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Treasury: Legacy Benefits: Universal Credit (1 Dec 2020)

Stephen Timms: What assessment he has made of the economic effect of increasing legacy benefits by £20 per week in line with the recent increase to the standard universal credit allowance.

Treasury: Legacy Benefits: Universal Credit (1 Dec 2020)

Stephen Timms: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation points out that raising social security benefits not only helps hard-pressed families, but boosts the economy because the increase is likely to be spent. Does the Chief Secretary recognise that raising legacy benefits in line with the £20 a week increase he has referred to that has already been introduced in universal credit would boost the economy while also...

Scheduled Mass Deportation: Jamaica (30 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: The Minister is making it clear that he and his Department find it irksome having to comply with the current requirements of the law. Thank goodness they do, because the law is there to protect everyone, and I get the impression that a number of Government Members do not approve of that. What access have those who were due to be on this flight had to legal advice prior to the flight’s departure?

Work and Pensions: Benefit Cap: Families with Children (30 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: The number of households affected by the cap has more than doubled since the start of the pandemic, to 170,000. In addition, 160,000 households will come to the end of their nine-month benefit cap grace period in the coming month. So will the Secretary of State consider extending the grace period, to avoid cutting the benefits of hard-pressed families in the run-up to Christmas?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Police Stations: East Ham (27 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Answer of 31 January 2019 to Question 213168, what plans his Department has to bring the former East Ham police station building back into use.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Immigrants: Free School Meals (27 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November to Question 106891 on Free School Meals: Immigrants, what plans he has to publish the outcome of the review being undertaken by his Department with the Home Department.

Coronavirus Outbreak: DWP Response (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his kind remarks. Does he think the staff should get a pay rise?

Coronavirus Outbreak: DWP Response (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his kind remarks. Does he think the staff should get a pay rise?

Coronavirus Outbreak: DWP Response (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: I beg to move, That this House notes the First Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, “DWP’s response to the coronavirus outbreak”, HC 178; and calls on the Government to increase relevant legacy benefits in line with increases to universal credit, to take steps to return people who have been inadvertently left worse off under universal credit compared with their previous benefits,...

Coronavirus Outbreak: DWP Response (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: I beg to move, That this House notes the First Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, “DWP’s response to the coronavirus outbreak”, HC 178; and calls on the Government to increase relevant legacy benefits in line with increases to universal credit, to take steps to return people who have been inadvertently left worse off under universal credit compared with their previous benefits,...

Official Development Assistance (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: The Churches played the key role in the 20-year cross-party consensus on aid, and I pay tribute to their achievement since Jubilee 2000 and Make Poverty History. We all realised what abolishing DFID really meant. Why did the Secretary of State not realise it?

Official Development Assistance (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: The Churches played the key role in the 20-year cross-party consensus on aid, and I pay tribute to their achievement since Jubilee 2000 and Make Poverty History. We all realised what abolishing DFID really meant. Why did the Secretary of State not realise it?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Immigrants: Coronavirus (26 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 November 2020 to Question 114047 on Immigrants: Coronavirus, if she will issue guidance to local authorities to clarify that families with No Recourse to Public Funds are eligible for help from Government funds provided for supporting disadvantaged families.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Test and Trace Support Payment (25 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people with No Recourse to Public Funds are eligible to apply for the £500 Test and Trace Support Payment.

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Lessons Learned Review (25 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 2 November 2020 to Question 106891 on Windrush Lessons Learned Review, what data on ethnicity she plans to collect to inform the review and evaluation of the public funds stream to the compliant environment.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Finance (25 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November to Question 105275, whether the figures for Leave to Remain with No Recourse to Public Funds extensions in that Answer include applicants on the five year route.

Covid-19: Funding for Local Authorities — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (24 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: Local authorities all over the country are the frontline in this public health crisis. As a recent all-party parliamentary group on faith and society report shows, councils have set up imaginative partnerships with faith groups to provide food and care to struggling families. I support the call made recently by the hon. Member for Devizes (Danny Kruger) in his report to the Prime Minister...

Leaseholders and Cladding (24 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: Will the Minister set out much more clearly the criteria for the much-needed grant funding? Residents at Waterside Park in my constituency are worried that their management company wants to apply to the building safety fund, even though the development recently received a B1 rating so remediation is not required. Would such an application be appropriate?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus (24 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with representatives (a) among the self-employed and (b) workers in the creative arts sector on the operation of the social security system during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Fraud (24 Nov 2020)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to tackle financial crime in his forthcoming legislation on online harms; and if he will make a statement.


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