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- Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Government Efficiency (11 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Jonathan Ashworth: We know that universal credit will not be delivered on time, that £40 million has been wasted, that £90 million will be written down and that the IT system Agile was deeply inappropriate. The Opposition have learnt that Agile was used on the insistence of the Cabinet Office, so will the Paymaster General, who boasts of his efficiency drives, give us a full explanation of his...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 December 2013)
Dave Watts: Given the fact that the Work and Pensions Secretary was left alone on his Benches when he made his statement on universal credit, does the Prime Minister still have confidence in him and in the universal benefit changes?
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Cold Weather Payments (11 December 2013)
Steve Webb: The scheme runs from 1 November to 31 March each winter. A payment is made to all recipients of pension credit when the average temperature is recorded as, or is forecast to be, 0°C or below over seven consecutive days. Recipients of income support and income-based jobseeker's allowance are also eligible for such payment if they are in receipt of a pensioner or disability premium as...
- Scottish Parliament: Finance (11 December 2013)
Stewart Stevenson: ...on exploiting a Scottish invention to a degree that was previously unthought of. Scotland invented the overdraft, and boy are the Tories exploiting it. We have moved from the overdraft to the credit card as the UK’s credit rating has been cut from AAA to AA+. Of course, when credit ratings are cut, interest rates increase, so the outlook is not necessarily good. The point of a debate...
- Co-Operatives and Mutuals (10 December 2013)
Gareth Thomas: At the outset, let me declare that I am one of the 6 million ordinary members of the Co-op Group. I have accounts with Nationwide, and belong to the M for Money credit union in Harrow and the Rainbow Saver credit union. I am privileged to chair the Co-operative party and to be one of its MPs in this great House. Unusually, the co-operative movement has been in the news on a sustained basis of...
- Universal Credit — Statement (10 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Baroness Sherlock: My Lords, I thank the Minister for that very reassuring Statement, which certainly goes with the reassurances that we often heard here that universal credit is on time and on budget. Perhaps I may clarify two small points. First, is it true that, far from all new claims for today’s benefits disappearing next year, that will not happen until 2016 and that, in 2017, more than 700,000...
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Fuel Poverty (10 December 2013)
Mickey Brady: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. I thank the Minister for his answer. The Minister is aware that, every week, a large sum of pension credit is unclaimed by people aged 60 and over. Can the Minister give us some idea of what he is doing to address that issue?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Universal Credit (10 December 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
Rachel Reeves: (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on universal credit.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (10 December 2013)
Sajid Javid: ..., we are now ready to make those payments. Today, I can confirm that over 9,000 people will receive lump-sum payments of £5,000 each next week, before Christmas, and a further 450 in receipt of pension credit will receive an additional £5,000 each.
- Public Bill Committee: Mesothelioma Bill [Lords]: Clause 2 - Eligible people with diffuse mesothelioma (10 December 2013) See 1 other result from this clause
Nick Brown: I am grateful to the Minister for his intervention. It is right to give credit to the ministerial champion of this proposal. I was not quite certain which group of Ministers was in favour of it and which had reservations, but it is now the policy of the Government, and none of them will be opposed to it. A statutory scheme has been under consideration by Governments for some time. I say that...
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit (10 December 2013)
Steve Webb: ...HB recipients whose claim is not passported: that is for those who do not receive either income support, jobseeker's allowance (income-based), employment and support allowance (income-based), or pension credit (guaranteed credit). This information has been included in the tables provided. Detailed statistics on housing benefit and local housing allowance can be found at:...
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (10 December 2013)
Chris Bryant: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many Jobcentre Plus advisers have been trained in the use of and give guidance on the universal credit system; and when he expects all advisers to have received such training.