Monday, 18 November 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has for the future of the independent living fund.
How many people in Kettering constituency claim ESA; how many such claimants have had their claim turned down in the last year; and how many are appealing that decision to the first tier tribunal.
What comparative assessment he has made of the number of people in full-time and part-time employment.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the benefit cap on employment outcomes
What progress he has made on delivering his target of 160,000 Youth Contract wage incentives by April 2015; and if he will make a statement.
What costs will be included in his proposed cap on pension charges.
What assessment he has made of the effect of universal credit on work incentives for lone parents.
When he estimates the Work programme will provide the same number of job outcomes as the flexible new deal.
What recent representations he has received on compensation for people with mesothelioma.
When he expects all new claimants to be on universal credit across the UK.
What plans he has to introduce the payment of pensions and benefits and begin accepting applications for universal credit through the Post Office.
What steps he is taking to create more employment opportunities for young people.
What steps he is taking to offer more intensive support for new jobseekers.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Work programme for people already claiming employment and support allowance.
How many people in (a) Stafford and (b) England were receiving the major working-age benefits in April (i) 2010 and (ii) 2013.
What recent steps his Department has taken to support care leavers.
What steps he is taking to improve the quality of medical services reports on claimants of benefits.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
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