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Results 1–20 of 282 for speaker:Laura Pidcock

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (31 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to publish easy-to-read guidance on making a non-digital claim for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (31 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will consult (a) welfare rights advisers and (b) professionals with experience of supporting people with complex needs on drafting guidance on making a non-digital claim for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (31 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether an online universal credit claim can be converted into a non-digital claim.

Leaving the EU: Workers’ Rights (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: (Urgent question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if she will make a statement on the Government’s plans for workers’ rights after the UK leaves the EU.

Leaving the EU: Workers’ Rights (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: Thank you for granting this urgent question, Mr Speaker. I persisted. The leaked memos reported in the Financial Times over the weekend are both worrying and, at the same time, utterly predictable. They shine a light on the true politics of this Conservative Government and how they are seeking to use the withdrawal agreement Bill, as with their whole Brexit strategy, to sell out workers. The...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether people are entitled to claim universal credit by telephone; and if she will place in the Library a copy of her Department's internal guidance for staff on accepting telephone claims for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department has issued on making a claim for universal credit by telephone.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to update the information on gov.uk that universal credit must be claimed online to include reference to non-digital or telephone claims.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether written information on managing non-digital and telephone claims is (a) sent by post and (b) read over the telephone to universal credit claimants.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Telephone Services (29 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 3 April 2019 to Question 238679 on Universal Credit: Telephone Services, whether calls which are transferred to a different case manager or helpline advisor continue to be (a) recorded and (b) retrievable; and what steps she is taking to ensure that all calls on universal credit are recorded to maintain a...

Points of Order (28 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The revealing internal documents leaked to the Financial Times over the weekend go to the very heart of the issue with the withdrawal agreement Bill and give us a glimpse of the Government’s true intentions on workers’ rights. Last week, the Prime Minister stood up and said time and again that they would keep the “highest possible standards” on...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Workplace Access Rights (22 Oct 2019)

Laura Pidcock: Wow! What an answer. This is the situation for workers at Amazon: their bones are being broken, they are being knocked unconscious and they are being taken away in ambulances. Where is the urgency to step in and stop what is happening to these workers? Are the Government going to demand an urgent inquiry, or do they wash their hands of these workers? At the heart of the issue at Amazon is a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Disability (5 Sep 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Care and Support Statutory Charging Regulations 2014, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the National Association of Financial Assessment Officers average fuel costs figures in comparison with those provided by Ofgem, for the purposes of assessing what constitutes above-average fuel costs for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (3 Sep 2019)

Laura Pidcock: Natalie Jackson has not seen or had any contact from her son Dylan, who is 11, in more than a year because her ex-partner has not returned him home after a summer holiday in 2018. The High Court has made Dylan a ward of court and ordered his immediate return, but his return was denied by the Turkish courts. I have written to the Secretary of State about this. Please will he answer, and meet...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (16 Jul 2019)

Laura Pidcock: Given the reported use of food banks by staff in the Secretary of State’s Department, and given that the first ever indefinite strike action of outsourced workers in Whitehall is happening now, does the Secretary of State not see it as his duty at least to ensure that BEIS contractors are not breaking legislation? That includes potential breaches of regulation 7 of the Conduct of Employment...

Backbench Business - Whistleblowingbackbench Business (3 Jul 2019)

Laura Pidcock: What an interesting debate this has been. I, too, would like to congratulate all those brave people who have come forward as whistleblowers. There has been so much agreement in this Chamber and that is not just because there are so few of us here; it is because this is a serious issue that we all have a willingness to try to redress. I congratulate the right hon. Member for North Norfolk...

Petition - NHS Hospital Services in the Consett Area (26 Jun 2019)

Laura Pidcock: I have a petition from residents in North West Durham, who are hoping that the Government listen. The petition states: The petition of residents of North West Durham, Declares that a succession of Government funding reductions has led to fewer services being delivered at Shotley Bridge Hospital; and further that this reduction of services threatens the viability of a community hospital in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (6 Jun 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households with three or more children made a new claim for universal credit during the period between April 2017 and January 2019 on the ground that they were within the six month period of a previous and now closed universal credit claim.


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