Results 2941–2960 of 6255 for maria miller

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...

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

Maria Miller: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Darra Singh. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested. Letter from Darra Singh: The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your question about plans to extend autism awareness training to all disability employment advisers working in Jobcentre Plus centres. This...

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

Maria Miller: The call for evidence for the review of specialist disability employment support will close on 28 February 2011.

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

Maria Miller: Throughout the spending review process, HM Treasury has looked closely at the impact that decisions may have on different groups in society-and published an 'Overview of the Equalities Impacts of the Spending Review' on 20 October alongside the spending review announcements. We also now have a full summary of the changes which affect disabled people on the Department for Work and Pension's...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Disability (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Darra Singh. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested. Letter from Ruth Owen: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what disability employment advisers are required to undertake as a condition of their role in Jobcentre Plus; and who provides that...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Disability (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Darra Singh. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested. Letter from Ruth Owen: The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your question asking how many Jobcentre Plus disability employment advisers there are in a) Bristol; b) in the South West; and c) nationally....

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Poverty: Children (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The Government have not forecast how many children they expect to be in poverty each year. Child poverty is dependent on a number of factors which are difficult to reliably predict. However, we have published analysis to show that the measures that can be robustly assessed from the spending review and June Budget will not lead to a measurable increase in child poverty over the next two years....

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy: Clydebank (7 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: I refer the hon. Member to the written answer I gave the hon. Member for Wrexham (Ian Lucas) on 26 October 2010, Official Report, column 195W.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Spending Review 2010 (7 Dec 2010)

Lord Freud: ...the impact that decisions may have on different groups in society, and published a high level overview of the impact of the spending review. Theresa May, the Minister for Women and Equalities, and Maria Miller, the Minister for Disabled People, wrote to Ministers across government in advance of the spending review to remind colleagues of the need to consider the impact of policy and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance Reform (6 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: I am publishing today "Disability Living Allowance reform", a formal public consultation on our proposed reforms to disability living allowance (DLA). We are already undertaking large-scale reform of the welfare system, for example the universal credit and our flagship Work programme. Our welfare reforms are designed to protect people in the most vulnerable situations, including disabled...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance (6 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: We estimate that approximately 80,000 people who claim disability living allowance and live in residential care will be affected by the measure to cease paying the mobility component in Great Britain from October 2012. Accurate estimates of the number of people who claim disability living allowance and live in residential care are difficult to produce because before 1998 there was no...

Women and Equalities: Female Company Directors (2 Dec 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...today as she is in Brussels for a meeting of the European Union's Justice and Home Affairs Council. The Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, my hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Maria Miller), who is responsible for disabled people, and I will endeavour to field questions. Lord Davies has been appointed to consider how obstacles can be removed to allow more women to make...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (2 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: Guidance for Access to Work advisers is regularly reviewed and updated. In the last 12 months there have been six updates of the Access to Work guidance product. I have made arrangements for each version to be placed in the Library.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: North East (2 Dec 2010)

Maria Miller: The following table the number of individuals helped on the Access to Work programme each year since April 2007 and up to 30 June 2010(1): Area 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Q1 2010-11 North East Government office region 1,760 1,890 2,190 1,310 Gateshead local authority 160 180 210 130 Gateshead parliamentary constituency 60 70 70 40 Great Britain 27,730...


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