Results 61–80 of 5000 for "universal credit" in the 'Written Answers' OR in the 'Written Ministerial Statements'

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

Paul Farrelly: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of trends in the number of non-UK EU citizens being refused universal credit in the last six months.

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

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the compatibility of her Department’s policy of universal credit being digital by default with her Department’s Debt Management office being contactable only by (a) fax and (b) post rather than by secure email.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Mims Davies: ...the findings in the Autumn. The department recognises that high childcare costs can be a real barrier to parents taking up employment or increasing their working hours. To help overcome this, Universal Credit is more generous than legacy benefits in the support it provides towards childcare costs, with an increased level of support for childcare costs from 70% in legacy to up to 85% in...

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

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an estimate of the number of claimants of universal credit that have fallen into (a) council tax and (b) local authority rent arrears after transitioning from legacy benefits.

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

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will place copies of Departmental documents which assess the impact of fortnightly payments of universal credit on claimants in Northern Ireland in the Library.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Rented Housing: Housing Benefit (9 Sep 2019)

Will Quince: ...), Incapacity Benefit (IB), or Severe Disablement Allowance (SDA). It is not possible to ascertain the number of disabled people in each of these households. Figures do not include claimants on Universal Credit (UC) with a removal of the spare room subsidy (RSRS) deduction, as these data are not currently available.

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

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with local authority leaders on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on the level of demand for councils’ Local Welfare Provision schemes.

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

Mims Davies: ...compared to an average cap amount of £55 for all capped households. (Source: DWP Stat Xplore portal, ‘Benefit cap average amount by family type’ table) In May 2019, 25,700 households had their Universal Credit claim capped in Great Britain, of which 89% (23,000) had dependent children. Statistics on the Universal Credit capped caseload, by number of dependent children in the...

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

Mims Davies: The table below shows the number of households in Scotland that have had their Housing Benefit or Universal Credit capped between the introduction of cap and May 2019 (‘cumulative caseload’), and latest capped caseload in May 2019 (‘point in time caseload’), for all capped households and lone parents. Benefit cap caseload in Scotland Housing Benefit Universal Credit Total...

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

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he she has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the repayment period for universal credit advance payments beyond twelve months.

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

Guy Opperman: ...overpayment is calculated based on three factors: How the overpayment occurred (through either fraud or error).Whether the claimant is in work.Whether any other deductions are applied to their Universal Credit award which might affect the amount that can be deducted. The Department understands that claimants’ individual circumstances can vary widely. If a claimant contacts the...

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

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the benefits freeze on the wellbeing of universal credit claimants.

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

Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to recalculate universal credit payments to take account of recipients who are required to make 53 rent payments in a year.

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

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the proportion of social security claimants who will receive less money once they have migrated to universal credit.

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

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what options her Department is considering to reduce the five week waiting time for universal credit claimants.

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

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit payments were subject to a deduction for council tax arrears.

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

Mike Amesbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to her oral contribution of 22 July 2019 on Universal Credit managed migration, Official Report, column 1149-1150, if she will publish the advice she received from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the use of a negative Statutory Instrument for a pilot of managed migration and payments to severely disabled people who...

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

Mike Amesbury: ...the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the use of a negative Statutory Instrument for a pilot of managed migration and payments to severely disabled people who lost out in transferring to universal credit.

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

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons her Department has decided that a 30 per cent deduction from a universal credit claimant’s standard allowance prevents those claimants from being exposed to excessive financial hardship.

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

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2019 to Question 254731 on Universal Credit, for what reason there is a difference between the number of men and women that have been unable to repay their advance within 12 monthly instalments narrows for those aged 40 years old and over.


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