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Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Scotland (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: In May 2010 our records show that: in Edinburgh East parliamentary constituency there were 490 recipients of disability living allowance aged between 25 and 35 years old; in North Ayrshire and Arran parliamentary constituency there were 480 recipients of disability living allowance aged between 25 and 35 years old. No information is available on housing benefit at the constituency level. At...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: South Lanarkshire (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The numbers of people in receipt of disability living allowance aged between 25 and 35 in (a) South Lanarkshire and (b) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency is provided in the following table. DLA c laimants aged 25-35(inclusive) in South Lanarkshire unitary authority and Rutherglen and Hamilton West parliamentary constituency-May 2010 Aged 25-35 (inclusive) South...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Employment (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Department is committed to increasing the employment opportunities available to disabled people including young people and others who experience complex barriers to employment and in the process reducing the levels of unemployment and under-employment which they experience. As of 25 October 2010 we launched Work Choice, a new pan-disability supported employment programme for disabled...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Employment (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Department for Work and Pensions is responsible for two major employment programmes delivered nationally across Great Britain, which are specifically aimed at helping disabled people find and stay in work. They are: Work Choice-launched on 25 October, which provides tailored support to help disabled people who face the most complex barriers to employment find and stay in work and...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Addiction (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The information available is presented in the following tables. Data on the number of benefit claimants with a drug addiction recorded as having a have dual diagnosis (i.e. the standard accepted definition of both a drug addiction and a serious mental health problem) are not routinely collected. As outlined in the Government's recently published drug strategy, substance dependency is one of...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Livingston (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: Data are available at local authority level so figures for West Lothian have been provided. It should be noted that, because the number of appeals heard for claims which began after August 2009 are too low for inclusion at the time of response, we can only provide figures for claims started between October 2008 and August 2009. Employment and support allowance claims to August 2009...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Mental Health (15 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: We do not collect information on whether benefit recipients are receiving treatment for mental health conditions. Information about the numbers of people claiming benefits due to health reasons is available on the Department of Work and Pensions website's tabulation tool.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy: Manpower (14 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The available information is detailed in the following table: Total employed at management level Number 1999-2000 308 2000-01 313 2001-02 347 2002-03 370 2003-04 424 2004-05 455 2005-06 450 2006-07 449 2007-08 498 2008-09 466 2009-10 524 Note: These figures cover anyone in the management structure from 'M1' grade (first rung of the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Independent Living Fund (13 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: In June 2010, following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) to new applicants for the remainder of the 2010-11 financial year, the coalition Government announced that they would work closely with the trustees of the fund to consider settling the future of the fund. The Government are firmly committed to disability equality and the development of a personalised approach providing...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (13 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions routinely meets with the chair and chief executive of Remploy to discuss the company's current and future plans for supporting disabled people into work. The last meeting (a) was on 9 December and (b) there are no further meetings scheduled in the diary.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (13 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: As Minister with responsibility for Remploy, I met with trade union representatives on 9 September to discuss their proposals for the company. There are no further meetings scheduled at this time but I am always willing to work with and listen to the views of the trade unions and all those who have a close interest in Remploy. On 2 December I announced an independent review and call for...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (13 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: As Minister for Disabled People, I have responsibility for Remploy. I visited and met employees at the Acton and Coventry factories and the Coventry Employment Services branch on 25 August. I currently have no further visits arranged in my diary but I am always willing to work with and listen to the views of Remploy employees and all those who have a close interest in Remploy. On 2 December...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (13 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: As Minister for Disabled People, I have responsibility for Remploy. I (a) visited the Acton and Coventry factories on 25 August and (b) there are currently no other visits arranged in my diary.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Support Agency (9 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission is responsible for the child maintenance system. I have asked the Child Maintenance Commissioner to write to the hon. Member with the information requested and I have seen the response. Letter from Stephen Geraghty: In reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the Child Support Agency, the Secretary of State promised a substantive...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Support Agency: Correspondence (9 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission is responsible for the child maintenance system. I have asked the Child Maintenance Commissioner to write to the hon. Member with the information requested and I have seen the response. Letter from Stephen Geraghty: In reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the Child Support Agency, the Secretary of State promised a substantive...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Scotland (9 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: Social care is a devolved matter. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 places a duty on local authorities to assess the social care needs of the people in their area and to provide care to meet these needs. Local authorities also have a responsibility to make the best use of available resources. We estimate that approximately 80,000 people in Great Britain who claim disability living allowance...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (9 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: There are a number of variables which will impact the number of people affected by the proposal to time limit contributory ESA to one year for those in the work related activity group, including the reassessment of incapacity benefit cases, people moving into work and people being able to qualify for income-related benefits after the 12-month limit for the contributory benefit is reached....

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Support Agency (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission is responsible for the child maintenance system. I have asked the Child Maintenance Commissioner to write to the hon. Member with the information requested and I have seen the response. Letter from Stephen Geraghty : In reply to your recent Parliamentary Questions about the Child Support Agency, the Secretary of State promised a substantive...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: A search of the available data in the Department's ministerial correspondence system has not identified any correspondence addressed to Ministers from local authorities on the mobility element of disability living allowance during the period specified. An official at Dudley metropolitan borough council has written to officials at the Department for Work and Pensions on this issue.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Scotland (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: For appeals heard relating to employment and support allowance claims in Scotland, the average time from the Department of Work and Pensions decision to the hearing with the Tribunals Service is around six months. There is some uncertainty around these timings, as for any given cohort of employment and support allowance claims there will be a number of uncleared cases in the system. The...


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