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Written Answers — Department of Health: Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments (22 Feb 2017)

David Mowat: ...pathway as a whole and the different surgical approaches, rather than only considering TAVI. Further work on this pathway is expected to take place in 2017/18 as part of the Internal Medicine Work Programme. NHS England’s policy position on Aortic Stenosis, including TAVI, is also expected to be within the scope of the national Cardiac Review, which will begin in 2017. Stakeholder...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: January Agriculture and Fisheries Council (21 Feb 2017)

George Eustice: I represented the United Kingdom at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 23 January in Brussels. Council opened with a presentation by the Maltese Presidency on their work programme for the next six months. This was followed by an update from Commissioner Hogan on the progress of EU trade talks, including a discussion of the findings of the Commission’s report on the cumulative...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Older People (20 Feb 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: Public Health England’s (PHE) older people and dementia work programme uses a range of approaches to help reduce inequalities amongst older people. These include: influencing and commissioning research evidence, publishing resources and tools to support improved commissioning by local authorities and the National Health Service, pilot programmes, collaborating with a range of third...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: (20 Feb 2017)

Andrew Bridgen: What are the Government doing to raise awareness of the Access to Work programme and the support it can offer to employers who want to make reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Industry (15 Feb 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...the geological understanding of specific areas of the UKCS, taken forward two recent offshore licensing rounds, and introduced a new “Innovate Licence” to give operators greater flexibility around their work programme.

State Pension: Working-Class Women (9 Feb 2017)

Caroline Nokes: assist those in this country who are unable to work. For those seeking work, people in receipt of working-age benefits can access a range of support from Jobcentre Plus and tailored support from the Work programme. Specifically, the evidence is clear, and we as a Government are clear, that work is the best route out of poverty. That is why this Government’s approach has been...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (9 Feb 2017)

Baroness Randerson: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to increase awareness of Access to Work among employers.

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (9 Feb 2017)

John Mason: downsize when it did not win some Department for Work and Pensions contracts a few years ago, and that suggested to me that we could perhaps do more to favour such social enterprises rather than just awarding contracts for the work programme or anything else to whatever organisation happens to come along. We are talking about organisations that have values, and from which we get a lot...

Competition and Markets Authority - Question for Short Debate (8 Feb 2017)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: noble friends Lord Stevenson and Lord Whitty pushed for a consumer panel such as that of the Financial Conduct Authority and Legal Services Board, and we were right to do so. Had there been such a panel, the issues that I have raised tonight would have been raised time and again at the CMA board. It would have heard these views at a time when it could have taken them into account in its...

Scottish Parliament: Jobcentre Plus Network (8 Feb 2017)

Ross Greer: completely powerless to act. As new social security powers are being devolved, we will be able to restrict the number of sanctions that are issued in Scotland. Work by my Green colleague Alison Johnstone has established that we can use the powers over the work programme simply to prevent information that would lead to sanctions from being passed on. That will save thousands of people in...

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill - Report (7 Feb 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...noble Baroness, Lady Finlay. I do not think it is quite fair to say that the Government did not recognise the need for action. The amendments tabled by the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, disinterred a work programme that had been put on pause in order to deal with the Bill and discovered that lots of interesting work and thinking was going on, so we have been able to bring that to the fore,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Surrogacy (7 Feb 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: ...30 years old. In view of changes across society, it is time for an independent review of the legislation, so we have asked the Law Commission to include a project about surrogacy in its proposed work programme for 2017 to 2019.

Informal European Council: Parliamentary oversight of negotiations (6 Feb 2017)

David Jones: ...require bilateral agreement. We have already indicated that that is what we are aiming at, but it takes two to tango in this regard. Amendment 78 would require the Foreign Secretary to publish a work programme for UKRep for the duration of the negotiating period. This is simply an attempt to delay notification by creating new obligations on and impediments for the Government. I turn now to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (3 Feb 2017)

Margaret Ferrier: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency, (b) Scotland and (c) the UK received support through the Access to Work scheme in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (3 Feb 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...three key objectives for improvement: autism and hidden impairment awareness training for Jobcentre Plus staff/managers; promotion of the autism/hidden impairment agenda to DWP Providers (Work Choice and Work Programme) and the promotion of the autism/hidden impairment agenda to employers through Disability Confident.

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: ECOFIN: 27 January 2017 (3 Feb 2017)

Philip Hammond: .... Current financial service legislative proposals The Council Presidency provided an update on current legislative proposals in the field of financial services. Presentation of the Presidency Work Programme The Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union presented its priorities for ECOFIN over the next six months. European Semester 2017 Ministers adopted Council Conclusions on...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: December Environment Council (3 Feb 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...UK also called for greater flexibility in the application of provisions on the circular economy and, while being supportive of the principle of reuse, highlighted the bureaucratic hurdles its inclusion in reporting could entail. AOB - Maltese Incoming Work Programme. The Presidency gave a short summary of its achievements over the last six months. Malta, as incoming Presidency, then...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Disability (25 Jan 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ..., with a range of new interventions and initiatives designed to provide support that is tailored to the individual needs of claimants. The Package will be delivered through Jobcentre Plus, including following the Work Programme with a smaller, but more focused Work and Health Programme, coupled with significant new investment in a new Health and Work Conversation for all ESA claimants...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Dense Deposit Disease: Eculizumab (25 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: ...Commissioning Clinical Panel in December 2016. The Clinical Panel concluded there was insufficient evidence to support development of a policy and, therefore, this topic will not enter the policy work programme at this stage. NHS England will liaise with the National Institute for Health Research to discuss the potential for an international clinical group to develop an international trial.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (24 Jan 2017)

Phil Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department provides employers who participate in the Work Programme with a financial subsidy for their participation.

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