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Results 1–20 of 1093 for incapacity benefit

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: DWP Data (21 Jul 2015)

Debbie Abrahams: ...ask the Prime Minister to make a statement on his commitment of 24 June to publish Department for Work and Pensions data on the number of people in receipt of employment and support allowance and incapacity benefit who have died since November 2011, including those found fit for work.

Points of Order (15 Jul 2015)

Debbie Abrahams: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Three weeks ago today, the Prime Minister promised to publish data on the number of people in receipt of employment and support allowance and incapacity benefit who had died since November 2011, including those who had been found fit for work. Indeed, I raised it as a point of order on the same day. To date, nothing has been published. These people who died...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Jul 2015)

David Cameron: ...Budget last night? Secondly, on the employment and support allowance, the number of people coming off jobseeker’s allowance is more than seven times higher than that for those who have come off incapacity benefits since 2010. We want to help these people get back into work. Now she asks about the issue of trade union funding for the Labour party. There is a very simple principle...

Bill Presented — National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill: Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (14 Jul 2015)

Victoria Borwick: ...the fantastic resource of books in the Library; I am very grateful for the assistance of the Library team. I re-read my predecessors’ maiden speeches: Sir Malcolm spoke about children with special needs, and incapacity benefit, still topical today. Michael Portillo highlighted what an area of contrasts Kensington is, with some of the most expensive property in the land contrasting...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit (13 Jul 2015)

Roger Godsiff: ...2015 to Question 2955 and the oral Answer by the Prime Minister of 24 June 2015, Official Report, column 885, on what date and for what reasons Government policy on the release of statistics on incapacity benefit claimants who died during or after their work capability assessment changed.

Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — amendment of the law (8 Jul 2015)

Stewart Hosie: ..., given the scale of welfare cuts proposed today? The cumulative impact on the welfare budget over the five years is approaching 50 billion. In essence, that is 50 billion from the poorest and most vulnerable in the country, and it simply adds to the burden on those already hit by changes to incapacity benefit, reductions to tax credits, the freeze on child benefit, the removal...

Ways and Means: Financial Statement (8 Jul 2015)

George Osborne: ...tax, lower welfare country we intend to create. This is the new settlement. From a one nation Government, this is a one nation Budget that takes the necessary steps and follows a sensible path for the benefit of the whole of the United Kingdom. This is a Conservative Budget that can be delivered only because the British people trusted us to finish the job, because they know that the only...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination (3 Jul 2015)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...ADRs for HPV vaccines that were reported as serious (32%) is less than the proportion reported as serious for other routinely used vaccines (68% overall) during the same time period. The expected benefits in protecting against HPV-related mortality and disease outweigh the known side effects of HPV vaccine. The following table provides a breakdown of UK suspected spontaneous ADRs...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (3 Jul 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of households which include a claimant who is in receipt of (a) employment support allowance, (b) incapacity benefit and (c) severe disablement allowance that have been affected by the benefit cap since April 2013.

Welfare Reform (People with Disabilities) (30 Jun 2015)

Debbie Abrahams: ...past, and it was only because of the support he got from the self-advocacy group that he managed to keep his own home—he was under threat of being made homeless. George is lucky. Unfortunately, thousands of people do not have the benefit of the support that he has. I am sure it has not escaped your attention, Sir Roger, that more than 336,000 people have signed a petition calling on...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (29 Jun 2015)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many incapacity benefit claimants are awaiting an assessment for employment and support allowance; and how many such claimants have waited three months or more for that assessment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (29 Jun 2015)

Priti Patel: The total number of Short Term Benefit Advance applications received for: a) January 2014 to December 2014 was 253,437. Of those 76,173 were successful. b) the financial year April 2014 to February 2015 was 221,824. Of those 72,599 were sucessful. Notes 1. Only Employment and Support Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Jobseekers Allowance and Income Support applications are included in the...

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Older Industrial Areas: Economic Disparities (25 Jun 2015)

Toby Perkins: ...—is that that was precisely Mrs Thatcher’s approach when she shut all the pits. She went to all these people, shut down entire communities and threw them out of work. She put huge numbers of people on incapacity benefit and parked them there for a long time. Inasmuch as there was a history of welfare dependency, it was Mrs Thatcher who caused it, and my hon. Friend is right to...

Point of Order (24 Jun 2015)

Debbie Abrahams: ...of order, Mr Speaker. On Monday, I asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions why he was refusing to publish information about the number of people who had died within six weeks of claiming incapacity benefit or employment and support allowance, “including those who have been found fit for work”, although he had been ordered to do so by the Information Commissioner on...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses (24 Jun 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: ...GOV.UK. Furthermore, the Department works closely with a range of organisations to ensure they can give the best possible advice to their clients, including people that are terminally ill, on possible benefit entitlements. Claims for disability or incapacity benefits, including Personal Independence Payment or Employment and Support Allowance, for people that are terminally ill are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disability Benefits (22 Jun 2015)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...of supporting disabled people. We introduced the personal independence payment to ensure more support is going to those who need it. More than 700,000 of those who were, once upon a time, stuck on incapacity benefits under Labour are now preparing or looking for work. Spending on disability benefits increased in real terms, and, as my hon. Friend has said, disability employment increased...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (22 Jun 2015)

Debbie Abrahams: ...;unlawful, does the Secretary of State think that he and his Department are above the law? Why does he refuse to publish the details of the number of people who have died within six weeks of their claims for incapacity benefit and employment and support allowance, including those who have been found fit for work?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (22 Jun 2015)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of (a) employment and support allowance and (b) incapacity benefit who were (i) in the assessment phase, (ii) found fit to work, (iii) placed in the work-related activity group, (iv) placed in the support group and (v) with an appeal pending have died in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: *No heading* (22 Jun 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: ...is complete. Our reforms demonstrate our strong record of supporting disabled people. We introduced PIP to ensure more support is going to those who need it. Over 700,000 of those stuck on incapacity benefits under Labour are now preparing or looking for work. Over the last Parliament spending on disability benefits increased in real terms, and disability employment has increased by...


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