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Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Conditions of Employment (20 November 2014)

Penny Mordaunt: ...all of whom provide a valuable contribution to the fire service. The pension reforms protect those who are closest to their scheme’s Normal Pension Age and therefore no firefighter will need to work beyond their current scheme’s Normal Pension Age over the next five years. The Government commissioned report Normal Pension Age for Firefighters found that there was no reason why...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: MAXIMUS Health and Human Services (20 November 2014)

John McDonnell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what investigations his Department undertook into the work of Maximus before the award of the work capability assessment contract.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Atos Healthcare (20 November 2014)

Mark Harper: As at 30 September 2014 there were around 580,000 cases awaiting Work Capability Assessments at Atos Healthcare (down by 25% since February). These figures do not include cases where the claimant has yet to return the claimant questionnaire. From 1 March, MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Ltd. will take over delivery, initially using elements of the Atos infrastructure in order to ensure a...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (20 November 2014)

Julian Huppert: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will take steps to ensure that Atos and its successor provide claimants with an immediate refund on the costs incurred when travelling to that assessment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (20 November 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how long on average people wait for work capability assessments; and which government regions are experiencing the longest waiting times.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (20 November 2014)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has lifted the deferral imposed in January 2014 of reassessments for employment and support allowance claimants following the appointment of a new work capability assessment provider.

Consumer Rights Bill — Report (19 November 2014)

Baroness Jolly: ...for business. The core rights are principles-based and flexible. This is important for goods and especially important for digital content, which is constantly evolving. They are intended to work effectively in a wide range of scenarios, applying to goods ranging from rubber ducks to luxury yachts. Similarly, they are designed to apply to the range of digital content, from music files to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Public Records (19 November 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...Act 2000. 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 ten year period. The National Archives works closely with departments to help them meet their targets for transferring records through published statistics and capability assessments. On 6 November a report by the Prime...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (19 November 2014)

David Gauke: ...need to pay their fair share. We have closed down numerous loopholes and have led efforts at the G20 and OECD to reform the international rules that some multinationals exploit to avoid tax. Work is continuing at pace with our international partners to finalise recommendations and to deliver those reforms. Alongside this we have invested heavily in Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Reserve Recruitment (17 November 2014)

John Baron: ..., one would say that Government plans to replace 20,000 regulars with 30,000 reservists are struggling to say the least. Those of us who have opposed those plans have questioned the resulting capability gap as 20,000 regulars have been shown the door and the false economies that will loom as the Government are forced to throw more money at failing plans. Let us be absolutely honest about...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (17 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Sheila Gilmore: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer to the hon. Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West on 20 February 2012, Official Report, column 655W, on employment and support allowance: work capability assessment, what the average wait was for an employment and support allowance applicant between completing the ESA 50 questionnaire and undergoing the work...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Kilmarnock (17 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency were waiting for (a) a decision on an application for personal independence payment and (b) a work capability assessment on the latest date for which figures are available.

Welfare Reform (Welsh Valleys) (11 November 2014)

Wayne David: ...over the past few years. I have constituents who have had to wait nine months for their personal independence payment applications to be processed or who have had zero points allocated by Atos in their work capability assessments, only to win their cases on appeal and so achieve more than 15 points. I have had numerous cases of people who have experienced unfairness because of the bedroom...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (10 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is possible for an unemployed person refused employment and support allowance because a work capability assessment found them fit for work to be refused jobseeker's allowance on the grounds of not being fit for work; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Atos Healthcare (10 November 2014)

Mark Harper: Atos will continue to undertake all health and disability assessments including the Work Capability Assessments until 28 February 2015 when MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Ltd. will take over the contract. The Department will work closely with MAXIMUS and Atos during the transitional period to ensure a smooth and effective handover of services. The process for claimants will remain the same...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Prostate Cancer (10 November 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...out an ambition to make England one of the most successful countries in Europe at preventing premature deaths from all cancers, including prostate cancer. Cancer indicators in the NHS Outcomes Framework and the Public Health Outcomes Framework will help NHS England to assess progress in improving cancer survival and mortality for men with prostate cancer. The National Institute for...

Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Bill (7 November 2014)

George Freeman: ..., with such good grace and diligence, and with cross-party support to ensure that the lessons of the appalling tragedy at Mid-Staffs are properly learned. He has demonstrated the integrity of that work again today, which is reflected in the degree of support for the Bill. Let me begin by echoing the support that my hon. Friend expressed for Julie Bailey, my hon. Friend the Member for...

Business of the House: Backbench Business — Iran (UK Foreign Policy) (6 November 2014)

Gareth Thomas: ...organisations, the routine failure of its politicians to recognise Israel’s right to exist, its support for the Assad regime and the widespread concern that it has in the past actively sought a nuclear weapons capability. This debate, then, is a welcome opportunity to explore the progress that has been made in the nuclear negotiations, and to examine the progress—or the lack of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (6 November 2014)

Michael Meacher: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many incapacity benefit claimants died during or after their work capability assessment in each of the last two years.

Work Capability Assessment — Question (5 November 2014) See 7 other results from this debate

Lord McAvoy: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were awaiting a Work Capability Assessment on the latest date for which figures are available.

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