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DWP Estate — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (18 Jan 2017)

Justin Tomlinson: a real opportunity to shape the future of the DWP estate so that it delivers on the core principle of a personalised and tailored approach. That is supported by employers, charities, organisations and Work programme providers. Therefore, this is a timely debate on the thrust of seizing those opportunities across the UK. As a former Minister, I saw this first hand when I visited the Shaw...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Work Experience (12 Jan 2017)

Matthew Hancock: The department participates in the Movement to Work programme which provides vocational training and work experience that helps thousands of unemployed young people, giving them the skills, training and confidence to find a job. DCMS are also an active participant in the CS Summer Diversity Internship Programme.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (12 Jan 2017)

Carol Monaghan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether a person starting their own business is required to stay on the Work Programme in order to continue to receive related benefits.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (12 Jan 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...basis is for his statement that his Department will spend an extra 330 million on employment support for employment support allowance claimants compared with current arrangements under the Work Programme and Work Choice.

Scottish Parliament: Education and Skills Organisations (Performance and Role) (12 Jan 2017)

James Dornan: .... Engagement with parents, children and young people will be crucial, too, so I will close with a general shout out to those who have something to say but who have a misconception that, before they can express a view, they need to wait to see what a committee focuses on in its work programme, or wait to be invited to contribute in a formal format. That is not how our committee works. If...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (11 Jan 2017)

Carol Monaghan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on companies that provide Work Programme services in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Programme (11 Jan 2017)

Carol Monaghan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what small business start-up grants are available to people on the Work Programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Health Outcomes: Work (9 Jan 2017)

Stephen Timms: ...takes place in April and the new Work and Health programme is in place, will the Department be spending more or less on employment support for ESA claimants than is currently the case under the Work programme and Work Choice?

Universal Credit - Question for Short Debate (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Farmer: ...had not knowingly incurred but were expected to repay. Tackling this complexity was certainly on the “to think about” if not the to-do list of the previous Labour Government. A certain David Freud was asked to review their welfare-to-work programme, and his 2007 report included a chapter floating ideas for a single working-age benefit. The concept was revisited the following...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Older Workers (20 Dec 2016)

Lord Freud: ...people, a comprehensive menu of help which includes skills provision and job search support. All claimants who are long-term unemployed can access the tailored back to work support, on offer from the Work Programme. Jobcentre Plus also introduced an Older Claimant Champion in each of its seven Jobcentre Plus Groups in April 2015. These Champions work with Work Coaches and employer-facing...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (19 Dec 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...UK intervention demonstrated the work the UK is already carrying out in this area through participation, Olympic legacy and the Sport Strategy. Other business The Maltese delegation presented information on the work programme of their incoming presidency. The French delegation presented information on reform of the European copyright framework. This was followed by the Croatian and Irish...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Increasing Educational Opportunity (19 Dec 2016)

David Burrowes: ...8221; report. Given that school links with local employers have let down the most vulnerable, in particular, may I commend to the Secretary of State the good example of Transport for London’s Steps into Work programme, which is bucking the national trend; instead of only 6% of those with learning disabilities getting into work, some 57% are doing so.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ofgem: Finance (15 Dec 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...annual budget is approved by Parliament but its main funding comes from the licence fee it is able to levy on licence holders under the Gas Act 1986 and the Electricity Act 1989. Through its Forward Work Programme, Ofgem agrees its annual licence fee (and any amendments to this) in consultation with licence holders, and publishes its cost recovery principles on its website. The basic...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council 8th December 2016 (15 Dec 2016)

Damian Hinds: ...delegation provided an update on the Special Olympics World Winter Games. The Presidency presented the outcome of conferences organised during their Presidency and the Maltese delegation presented their work programme for their Presidency. This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS361

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: EU Environment Council (15 Dec 2016)

Therese Coffey: ..., 28 - 30 November 2016). g) REFIT evaluation of the EU Ecolabel. h) European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) (30 May - 5 June 2017). i) Odour nuisance. j) Budapest Water Summit 2016 (Budapest, 28 - 30 November 2016). k) Work programme of the incoming Presidency. On 23 June, the EU referendum took place and the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Until exit...

Surrogacy - Question for Short Debate (14 Dec 2016)

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen: .... As a result—in answer to the question asked by the noble Baronesses, Lady Barker and Lady Walmsley—the Government informed the Law Commission that they fully support the commission’s proposal to include a review of surrogacy in its work programme from 2017. The Law Commission’s consultation on its work programme concluded on 31 October and referred specifically...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cosmetics: Regulation (14 Dec 2016)

Philip Dunne: February 2013 with recommendations on improving the quality of care, informing and empowering the public, and ensuring there were resolutions and redress available when interventions go wrong. A work programme was put in place, with relevant partners, to take forward the recommendations, which are now starting to come into effect to help improve standards for practitioners and the...

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] - Report (7 Dec 2016)

Baroness Barker: ...Minister with responsibility for the OCS. It is fair to say that over the past five years or so the growth of this model of commissioning of services has had a profound impact, not all of it good. The work programme is the one that we keep coming back to: in effect, the way in which services were commissioned ruled out small providers and set up unhealthy relationships between big...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Means-tested Benefits: Preston (7 Dec 2016)

Damian Hinds: This information is not currently available. We are considering our strategy for future publications of hardship statistics alongside our routine prioritisation of our statistical work programme. We have information available about our strategy for the release of Universal Credit statistics here:

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