Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the £650 Cost of Living Payment is available to those on income-based benefits but not those on contribution-based benefits.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2022 to Question 7493 on Anaesthesia Associates and Physician Associates: Regulation, if she will set out a timetable for bringing forward legislative proposals on the regulation of physician associates and anaesthesia associates; and if she will make a statement.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps are being taken to support those repaying (a) student loans and (b) student loans plus post-graduate loans in the context of the rising cost of living.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to finalise and the eligibility statement for the 2022-2023 Warm Home Discount.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of rising energy prices on students in higher education.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the maximum payment amount that can be collected in a single transaction using the Payment Exception Service at a Post Office or pay point outlet is set at £100 requiring some claimants to make multiple transactions to access the full amount of their benefits or pension.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made of the efficacy of the system whereby people in receipt of support through Access to Work have to reapply for that support if they change job, even in cases where their need for support has not changed; and if she will make a statement.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to review the service standard Access To Work application timescales from application to approval.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average waiting time was for an Access to Work grant application to be processed in (a) 2019, (b) 2020, (c) 2021 and (d) 2022.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potentials merits of extending Access To Work support to the newly self-employed, in the context of an individual not have an income straight away.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the impact of speed limit for class 2 and class 3 mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs on the safety of (a) users and (b) pedestrians and road users.
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average time taken was to register a Power of Attorney with the Office of the Public Guardian in (a) 2019, (b) 2020, (c) 2021 and (d) January to July 2022.
Jessica Morden: That so many hon. Members have waited patiently over the past two days to pay our tributes on the passing of Her Majesty the Queen is testament to the real depth of feeling—the sorrow and the love—that we all want to convey on behalf of our constituents at this moment of huge loss. On behalf of all our communities in Newport East, I too wish to honour her memory; to put on the record our...
Jessica Morden: I join in congratulating Ministers and the Secretary of State on their new appointments. I do not think that anybody wants to delay the legislation further for the 30,000 to 60,000 people who will benefit from the change, so I will confine my remarks to Second Reading. It is a pleasure, as ever, to speak in support of the Bill, which represents an important milestone in the long struggle to...
Jessica Morden: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken by her Department was to process a Standard Visitor visa in (a) 2019, (b) 2020, (c) 2021 and (d) January to August 2022.
Jessica Morden: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Jessica Morden: Valiant food banks serving Newport East tell me that they will really struggle to stay open this winter with rising energy, fuel and insurance costs and people finding it more difficult to donate to them. They provide a vital service that, sadly, we will need more than ever before, so what immediate steps will the Government take to help them stay open this winter?
Jessica Morden: On behalf of the Baha’i community and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Newport, which raised with me this summer the ongoing attacks on members of its faith groups, as well as those who have raised the attacks on Christian communities across the African continent, may I ask the Minister for reassurance that working with our international counterparts to tackle the persecution of...
Jessica Morden: Constituents in Lliswerry are hugely frustrated by the persistent dangerous behaviour of groups of e-scooter and e-bike users on local roads and pavements. What are the Government doing to improve awareness of the law relating to the use of e-scooters and e-bikes and to support the police in tackling their antisocial use?
Jessica Morden: As Mr Deputy Speaker said earlier, it is a bit of an impossible task to try to wind up these debates. Before I begin, may I put on record my thanks to the Speaker’s Office and to everyone who works in this place, from the police officers, the security guards, the wonderful Doorkeepers, the Clerks, the unseen Committees such as the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, through to the...