Monday, 9 October 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on improving pension transition arrangements for women born in the 1950s.
What progress has been made on increasing the employment rate for disabled people.
How many new claims for universal credit have been paid on time since its introduction.
What steps his Department are taking to ensure that personal independence payment assessments are undertaken fairly and efficiently.
What steps he is taking to support disabled people to live independently.
What progress is being made on the Health and Work programme.
Whether he has plans to reduce the taper rate for universal credit claimants.
If he will take steps to ensure that people applying for personal independence payments are seen by a specialist at their initial assessment.
What recent comparative assessment he has made of rates of unemployment in the UK and in other European countries.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
I beg to move, That this House has considered Gypsies and Travellers and local communities. We are fortunate to live in one of the most tolerant countries in the world—I would go so far as...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Andrew Stephenson.)
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