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Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Redundancy Pay (28 Jun 2019)

Elizabeth Truss: ...who must support their families, find new employment or as a bridge until retirement age. We accept that there will be some circumstances where it is necessary or desirable to relax the cap. The waiver is in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (27 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: In 2016/17 there were less than 5 successful applications for the full waiving of a Universal Credit overpayment and less than 5 successful partial waiver applications for UC overpayments. The Department has an obligation to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which can...

Written Answers — Home Office: Biometric Residence Permits (25 Jun 2019)

Caroline Nokes: We have previously considered the merits of whether we should waive the fee for replacement BRPs that have been stolen. We concluded that a fee waiver in these circumstances would not be appropriate for a number of reasons.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Rural Areas (21 Jun 2019)

Seema Kennedy: ...allowed rurality as an exception for meeting the definition of a Primary Care Networks. As set out in the Network Contract Direct Enhanced Service (DES) (under paragraph 3.2) commissioners may waiver the 30,000 minimum population “where a PCN serves a natural community which has a low population density across a large rural and remote area”. Further information is available at the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (20 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: ...for Work and Pensions follows guidance from Cabinet Office in setting the Disproportionate Cost Threshold. The current Disproportionate Cost Threshold across Government is set at £850. All waiver documents are stored clerically. We have estimated that reviewing the remaining waiver documents to ascertain how many related to Universal Credit overpayments would take around 51 hours of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (20 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: In 2017/18 there were fewer than 5 successful applications for the full waiving of a Universal Credit overpayment, and fewer than 5 successful partial waiver applications for UC overpayments. The Department has an obligation to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Rural Areas (18 Jun 2019)

Seema Kennedy: ...has allowed rurality as an exception for meeting the definition of a Primary Care Network (PCN). As set out in the Network Contract Direct Enhanced Service (under paragraph 3.2) commissioners may waiver the 30,000-minimum population “where a PCN serves a natural community which has a low population density across a large rural and remote area”. Further information is available at the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (18 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: ...table have been rounded to the nearest 10. Where the volume of cases is less than 5, we are unable to report the exact number to avoid possible disclosure of individual details. Reason for Waiver application Volume of applications (includes both successful and unsuccessful) Medical Grounds 20 Financial Grounds 0 to less than 5 Medical and Financial Grounds 0 to less than 5 ...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (17 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: As all waiver applications are stored clerically, providing this information would require reviewing all successful applications made since 2013 to determine how many were made in relation to Universal Credit overpayments. We estimate that this would incur disproportionate costs.

Unpaid Carers: Support - Question (13 Jun 2019)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester: ...like to ask about those from the BME community, many of whom do not know about the benefits to which they would be entitled—the carer’s allowance, for example, and even the national insurance waivers that come with it. What are the Government proactively doing to support them?

Written Answers — Treasury: Ford Motor Company: Bridgend (13 Jun 2019)

Madeleine Moon: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to issue a waiver for the tax due on redundancy payments to be received by Ford Bridgend workers.

Domestic Abuse and Homelessness — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (12 Jun 2019)

Melanie Onn: ...homeless, and she has accrued debts as a result of non-payment of rent. I cannot believe that Lincolnshire Housing Partnership, the housing association in question in this case, does not allow a waiver for individuals who have experienced domestic abuse to say that they are leaving a property, particularly when that is done under police advice. I cannot believe that the housing...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Merchant Shipping: Migrant Workers (11 Jun 2019)

Karl Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the effect on seafarer employment of the granting of successive waivers from Immigration Rules for seafarers from non-European Economic Area countries to work on merchant vessels servicing construction and maintenance projects in the offshore wind sector since 2016.

Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 5 (10 Jun 2019)

Lord Beith: My Lords, the noble and learned Lord has reminded me that it is well known that the application system for the US ESTA visa waiver scheme has a number of such sites which exact charges, to which people are not liable because of the very modest charge on the official site itself. I will simply point out that HM Courts & Tribunals Service is already working on this sort of thing. There are 18...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (10 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: ...as to what constitutes ‘substantial and/or medical hardship’ as these decisions are based on a claimant’s circumstances and the supporting evidence provided. Where an application for waiver is received it will be considered on its own merits, according to the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 13 May 2019 (6 Jun 2019)

Alan Duncan: ...the issuing of passports in certain areas of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The High Representative also referred to the situation in Sudan and to the US decision to discontinue the waiver on Title 3 of the Helms-Burton Act. Libya UNSG Special Representative for Libya Ghassan Salamé joined Ministers for an exchange of views on possible next steps to avoid further escalation in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (5 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: ...to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which can be found on gov.uk). Waivers are only granted in limited circumstances including where the recovery of an overpayment is causing substantial financial and/or medical hardship and clear supporting evidence of this is...

Parliament: Freedom of Speech and the Rule of Law - Motion to Take Note (23 May 2019)

Lord Lisvane: ...in resolutions of the two Houses, which prohibits reference to active proceedings in the courts, subject to the right of Parliament to legislate on any matter and with the possibility of a waiver if, in the judgment of either presiding officer, this is justified. I should note in passing, as this was something that much occupied me in my former life, that the sub judice resolutions in...

Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (13 May 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...such great hope.”—[Official Report, House of Lords, 25 January 2018; Vol. 788, c. 1170.] That hope was an inspiration to us all. We will rise to the challenge that she left us. We must not waiver in that task. I commend this statement to the House.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Fees and Charges (10 May 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...impact assessment when proposing fees levels and increases; and what is their response to the Chief Inspector’s recommendation that they include consideration of extending eligibility for fee waivers, including for all child Leave to Remain and nationality applications, in a full review of the fee waiver process.


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