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Consumer Rights Bill — Report (3rd Day) (26 November 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Baroness Drake: My Lords, I support Amendment 50B. The evidence available on the use of payday loans heightens fears that credit is increasingly seen as the new safety net for many citizens. StepChange found, for instance, that its clients with payday loans often have other forms of debt, such as a much greater likelihood of being behind with their rent. The FCA has taken some strong and definitive action...

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jonathan Edwards: ...UK’s status. Plaid Cymru has consistently advocated an alternative fiscal strategy based on increasing infrastructure investment. Indeed, we find ourselves in the slightly uncustomary position of being supported by the International Monetary Fund and the CBI, both of which have advocated a sharp increase in infrastructure investment to boost economic development. That is why securing...

Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy (26 November 2014) See 7 other results from this debate

Andrea Leadsom: .... I do not accept that we have broken our pledge to balance the books; nor do I accept that the recovery has somehow insulated the richest. What total nonsense! The richest are contributing more in income tax than they ever did under Labour, with over 28% of income tax revenue coming from the top 1%. In every single Budget, we have raised revenues from the most well off, and we have used...

Bill Presented — Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: Dogs (Registration) (26 November 2014)

Julie Hilling: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the annual registration of dogs; to require that income from registration be used to fund the enforcement of conditions and penalties imposed on those owning and controlling dogs; and for connected purposes. On 9 March 2013, my Atherton constituent Jade Lomas Anderson was 14 years old. On 26 March, she was savaged to death by...

[Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Remploy Workers (26 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

John McDonnell: ..., I dealt with disability, largely because of the expertise I gained in my NUM days of dealing with ex-miners who had suffered both industrial injuries and industrial illnesses. The architecture of support for people with disabilities was, of course, that if someone could not work, we would put in place, under the measures introduced by the Attlee Government, sufficient welfare benefits to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Tynemouth (26 November 2014)

Alan Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Tynemouth constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note: 6.44 pm (25 November 2014)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...resident in the UK for three months. In July that restriction was applied to those seeking to claim child benefit and child tax credit. The measures also include: strengthening the habitual residence test, which all migrants have to satisfy to claim income-related benefits; introducing an earnings threshold to trigger an assessment of whether an EU national has work that can be treated as...

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note (25 November 2014)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: ...political life. I cut my own political teeth in the 1980s, campaigning for an inspiring and committed pro-European, Shirley, now my noble friend Lady Williams of Crosby, whom I was privileged to have as one of my supporters when I was introduced into your Lordships’ House. At that time, Britain’s membership of the European Community was again contested because the Labour Party...

NHS (Ttip): Schedule 4 — Pensions Guidance (25 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Stephen Timms: ...crisis underlines the need for people in work who are struggling to set money aside for the future to be able to access pension schemes they can trust to give them good value for money and a decent income in retirement. Therefore, we welcome the proposed establishment of collective defined contribution pension schemes, which my hon. Friends called for earlier this year. Those schemes have...

National Insurance Contributions Bill — Second Reading (25 November 2014)

Lord Razzall: ...is clearly desirable. All noble Lords will welcome the attempts to reduce tax avoidance in this area—again, all Governments want to do that and having practical examples that is obviously beneficial. In supporting the Bill, I will just raise three or four questions. First, the Minister was correct that concerns were expressed in another place regarding the position of self-employed...

NHS (Ttip): New Clause 7 — Independent advice in respect of conversions and transfers: Great Britain (25 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Crispin Blunt: ...before the start date, the FCA, Citizens Advice, the Pensions Advisory Service and providers have no concrete clue about exactly what the guidance will entail, including whether it will consider sources of income that are alternatives to defined contribution pension schemes. Dominic Lindley, an author and consultant at Which?, gave evidence in Committee suggesting that as little as 4% of a...

London Transport Zones (Croydon) (25 November 2014)

Steve Reed: ...zone 3 to zone 2/3. These are just a few of many examples of London stations being re-zoned. Re-zoning Stratford was estimated to cost around 7 million, primarily, I understand, in reduced fare income, but it is expected to bring at least 25 million in increased economic benefit to the area every year. Croydon would also, in all likelihood, cost a similar amount but would also...

Personal Independence Payments — [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] (25 November 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Mark Harper: ...show that our “Disability Confident” campaign has been successful in that more than 250,000 more disabled people are in work, increasing the employment rate for disabled people. Overall, we are supporting disabled people to get back into work and participate successfully in society. However, I will not dwell on that, as I know hon. Members want to focus on the details of...

NHS (Ttip): Universal Credit (25 November 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...falling dramatically, youth unemployment falling and even more people with disabilities now going back to work. As it is rolled out, universal credit will deliver even more to those people—a better income, better support and a much simpler process that they can understand, rather than the chaotic system of tax credits that we have at the moment.

Bede Griffiths Charitable Trust and Southern India (25 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

David Evennett: ...less fortunate in Tamil Nadu state. The trust does vital work there. We have heard about its important provision for the poorest people, those who are suffering, the elderly and the young; and about its support for local community facilities. The Tim Pruss Memorial school in Inungur is helping 275 pupils in a remote area of the country who would otherwise have had great difficulty in going...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Dundee (25 November 2014)

Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Dundee East constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Western Isles (25 November 2014)

Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Na h-Eileanan an Iar constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Moray (25 November 2014)

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Moray constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Perth (25 November 2014)

Pete Wishart: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Perth and North Perthshire constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Banff (25 November 2014)

Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Banff and Buchan constituency have had income support capped since the introduction of the benefit cap.

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