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Scottish Parliament: Higher Education Access (30 May 2017)

Shirley-Anne Somerville: .... They are working closely together, and the commissioner will draw his own conclusions about whether he wants to make any further recommendations or carry out any research on the matter within his work programme.

Scottish Parliament: Global Ransomware Incident (16 May 2017)

Shona Robison: ...controls and protections that are in place. All health boards have IT security frameworks and policies in place, but the IT environment across health boards is complex, with a mixture of legacy and new systems and technology. There is a continuing work programme in place to ensure that all systems are updated as soon as possible as developments in technology move on. I can assure...

Scottish Parliament: Disabled People (16 May 2017)

Ruth Maguire: ..., particularly for disabled people. Enable Scotland has described the cuts to employment and support allowance as “devastating”, and evidence that Inclusion Scotland submitted to the Social Security Committee set out how a disabled person on the Tories’ work programme is three times more likely to be sanctioned than to be found a job. I will just let that sink in. The...

Scottish Parliament: Forensic Examination (9 May 2017)

Michael Matheson: ...ability to be bold and ambitious in its approach. The task force will do detailed work over the coming months and we will receive regular updates on its progress. In addition, it will publish how it plans to take forward its work programme. I expect to see improvements starting to be made as that work is carried out. I do not expect health boards to wait until the task force has finished...

Scottish Parliament: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (9 May 2017)

Humza Yousaf: ...about what might happen following integration. It also heard from a number of our key partners about how those concerns are being addressed. The committee is, rightly, very interested in ensuring that the overall work programme delivers the seamless transition that is expected of it, and it recommended that six-monthly reports on the joint programme board’s progress be provided to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Musculoskeletal Disorders (26 Apr 2017)

Marie Rimmer: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the conclusion of 17 February 2017 of the Improving Lives disability employment consultation, what plans his Department has to increase awareness of the Access to Work scheme among people with musculoskeletal conditions; whether there are plans for Public Health England to publish a musculoskeletal component to the...

Criminal Finances Bill - Report (and remaining stages) (25 Apr 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...driver and a potential way of mitigating risk, and therefore plays a role in the achievement of its statutory objectives. The senior managers and certification regime is a key workstream in the FCA’s work programme on culture, as is the FCA’s focus on those aspects of remuneration policy that drive individual behaviour and culture. Noble Lords spoke about disciplinary action to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (24 Apr 2017)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department plans to take to promote the uptake of the Access to Work programme with (a) employers and (b) employees.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Accounts Commission: Leaving the EU: Value-for-money Scrutiny (20 Apr 2017)

Edward Leigh: I assure my hon. Friend that, among the many opportunities provided by Brexit, there is a chance to revise the National Audit Office’s work programme. In fact, it is determined by the Comptroller and Auditor General and is regularly revised. Taking back control and leaving the EU will be a major task for Departments, but of course some Departments will be more affected by Brexit than...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Disability (18 Apr 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...initiatives designed to provide support that is tailored to the individual needs of claimants. Plans are currently being developed for how we monitor this. We already monitor and publish Work Choice and Work Programme outcomes, the latest published Work Programme statistics are available at

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Autism (18 Apr 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Access to Work Hidden Impairments Specialist Team is able to refer people to specialist autism-specific support.

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (4 Apr 2017)

Baroness Barker: ...suitable to be scaled up but, in the words of the noble Lord, Lord Maude, become, “a permanent feature on the landscape of our nation”.—[ Official Report, 25/10/16; col. 123.] Why have the Government ignored the lessons of past failures, such as the Work Programme? The more forensic our questions, the more bluster came from the Government. But someone listened. The Public...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Military Bases (30 Mar 2017)

Mike Penning: The Intelligence and Security Committee does not comment on the details of its work programme. Where appropriate, it publishes information on visits it has undertaken in its annual reports.

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Strategy (30 Mar 2017)

Maureen Watt: As Miles Briggs will know, it is the Parliamentary Bureau, and not the Government, that determines the work programme in the chamber. The Health and Sport Committee will be able to scrutinise the strategy, which I am sure that it will want to do. I am pleased that Miles Briggs recognises that the many asks in his party’s manifesto for last year’s election have been met in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (29 Mar 2017)

Deidre Brock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to reduce the time taken under Access to Work for disabled people to receive the support packages they require; and if he will make a statement.

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...

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