Results 101–120 of 6000 for "universal credit" in the 'Written Answers' OR in the 'Written Ministerial Statements'

Written Answers — Treasury: Lone Parents: Social Security Benefits (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government is committed to supporting working families with the cost of living. We are committed to rolling out Universal Credit (UC), which is designed to make work pay. Working parents on UC are benefitting from the Budget 2018 work allowance increase, meaning they can keep up to an extra £635 of their income each year. The Government is spending almost £6 billion in 2019-20 on...

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: ...with children over the age of 11, including: Support with 20% of childcare costs for disabled children up to the age of 16 under Tax-Free Childcare. Support of up to 85% of childcare costs under Universal Credit, and up to 70% of costs under Tax Credits, for children up to the age of 16 and 15 respectively. Support of up to 85% of childcare costs for children under 15 whose parents are...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Coventry (9 Sep 2019)

Kemi Badenoch: ...government does not offer a funded early education entitlement for under 2-year-olds. For families with children under 2, the government provides support with up to 85% of childcare costs through Universal Credit and parents being given £2 for every £8 spent on childcare through Tax-Free Childcare. As of January 2019, 1,102 2-year-old children benefited from funded early years...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Disadvantaged (9 Sep 2019)

Steve McCabe: ...to the Answer of 24 July 2019 to Question 278348 on Pupils: Disadvantaged, whether he has made an assessment of trends in the level of attainment of children whose families are in receipt of universal credit.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Reporting Childcare Costs (9 Sep 2019)

Mims Davies: Today The Universal Credit (Childcare Costs and Minimum Income Floor) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 will be laid, as well as the equivalent Northern Ireland regulations. Universal Credit is the biggest change of the welfare system since it was created. It is a modern, flexible, personalised benefit reflecting the rapidly changing world of work. Up to 85% of childcare costs can be reimbursed...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care: Finance (6 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate has he made of the number of care leavers required to claim universal credit to subsidise their staying put placement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (6 Sep 2019)

Kemi Badenoch: .... We have also developed a model registration form to help schools encourage parents to sign up for free school meals. We also provide guidance to Jobcentre Plus advisers so that they can make Universal Credit recipients aware that they may also be entitled to wider benefits, including free school meals. We will continue to look at what the most effective schools do and to highlight and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (6 Sep 2019)

Kemi Badenoch: Children who have left care through a special guardianship order are eligible for pupil premium plus funding (for previously looked-after children) of £2,300. This is unrelated to eligibility for free school meals (FSMs). To be eligible to receive FSMs, a pupil or their parent must be in receipt of any one of the following listed benefits and must make a claim to the school for FSMs:Income...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Foster Care (6 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will take steps to ensure that the payment of housing benefit or the housing element of universal credit to foster carers does not adversely affect any other benefits they receive.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Support for Mortgage Interest (6 Sep 2019)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Support for Mortgage Interest loans are attached to current universal Credit claims.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (6 Sep 2019)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that universal credit claimants are aware of how assessment periods are calculated prior to application.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (6 Sep 2019)

Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the ability of universal credit claimants to access passported benefits.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disqualification (6 Sep 2019)

Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment she has made of the rate of sanctions in areas where universal credit (a) has been and (b) has not been rolled out.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (6 Sep 2019)

Paul Blomfield: ...what recent discussions she has had with the Social Security Advisory Committee on the requirement for national advice organisations to receive explicit consent from a claimant to assist with their universal credit claims.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (5 Sep 2019)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275665 on universal credit: fraud, what steps her Department is taking to close a loophole in the online application process which enables people to make an application and claim an advance using another person’s information.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fraud (5 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, over what period of time the 52 pages were shut down.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Food Supply (5 Sep 2019)

Justin Tomlinson: ...system provides a strong safety net. A system of hardship payments, benefit advances and budgeting loans will be available for eligible claimants who need them. For new claimants applying for Universal Credit (UC), new claim advances provide access to a payment for those in financial need, which can be accessed on the same day, until their first UC payment is due. We have increased work...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (5 Sep 2019)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her evidence of 24 July 2019 to the Work and Pensions Committee on increased support with upfront childcare costs, whether work coaches use the Flexible Support Fund to provide that additional support after the first month.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Habitual Residence Test: EEA Nationals (5 Sep 2019)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she made of the effectiveness of the habitual residency test for EEA nationals applying for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Appeals (5 Sep 2019)

Peter Grant: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times her Department has requested that HM Courts and Tribunals Service provide an extension to a deadline for a universal credit appeal in the last six months.


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