Results 41–60 of 5000 for "universal credit" in the 'Written Answers' OR in the 'Written Ministerial Statements'

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: ...and Pensions, with reference to her oral contribution to the Work and Pensions Committee of 24 July 2019, how many of the 1,400 cases to have undergone interview under caution due to third-party universal credit fraud have been referred for prosecution.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, at what point during the universal credit claim process her Department checks claims for potentially fraudulent details.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Special Educational Needs (1 Oct 2019)

Justin Tomlinson: ...Capability for Work (Work Related Activity Group) or Limited Capability for Work Related Activity (Support Group), in receipt of PIP/DLA, who has moved from Employment and Support Allowance to Universal Credit following a change in circumstances, with no break in their claim will meet the criteria to receive Universal Credit. A person requiring financial support is able to claim...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (1 Oct 2019)

Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the financial effect on disabled people of the replacement of six income-related benefits with universal credit; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department has taken to prevent third-party universal credit fraud.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many administrative penalties her Department has levied on individuals who have reported they have been a victim of universal credit fraud.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in how many interviews under caution have individuals who have reported they have been a victim of universal credit fraud had a legal representative to accompany them.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (1 Oct 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many administrative penalties her Department has levied on victims of universal credit fraud who attended interviews under caution and who were accompanied by legal representatives.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (1 Oct 2019)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on reductions to deductions for claimants of universal credit in latest period for which data is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (1 Oct 2019)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of universal credit received a (a) budgeting loan and (b) deferral period in the latest period for which data is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Payments (1 Oct 2019)

Neil Gray: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the effect of ending the five week wait for the first universal credit payment on (a) levels of poverty and (b) the public purse.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty (30 Sep 2019)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: ...through work incentives are a key feature of this approach, reinforced by the National Living Wage and the rising Personal Tax Allowance, which work together to promote independence from benefits. Universal Credit, which is now reaching over 2 million households, has already shown that it is more effective in getting people into work than the legacy benefits it replaces. Nine months into a...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Glasgow (30 Sep 2019)

Will Quince: Universal Credit new claim advances provide access to a payment for those in financial need, which can be accessed urgently, until their first UC payment is due. Claimants can access up to 100% of the total expected monthly award, for which they can pay back over a period of up to 12 months. For Glasgow City local authority: In April 2019 there were 3,100 Universal Credit advances paidIn...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (30 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the information provided in the Benefit Overpayment Recovery Guide Appendix 4, that fines have a maximum deduction rate of £108.35 a month, and a minimum deduction rate of an amount equivalent to five per cent of the claimant’s UC Standard Allowance. Any other deductions being taken reduce the maximum deduction rate pound for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Universal Credit: Appeals (30 Sep 2019)

Peter Grant: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of delays in universal credit tribunal hearings on claimants seeking an appeal; and what the average waiting is for an appeal to be heard.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Healthy Start Scheme: Overpayments (9 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many parents have been assessed as having been overpaid in Healthy Start vouchers as a result of ceasing to be eligible for universal credit payments in the last 12 months for which information is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (9 Sep 2019)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the answer of 22 July 2019 to Question 278344 on universal credit: fraud, what recourse is available to people, particularly vulnerable people, who have benefited financially but who were unaware that a universal credit advance was the source of the money.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Appeals (9 Sep 2019)

Peter Grant: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit appeals are awaiting allocation of a hearing date because her Department has not yet sent an appeal response to HMCTS.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: EEA Nationals (9 Sep 2019)

Justin Tomlinson: Eligibility for income-related (means-tested) benefits, such as Universal Credit, depends on a person’s immigration status in the UK. EEA nationals who are habitually resident in the UK and have been granted settled status are eligible to access income-related benefits. Mechanisms are in place between DWP and the Home Office to verify settled status through the Habitual Residence Test Process.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claimants, who are affected by the policy to provide support for a maximum of two children, have received (a) a payment advance on their claim, (b) a budgeting advance on their claim and (c) both.


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