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Most recent annotations on things by Maria Miller

  • Richard Taylor: The Committee on Standards report referred to is available at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa /cm201314/cmselect/cmstandards/1179/1179 02.htm (9 April 2014)
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  • Nick Barnes: The Wikipedia link for Paul Parker isn't very useful. Wikipedia doesn't have a page for the relevant Paul Parker (the current recording clerk of Britain Yearly Meeting). Many Quakers, quite... (6 February 2013)
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  • David Whitaker: All Children should be taught regardless of the faith of the parents or the schools about valuing diverse relationships. We are living in the 21st Century so therefore we should not be concerning... (12 December 2012)
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  • Michael Gould: I think the matter of same sex marriages is a step too far and a step yet nearer to the deterioration of the standards of society. One has to wonder what marriage is about and why? a question... (12 December 2012)
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  • Tony M: If this is the stongest argument in defence of the government position, then they really are on very shaky ground. (12 December 2012)
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  • Kevin Hepworth: It is untrue to say "all disability charities" support the closure/ sell off. Neither do the employees. (26 June 2012)
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  • Clive Arnold: DLA is not awarded for life, it is awarded indefinitely. This shows how Miller is providing misinformation in an attempt to con the public (21 June 2012)
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  • grey man: ITS ALL LIES It costs more to close the sites than to keep them open. The civil servants at the DWP have planned this conspiracy for many years waiting for a government who is stupid enough to... (26 April 2012)
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  • NAGA CHOEGYAL: The Honorable Lady does NOT answer the question: "What steps is she taking to ensure that anything coming out from the Department cannot be misinterpreted in that way?" The obscure and evasive... (24 February 2012)
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  • uk bix: Yes, the last commercial contract for assessments worked well didn't it. If by well, you mean pushing people to suicide, costing hundreds of millions in appeals, worsening peoples health etc. (9 February 2012)
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  • Ian Sandeman: "more of that money is going to people who really need it" Says Ms Miller who knows very well that the new ESA style assessments for PIP entitlement will be the harshest and most difficult... (24 January 2012)
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  • Jane Young: This does not seem to be a fair answer to the question - most successful DLA applicants submit much more than 'just' the in-depth form - including letters from doctors and other healthcare... (6 December 2011)
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  • Anthony Ridley: Quote 'I should say that making a difference is about making a promise and carrying it through' Well what a surprise coming across this statement, especially as Maria Miller wrote to me last year... (13 October 2011)
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  • Simone Farrugia Meiszner: It is true what you say "They want a job in which they can excel, a home, a family and friends. They want to live independent lives, and those lives will be different for each of them." I... (10 September 2011)
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  • dean stockton: maria Miller has a bucket load of screws loose, most disabilities are after a medical diagnosis. Miller has deliberately side stepped answering the question as the question asked what figures... (14 June 2011)
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  • Simon Draper: Same old same old, yet another non-answer from this government. This time the minister didn't deem it worth her time to talk to the protesters, but made a 30sec sound piece blaming drug addicts... (13 May 2011)
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  • Justin Time: Figures released yesterday (http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/workinga ge/atw/atw0111.pdf) by the DWP show the following: Table 3 – Numbers of new starts on Access to Work programme. This table... (26 January 2011)
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  • Justin Time: "I can go one stage further and say that more people will receive support from access to work this year than received it in the final year of the previous Government" I doubt this very much. ... (26 January 2011)
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  • C R: "...we will shortly be consulting on the wider reform of DLA and are absolutely committed to a social model for it, not a medical model." May I ask that careful thought is given before basing... (1 December 2010)
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  • Ian Sandeman: "There is no intention to introduce a medical assessment for DLA" I think Ms Miller should have a quiet word with her boss. (28 October 2010)
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  • Gill Denman: Do I read this correctly? Provide basic income for carers? How many MPs could live on £53.90/week? I read it as thought they are going to give us a basic income, about time too - 24/7 @... (20 October 2010)
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  • Gill Denman: Do I read this correctly? Provide basic income for carers? How many MPs could live on £53.90/week? I read it as thought they are going to give us a basic income, about time too - 24/7 @... (20 October 2010)
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  • Jim Holder: Creation of the CSA was a fundamental error. The task should have been given to HM Board of Inland Revenue which (then) had an enviable system of tracing UK residents. It also (then) had... (19 October 2010)
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  • Rob Kay: In other words, No she wont! Its unclear whether this is because the impact assessment hasnt been done, or because it is simply too embarassing to publish. (19 October 2010)
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  • Ian Sandeman: Ms Miller, Carers Allowance should not be means tested and should be completely separate from working age benefits. In other words working Carers should get CA regardless of number of hours... (20 July 2010)
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