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Alok Sharma

Conservative MP, Reading West , 6 May 2010 –


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Finance (No. 3) Bill (12 Nov 2018)

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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The taper is the rate at which Universal Credit is reduced to take account of earnings. It is specifically for in work claimants and linked to earnings to incentivise work, and those in work to earn more. Universal Credit has a single taper of 63 per cent so payments reduce in a transparent and predictable way as earnings increase. Universal Credit is a means tested benefit, and income other...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Written statement HCWS745 on 7 June 2018 , which preceded the Court judgment of 14 June, set out our plans to make provision for claimants already in receipt of Universal Credit, to receive a Severe Disability Premium backdated. The ‘Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Amendment Regulations 2018’, which contain these provisions, were laid in Parliament on 5 November 2018 and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Department for Work and Pensions has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Department for Work and Pensions has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: As announced at Autumn Budget 2018, payment of Income Support and the income related elements of Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseeker’s Allowance will continue for two weeks after a claim for Universal Credit has been made, effective from July 2020, benefitting 1.1 million households. Claimants will therefore receive one two week run-on payment when being migrated to Universal...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: I refer the hon Member to question 151086 anwered on 12 June 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: My officials regularly meet with trade union representatives to discuss areas of concerns that staff may have.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Telephone Services (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Data can be extracted from the Universal Credit Full Service system to establish the average number of calls per day and the average duration. We have no plans to collect or publish this data routinely given the costs involved in maintaining it to official statistics standards.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Telephone Services (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: We currently have 400 colleagues assigned to Universal Credit national tier telephony. We retain the flexibility to adjust the number of colleagues working on some of the core functions within Universal Credit to accommodate fluctuations in demand and the number of colleagues deployed to National Tier telephony will vary month on month as required.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (12 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Department for Work and Pensions has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Young People (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The level of unemployment for people aged 16-24 in the quarter March-May 2010 was 939,000. This contrasts with the quarter March-May 2018 where the corresponding figure was 524,000. In the most recent data (June-August 2018) shows that youth unemployment is at a record low of 464,000 – down by over 50% (475,000) since the 2010 election. These statistics are from the ONS Labour Force...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The level of unemployment in the quarter March-May 2010 was 2,508,000. This contrasts with the quarter March-May 2018 where the figure was 1,411,000 which was a decrease of over 40%. These statistics are from the ONS Labour Force Survey and the data is collected quarterly, so the data for May alone is not held. As with all survey data, the statistics are subject to a degree of uncertainty.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Suffolk (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Labour market data at a local level is collected using the ONS Annual Population Survey. Statistics on youth unemployment for Suffolk are unavailable or unreliable due to small sample sizes. Youth unemployment in the East of England was 199,000 in the quarter March-May 2010, compared to 111,000 in the quarter March-May 2018. This was a decrease by over 40%.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Suffolk (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The level of unemployment in Suffolk for the year July 2009-June 2010 was 24,100, while for the year July 2017-June 2018 it was 13,600. This was a decrease of over 40%. The data is collated annually so data for May alone is not held. The data is from the ONS: Annual Population Survey. The sample sizes for this data are very small and so there is uncertainty around the reliability and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: To ensure that legacy claimants move safely onto Universal Credit, we are working closely with our stakeholders to design how we identify and support those claimants who will need extra help with the managed migration process. Managed migration will begin in July 2019 with a period of careful and robust testing at small scale to enable us to optimise our delivery approach for all claimants.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland have committed to providing coverage across England, Wales and Scotland

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Postcode information for Universal Credit claimants is collected as part of the process of making their Universal Credit claim. However, postcode information for advances requested in person or by telephone is not available as only advances which are paid are recorded. For these awarded advances the postcode information is available. For advances requested online, this information is recorded...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Veterans: Unemployment (9 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. We have a network of Armed Forces Champions in each Jobcentre Plus district who support work coaches in understanding the range of support available to service leavers and ensure they are actively signposted to appropriate organisations. Our National Employer and Partnership Team also...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Written Questions (8 Nov 2018)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 06 November 2018 This information is publically available on the parliamentary website: https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-ques tions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/ A search conducted on the website for the time period 6 November 2015 to 6 November 2018 for answered written questions about Universal Credit that contain...


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