benefit each week (a week is defined as a 7 day period) in the four week period; and15 working days have passed since the last date of the period being claimed.Following a break in employment...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Havering (14 October 2014)

Esther McVey: Table 1 shows the estimated number of individuals who were resident in Havering and were on benefits at some point in the four weeks before a court conviction which resulted in a custodial sentence. The estimated numbers are shown by calendar year for 2011 and 2012, based on the year of the conviction. Figures for later years are not available. Table 1: Estimated number of individuals...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (13 October 2014)

Esther McVey: ...1) Jobseeker’s Allowance 18 to 24 £80,280,000 2) Jobseeker’s Allowance 25 and over £151,468,000 3) Jobseeker’s Allowance early entrants £74,377,000 4) Jobseeker’s Allowance ex-Incapacity Benefit £3,537,000 5) Employment and Support Allowance volunteer £3,254,000 6) New Employment and Support Allowance claimant...

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...

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