More options
Sort by relevance | Sorted by date: newest / oldest | Show use by person

Results 1-20 of 1,791 for work capability assessment

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (5 November 2014)

People awaiting a Work Capability Assessment. Oral Questions; 3:00 pm

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (1st Day) (20 October 2014)

Lord Faulks: ...which has been summarised by noble Lords in the course of this debate. While echoing the worthwhile tributes paid to the noble and learned Lord, Lord Lloyd, for his tenacity in this area, I cannot quite agree with his assessment of the disparity in position between short-tariff IPP offenders sentenced before the 2008 reforms and those sentenced afterwards. It is not the case that, prior to...

ISIL: Iraq and Syria — Statement (16 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...for the Government’s position and for the measured and serious response that he always achieves in these matters. The noble Lord asked whether I would add my thanks and recognition for the work of the staff of the British Council. I am only too pleased to do so. All those who serve us in these capacities in situations of danger deserve our support and thanks. The noble Lord asked for...

Social Justice Strategy — Motion to Take Note (16 October 2014)

Baroness Uddin: ..., what have I missed? I remembered the Commission on Social Justice, which was supported by the right honourable John Smith and even the right honourable Tony Blair. I remember doing quite a lot of work on the front line in enabling so-called engagement at the time in social justice and some of the contributions that the organisations were making in Tower Hamlets and Newham. When the...

Business of the House: ISIL: Iraq and Syria (16 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Philip Hammond: ...the fact that there will of course be tactical ebb and flow. Towns will be taken and towns will be lost as the situation stabilises. The key question, which the right hon. Gentleman correctly identifies, is the capability of the Iraqi security forces. We have always been clear that although airstrikes are an important component, they can never deliver victory against ISIL on their own....

Antibiotic Resistance — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] (15 October 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...about for some years. The case has been made by other Members and I will not dwell on it. This is an extremely serious global public health threat. The Government have a “one-health” approach, working together across human and animal health with DEFRA. My hon. Friend the Member for Richmond Park (Zac Goldsmith) made some detailed points that I will probably ask DEFRA...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Education Bill:  Second Stage (14 October 2014)

Michelle McIlveen: ...correctly – to transfer from the old education and library boards to the new Education Authority. Unlike the previous Education Bills, this Bill will not alter the employment arrangements for teaching staff, except to simply transfer those working for one of the old five ELBs to the new Education Authority.  The old questions about employers, employing authorities, tribunals and...

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: Examination of Witness (14 October 2014)

Catherine McKinnell: You will be aware of the concerns that have been expressed around some of the more high-profile projects that Atos has been involved in delivering, such as the work capability assessments and personal independence payments. What steps are being taken to ensure that we do not see similar concerns coming to light in relation to the delivery of this project and the child care payments?

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland: Security Situation (14 October 2014)

Theresa Villiers: ...democracy in contempt. They are violent and reckless and offer nothing positive to their communities. Not surprisingly, they have almost no popular support. They do, however, retain both lethal intent and capability. Nature and extent of the threat The threat level in Northern Ireland and Great Britain from Northern Ireland-related terrorism remains unchanged since my last statement to...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Northern Ireland: Security (14 October 2014)

Baroness Randerson: ...democracy in contempt. They are violent and reckless and offer nothing positive to their communities. Not surprisingly, they have almost no popular support. They do, however, retain both lethal intent and capability. Nature and Extent of the Threat The threat level in Northern Ireland and Great Britain from Northern Ireland Related Terrorism remains unchanged since my last statement to...

Business of the House: Ebola (13 October 2014)

Jeremy Hunt: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to update the House on the Government’s response to the Ebola epidemic in west Africa. I shall start with the chief medical officer’s assessment of the current situation in the affected countries. As of today, there have been 4,033 confirmed deaths and 8,399 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola recorded in seven countries,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Welfare Reform (13 October 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...and local authorities as we progress national expansion through 2015-16 and secure delivery of universal credit across Great Britain. Universal credit is a major reform which is restoring work incentives and transforming the welfare state in Britain for the better. Once fully implemented, universal credit will account for £70 billion of benefit spending each year with up to £35...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: National Crime Agency (6 October 2014)

Mike Nesbitt: ...to the UK's national security." I repeat: "the UK's national security". It is an organisation designed to have national and international reach.  It is meant to have: "the mandate and powers to work in partnership with other law enforcement organisations to bring the full weight of the law to bear in cutting serious and organised crime." The problem is that the national reach is...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Commonwealth Games:  Team NI (30 September 2014)

Carál Ní Chuilín: ...athletes in the Commonwealth Games.  Sport NI will carry out debriefs with all the governing bodies of the sports that had athletes competing in the games.  It will also talk individually to each athlete, the coaches and their support personnel.  It will examine what worked well, what needs to be improved and what had a negative impact on performance.  The debriefing...

Iraq — Motion to Take Note (26 September 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...forces, particularly when we are doing so in the absence of a threat to us by another state. When we have considered military action in previous debates in the House, the Opposition have set out criteria by which to assess the case for action. I return to those criteria today. First, there is a need for just cause in any action we take. We believe that ISIL establishes this case on the...

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.

   More options
Sort by relevance | Sorted by date: newest / oldest | Show use by person