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Scottish Parliament: British Sign Language (Draft National Plan) (23 Mar 2017)

Graham Simpson: ...seekers or employees who are deaf or have hearing loss. The moving on service is funded by the Big Lottery Fund Scotland and provides communication tips as well as information about the access to work programme and how to book communication support such as BSL/English interpreters. The charity’s employment advisers, who sign to a high level of BSL, support young deaf or...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Drugs: Licensing (20 Mar 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: .../applicability of proposed plans to collect data during the Early Access to Medicines Scheme period which could inform a NICE evaluation. NICE endeavours to schedule these topics into its work programme as soon as possible, so that it can produce timely guidance.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Growth Deals: Newham (20 Mar 2017)

Margot James: ...rear of the station as a publically accessible green space. The space will include a substantial new community space, and additional artist studio cabins, with construction being undertaken via a readiness to work programme that will provide training for local young people. In addition, there is a pan-London Digital Talent Programme (£5m) with outcomes expected to be delivered in east...

Backbench Business (16 Mar 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...Tory austerity. Jobcentre Plus faces considerable challenges in the immediate future. From this April, it will play a much greater role in directly providing employment support when new referrals to the Work programme cease. From the end of this year, the Work programme and Work Choice will be replaced by the Work and Health programme. Most people claiming JSA are currently asked to take...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Climate Change Plan (16 Mar 2017)

Graeme Dey: ...plan and lay a clear way for committees to scrutinise progress by means of the intended annual updates on progress, an approach that the committee very much welcomes. It is our hope that all relevant successor committees will see it as part of their work programme to look at the update reports each year. The committee, while recognising the impact of the electoral cycle, believes that in...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Department for Transport: Work Experience (15 Mar 2017)

John Hayes: ...and build confidence to apply for future vacancies which may get them back into work; the Cabinet Office Whitehall internship scheme; and working with DWP and the Job Centre, on their Movement to Work programme, targeting 16-24 year olds who are unemployed and not in education.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Work Experience (15 Mar 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department offers work placements through our recently launched Return to Work Programme to provide a bridge back to work for individuals. We also take part in the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship scheme. Individuals participating on both these schemes are paid whilst they are working in the Department. The Department provides a work experience programme for 15 - 18 year olds...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (Stigma and Discrimination in the Workplace) (15 Mar 2017)

Maureen Watt: ...£0.5 million from Comic Relief, to fund see me, which is Scotland’s national programme to end the stigma and discrimination that can be associated with mental illness. See me delivers the see me in work programme to support and enable employers in Scotland to create a mental health-friendly workplace where staff feel safe and able to talk openly about mental health and to...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Reports on Implications for Scotland) (15 Mar 2017)

Jackson Carlaw: ...clerks and officials who have served the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee. When the committee was first established after the election, we had a merry discussion about our work programme. It would be fair to say that then neither MSPs nor officials expected the turn of events that will no doubt be rehearsed throughout this debate. In consequence of that, the...

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (14 Mar 2017)

Phil Boswell: ...not want to saddle the next generation with ever increasing debts. I would suggest that he consider addressing that problem by taking a closer look at the funding allocated to the Department for Work and Pensions Work programme. Since 2011, more than £1 billion has been spent on attachment fees, job outcome payments and sustainment payments, all of which are rather nice-sounding...

Scottish Parliament: Community Jobs Scotland (9 Mar 2017)

Clare Haughey: ...project with the approach of the Department for Work and Pensions. The director of employment services at the SCVO said in 2014 that community jobs Scotland “stands in stark contrast to the failing Work Programme which is only getting 18% of people into a job” and that she was “appalled” that the Westminster Government had extended the DWP’s...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (1 Mar 2017)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: held up. I assume we would also need a whole lot of new staff to do the monitoring, or an intervention from the UN’s IAEA. On JET, I understand that the funding that comes via Euratom is guaranteed only until 2018. The new work programme has not yet been agreed, but without that funding the whole future of JET is at risk. As we have just heard, that is a great threat to a great...

PRAYERS - [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] : Liverpool City Region (Poverty) — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (1 Mar 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...that has been reflected in the testimonies of several Members this afternoon about the cases they see coming to their surgeries on a weekly basis. The 2014 independent review by Matthew Oakley of sanctions for JSA claimants on the Work programme recommended that the DWP should pilot the use of warnings and non-financial sanctions, as did the Work and Pensions Committee in 2015. The last...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (1 Mar 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...aspiration to succeed. The Government offers a wide suite of programmes and initiatives to support disabled people and people with a long term health condition to enter and return to work, including the Work Programme, Work Choice and Specialist Employability Support, which all provide specialist support for long-term unemployed people and disabled people. We also already provide...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (27 Feb 2017)

Jim Fitzpatrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has to extend the Access to Work programme to incorporate work experience and internships.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (27 Feb 2017)

Jim Fitzpatrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to extend the Access to Work programme so that disabled people have support plans in place before an employment offer.

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?

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