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Monday, 22 November 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What steps he is taking to encourage social enterprises to become providers under the Work programme.
What plans he has to increase parental responsibility for child maintenance.
What recent discussions his Department has had with disability organisations on proposals to remove the mobility component of the disability living allowance from residents in publicly funded...
What estimate he has made of the likely effects on his Department's expenditure on out-of-work benefit payments to residents of Barnsley East constituency of implementation of the changes...
What discussions he has had with representatives of the social care sector on the cost of mobility support for disabled people.
What recent progress his Department has made on delivering its Work programme.
What steps he is taking to help disabled people into employment.
what recent progress has been made on the work capability assessment independent review led by Professor Malcolm Harrington.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the proposed universal credit on work incentives.
Whether his Department plans to publish a gender impact assessment of the changes to be made to the benefits regime as a result of the comprehensive spending review.
What assessment he has made of the likely contribution of the proposed universal credit to his Department's objective of encouraging people to work.
What assessment he has made of the likely effects of the Work programme on unemployed people who volunteer.
What assessment he has made of the likely effects of his proposed reductions in housing benefit entitlement on jobseeker's allowance claimants who have been unable to find work for more than 12...
What recent assessment he has made of the value for money delivered by the flexible new deal programme.
What effects he expects the introduction of the proposed universal credit to have on marginal deduction rates experienced by households currently in receipt of tax credits only.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the NATO summit in Lisbon, which I attended at the weekend. No one can doubt that NATO has played an absolutely critical role in...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement regarding financial assistance for Ireland. I hope Members will understand that an announcement had to be made at the weekend, ahead...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. The Minister for Housing and Local Government, the right hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield (Grant Shapps), has been out and about in the TV and radio...
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee
I beg to move amendment 1, page 1, line 1, leave out Clause 1.
I beg to move amendment 2, page 2, line 9, leave out Clause 2.
I beg to move amendment 3, page 2, line 22 leave out Clause 3.
Ordered, That Mr Jim Cunningham be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Tom Blenkinsop be added.- (Sir George Young.)
Ordered, That Mr Tom Harris and Mrs Siân C. James be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mr John Spellar and Mr Dave Watts be added.- (Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the...
Ordered, That Nia Griffith be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Mrs Siân C. James be added.- (Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 21 December 2010, do adjourn till Monday 10 January 2011; at its rising on Thursday...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn -(Miss Chloe Smith.)
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