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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...

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.

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