Results 1–20 of 6070 for speaker:Justin Tomlinson

Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Support in Work (8 Nov 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: We can be rightly proud of delivering record disability employment, but to meet our commitment of 1 million more disabled people in work by 2027, we must expand opportunities through disability apprenticeships, a key commitment within the national disability strategy. Will the Minister confirm that she will continue to press our Department for Education colleagues to ensure we deliver that...

Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill (20 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Although the temporary increase in universal credit has come to an end, surely the hon. Gentleman would welcome the permanent increases to the local housing allowance and the work allowance, the above-inflation increase to the national living wage and the changes to income tax thresholds. Does he welcome those?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (16 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: I refer to my response to PQN/21-22/2021/7311921- Access to Work aim for customers to be paid within 10 days of receipt of claims and all supporting evidence. Following postal delays during July and August, we are seeing payment clearance times returning to normal levels.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses (16 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Claims can be awarded under Special Rules for Terminal Illness (SRTI) across a range of DWP benefits. The information requested in relation to reviews of SRTI awards is not readily available across all of these benefits, and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Community Development (14 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: The Department has not had any recent meetings with representatives from the congenital adrenal hyperplasia community. We meet regularly with disabled people, people with health conditions and their representatives, to ensure their voices are put at the heart of policy making and service design. To support the Health and Disability Green Paper we are currently running public events in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Welsh Government (14 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: There is a well-established working relationship between the Department for Work and Pensions and The Welsh Government, ensuring that we work together on devolved and reserved areas effectively. The Secretary of State met with the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales and the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture on December 10th 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Statutory Sick Pay: Newport West (14 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) provides a minimum level of income for employees when they are sick or incapable of work. Employers are legally required to pay SSP to eligible employees who are off work sick or incapable of work, where employees meet the qualifying conditions. The same qualifying conditions apply to employees across all regions. Some employers may also decide to pay more, and for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (14 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: This Government is committed to improving the lives of disabled people and delivering the most ambitious disability reform agenda in a generation. DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) delivers a range of national programmes, as well as initiatives in partnership with the health system, to support disabled people to stay in or move into work. These include the Work and Health Programme and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: All claimant to the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme have their claims acknowledged upon receipt by the Vaccine Damage Payment Unit. As each claim requires medical record to be gathered, causation links to be established and disability assessments to be undertaken. It is not possible to provide a defined timeframe for the period in which a claim can be decided. The Government are currently...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: The Government is currently looking at how it can improve the operational aspects of the scheme to make the application process simpler, swifter and more accessible for claimants this review will include consideration of an online claim form.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Between April 2016 to 08/09/2021 there have been 33 claims made to the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme on behalf of people who have died. No payments have been awarded on these cases. Year No of Claims 2016/17 1 No payment 2017/18 2 No payment 2018/19 1 No payment 2019/20 0 No payment 2020/21 5 No payment 2121/22 (up to and including 08/09/2021) 24 No payment

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: The Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme has received 27 claims in respect of vaccination against COVID-19 where a Date of Death has been provided by the claimant.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: The work to clarifying the wording on the gov.uk website with regards to submitting a claim to the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme on behalf of a deceased person will be concluded this week (w/c13/09) and revised information will be available from w/c 20th of September

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Access to Work aim for customers to be paid within 10 days of receipt of claims and all supporting evidence. During July and August postal delays held up payment claims being received into DWP. We have introduced scanning of all claims on day of receipt improving payment times, and Access to Work are also developing a digital claim portal which will allow customers to submit their claim...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Older People (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Government support for mobility needs is focused on people who become disabled earlier in life; developing mobility needs in older life is a normal consequence of ageing for which people can plan and save for. Individuals can claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for the first time up to the day before they reach State Pension age (SPa). Once someone is in receipt of PIP they can...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: For the majority of cases made under the SRTI, people are given three year awards. This approach is based on a recommendation from an expert advisory group, initially for DLA, but later adopted in other benefits. The three year awards given to SRTI claims strikes a balance that recognises making a prognosis is not an exact science and that people who do live longer than expected should...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Disability (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: We are taking a range of steps to continue to raise awareness of Access to Work among people with a disability or long-term health condition. We regularly promote the scheme through the Department’s social media channels, signposting people to the Access to Work pages on the JobHelp website and on gov.uk. We are also ensuring advisers who work with potential customers, including...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Statutory Sick Pay (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) provides a minimum level of income for employees when they are sick or incapable of work. Employers are legally required to pay SSP to eligible employees who are off work sick or incapable of work, where employees meet the qualifying conditions. Some employers may also decide to pay more, and for longer, through Occupational Sick Pay. The government has previously...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Disability (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: To support transitions into work and between jobs, Access to Work has been working with stakeholders to develop an Adjustments Passport. Later this year we will run a series of pilots for those transitioning from education into work and service leavers leaving the armed forces. These pilots will enable us to gain an understanding of the passport’s effectiveness in supporting transitions and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disability: Employment (13 Sep 2021)

Justin Tomlinson: As set out in the National Disability Strategy, published on 28 July, the Cabinet Office will consult later this year on workforce reporting on disability for large employers, exploring voluntary and mandated workplace transparency, before publishing next steps.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.