Monday, 2 July 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent steps the Government has taken to protect the welfare of vulnerable universal credit claimants.
What recent estimate she has made of the average number of personal independence payment assessments that are overturned on appeal; and what the average waiting time is for such appeals to be heard.
What recent steps the Government have taken to ensure that universal credit is rolled out effectively.
What assessment she has made of the efficacy of universal credit in supporting people into work.
What assessment she has made of the implications for her Department’s policies of the findings of the NAO report entitled rolling out universal credit, published on 15 June 2018.
What assessment she has made of trends in the level of financial hardship experienced by universal credit claimants.
What progress her Department is making on the roll-out of universal credit.
How many universal credit applicants have died during the period that their application was being assessed and as a result have received a zero payment for the days during that period when they...
What assessment her Department has made of rates of universal credit claimant satisfaction.
How much her Department has spent on supporting people with disabilities and health conditions in the last 12 months; and what the change in that amount has been in real terms since 2010.
What steps the Government are taking to improve employment opportunities for people with family responsibilities.
How many people have taken receipt of the state pension in (a) 2010 and (b) 2018 in Kettering constituency; and what the change in the value of the state pension has been over that period.
What criteria her Department uses to recall people in receipt of personal independence payments for an early assessment.
What steps the Government have taken to encourage assisted technology as a means to help disabled people into the workplace.
What recent representations she has received from people affected by the pension transition arrangements for women born in the 1950s.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on whether the Government will now reinstate the judge-led inquiry that the...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Office if it will make a statement regarding the ongoing fire on the Saddleworth and Tameside moors.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on last week’s European Council. The focus of this Council was migration, and there were also important conclusions on security...
On 8 February 2018, I announced the appointment of Sir Brian Langstaff to chair the infected blood inquiry. From the outset, Sir Brian has been clear that he is determined to put people at the...
[Relevant Documents: Oral evidence taken before the Justice Committee on 26 June 2018, on Prison Population 2022: planning for the future, HC 483; oral evidence taken before the Justice...
[Relevant Documents: First Joint Report of the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees, Long term funding of adult social care, HC 768, Eighth Report of...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 4 July, business in the name of Ian Blackford shall be treated as being taken on an allotted half day provided under paragraph (2)(b) of Standing...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 5 July— (1) notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (4) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), the Motion in the name of...
Ordered, That Stephanie Peacock be discharged from the International Trade Committee and Sir Mark Hendrick be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mims Davies.)
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