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Flood Protection (West Kent) (11 September 2014)

Dan Rogerson: I understand my right hon. Friend’s point. I was seeking to respond to his specific proposal about some sort of formal register, and to reassure him that work is being undertaken in that field. He is right to say that maintenance is important, but he will appreciate that the responsibilities for that maintenance lie with various agencies and with private landowners who have their own...

Discretionary Social Fund (Redcar and Cleveland) (10 September 2014)

Ian Swales: ...the council intends to make grant awards of 190,000 and loans of 300,000, of which it expects 75,000 to be repaid over the period. The citizens advice bureau will get 75,000, including 20,000 to improve financial capability. A carers charity will get 20,000 to help carers and the disabled apply for the funds. 75,000 will go to the local credit...

Written Answers — Justice: Public Records (10 September 2014)

Simon Hughes: Government Departments are currently in transition from the 30 year rule for transferring records to The National Archives to a 20 year rule, over a 10 year period. The National Archives works closely with departments to help them meet their targets for transferring records through published statistics and capability assessments. In March 2014 the Prime Minister commissioned his independent...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Afghanistan (9 September 2014)

John Spellar: ...disputes about the results of the election have delayed any signature. Does he agree that an agreement is urgently needed so that the non-combat mission can be officially launched and the vital planning work can begin? Alongside vital political progress, Afghanistan’s future stability will inevitably require a strong and stable Afghan security force. Despite the important pledges...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessments (9 September 2014)

Richard Graham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what process is in place for the transition from Atos to another provider for work capability assessments; how will this be communicated to employment and support allowance claimants; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Piracy (8 September 2014)

Tobias Ellwood: We take the threat to British seafarers seriously and keep the situation under review. The National Strategy for Maritime Security provides the strategic context for the UK’s work on maritime security. Piracy is one symptom of wider maritime insecurity and governance challenges that the UK is working to address. Our assessment for the Gulf of Guinea is that the overall number of...

Written Answers — Defence: European Fighter Aircraft (8 September 2014)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what assessment he has made of the merits of integrating MBDA Brimstone 2 air-to-ground precision weapon with the Typhoon aircraft to the UK's defence capabilities; (2) what progress his Department has made on work to integrate the MBDA Brimstone 2 air-to-ground precision weapon with the Typhoon aircraft; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (5 September 2014)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department monitors the number of employment and support allowance claims which are awaiting action by (a) a work capability assessment provider and (b) his Department.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: South West (5 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Richard Graham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) work capability assessments and (b) personal independence payment assessments has been undertaken by Atos in (i) the South West, (ii) Gloucestershire and (iii) Gloucester in the last 12 months; and how many assessments resulted in the claimant being found fit for work.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (5 September 2014)

Richard Graham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what performance targets his Department has set for Atos's contract under the work capability assessment; and whether such targets have been met.

Transport Infrastructure (Northumberland) (3 September 2014)

Guy Opperman: ...a car to drive to Gilsland station, so that she could see this wonderful project and what we propose: that where Hadrian’s wall and the Pennine way cross we will alleviate pressure on the road and bus network, and create significant local jobs and address significant rural poverty. A 1967 closure by Dr Beeching is surely capable of being reversed at relatively low cost, with the...

Public Health England Hub Programme and Porton Down (3 September 2014)

John Glen: ...her ministerial colleagues have received from the board of Public Health England to move significant elements of the PHE facility at Porton Down to a new site in Essex. The UK Government have had capabilities at Porton Down for more than a century, which have evolved into a unique asset overseen by PHE. The facility is recognised around the world for its role in responding to some of the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (3 September 2014)

Sheila Gilmore: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average time was between (a) an employment and support allowance applicant submitting an ESA 50 questionnaire and undergoing a work capability assessment, (b) an employment and support allowance applicant undergoing a work capability assessment and advice being submitted to a decision-maker and (c) advice being submitted to a...

Aerospace Industry — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (2 September 2014)

Peter Luff: ...data, published last week by the trade association ADS, reveal a further increase in the backlog of more than 12,000 aircraft and 21,000 commercial aircraft engines. That equates to about nine years’ work in hand for the industry and could be worth about 155 billion to the UK economy. Obviously, the UK civil aerospace sector makes a huge contribution to UK jobs, skills, exports...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Benefit Assessment (Charges) (1 September 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Andrew Griffiths: ...answer, but East Staffordshire citizens advice bureau has raised with me concerns that GPs are charging vulnerable constituents of mine up to 135 to provide information requested as part of the work capability assessment. Although his Department is not responsible for those charges, does he share my concern that vulnerable people on benefits are being charged this amount of money and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (1 September 2014)

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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disability Confident Campaign (1 September 2014)

Mark Harper: The important thing is to see whether people who have health conditions are able to work. If we put people through a work capability assessment and they are clearly not able to work at all, we want to ensure that they get the appropriate help, but if people can work, we want to ensure that they do. That is why we have the Work programme and other schemes that give people proper support to get...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (1 September 2014)

Glenda Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many employment and support allowance claimants with (a) rheumatoid arthritis, (b) cystic fibrosis, (c) multiple sclerosis, (d) motor neurone disease and (e) Parkinson's disease have undergone multiple work capability assessments on a single claim; and what proportion each of these comprise of the claimant total.

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