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Alok Sharma

Conservative MP for Reading West (6 May 2010 – current)


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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (15 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: We will be running various pilots in jobcentres from Spring 2019 to actively explain and promote more frequent payments to claimants at the outset of their Universal Credit claim. The overall trial will last for four weeks, followed by a period of evaluation. This analysis will take place over a 3-month period to track the trial cohort to identify take up rates, effects on payment timeliness,...

Business of the House (Today): UK’s Withdrawal from the EU (14 Feb 2019)

...Reeves Rachel Reeves Emma Reynolds Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer Geoffrey Robinson Matt Rodda Danielle Rowley Chris Ruane Lloyd Russell-Moyle Joan Ryan Liz Saville-Roberts Naseem Shah Virendra Sharma Barry Sheerman Tommy Sheppard Paula Sherriff Gavin Shuker Tulip Siddiq Dennis Skinner Andrew Slaughter Ruth Smeeth Angela Smith Cat Smith Eleanor Smith Laura Smith Nick Smith Owen Smith Karin...

Public Bill Committee: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Q Thank you for your submission. I know that you have also talked to my officials on some of the amending SIs. I have one question on pensioners’ uprating, which you brought up. What impact do you think it would have on UK nationals? Have you talked to people extensively about potentially losing their uprating?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: EEA Nationals (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: We have not made such an assessment but we continue to monitor our policies. Within the 2016 EEA Immigration Regulations and 2013 Universal Credit Regulations, an EEA citizen who is no longer a worker or a self-employed person can retain the status of a worker whilst involuntarily unemployed. EEA citizens who are exercising a qualified right to reside, such as ‘retained worker’ status are...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Written Questions (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: I replied to the hon. member’s Question on 13 February 2019.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: The table below provides the information requested for claimants who made a declaration in August 2018 and subsequently closed their claim before receiving a payment. Month Failure to attend an initial interview Failure to attend a subsequent interview Claimant commitment not accepted Non-entitlement * (this includes claims that were withdrawn – see notes **) Aug-18 11% 1% 7%...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Universal Credit seeks to take earnings into account in a way that is fair and transparent. The amount of Universal Credit paid reflects, as closely as possible, the actual circumstances of a household each monthly assessment period, including any earnings reported by the employer during that assessment period. This includes earnings from employment that has ended which encompasses pay in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit (14 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: The Government is working to take forward the mandate from Parliament to seek legally binding changes to the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated with the EU. When these changes have been finalised, the Government will seek parliamentary approval of the Agreement. Once the Withdrawal Agreement is approved, the terms of the UK’s participation in EU agencies and programmes during the...

Deferred Division: Exiting The European Union (Intellectual Property) (13 Feb 2019)

...Laurence Robertson Gavin Robinson Mary Robinson Andrew Rosindell Douglas Ross Lee Rowley Amber Rudd David Rutley Antoinette Sandbach Paul Scully Bob Seely Andrew Selous Jim Shannon Grant Shapps Alok Sharma David Simpson Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Anna Soubry Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson...

Business of the House (Today): Securitisation Regulations 2018 (13 Feb 2019)

...Steve Reed Christina Rees Ellie Reeves Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer Matt Rodda Danielle Rowley Chris Ruane Lloyd Russell-Moyle Joan Ryan Liz Saville-Roberts Naseem Shah Virendra Sharma Barry Sheerman Tommy Sheppard Paula Sherriff Gavin Shuker Tulip Siddiq Dennis Skinner Andrew Slaughter Ruth Smeeth Angela Smith Cat Smith Eleanor Smith Laura Smith Nick Smith Owen Smith...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 11 January 2019 Our internal data shows that, of all Universal Credit Full Service awards in September 2018: (a) 7% (60,000 claims) of all Universal Credit Full Service eligible* claims had deductions at 40% of the Standard Allowance. (b) 0.6% (5,000 claims) of Universal Credit Full Service eligible claims had deductions that exceeded the normal 40%...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 12 February 2019 The Claimant Service and Experience Survey 2017-2018 covered both Universal Credit Live Service and Universal Credit Full Service and has been published on Gov.uk. It is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-claimant-serv ice-and-experience-survey-2017-to-2018

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 12 February 2019 Below are the number/proportion of Universal Credit Full Service claims by the month of closure: Closure Month Number of claims closed due to zero award As percentage of monthly caseload September 2018 9,300 1.0% October 2018 11,800 1.1% Notes: Claim closed count rounded to the nearest 100 and the percentages to nearest...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 12 February 2019 In both Live Service and Full Service, if a Universal Credit award is reduced to zero, for example as a result of increased earnings, then the Universal Credit award will end. However, on Live Service if a claimant’s Universal Credit ended because earnings had reduced their award to zero and they subsequently had a change of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: The Department’s claimant service and experience survey 2017/18 showed that 80 per cent of claimants are satisfied with Universal Credit. However, the Department is committed to ensuring that we provide the best experience possible for all claimants on Universal Credit, and is continuously learning and adapting to improve the service we offer our claimants. Since this survey concluded in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: At the start of their Universal Credit claim, not all claimants will require an initial evidence interview. If an interview is required, claimants will receive notification to book an interview via their online Universal Credit account at the start of their claim and are encouraged to make contact at the earliest opportunity. The length of the interview will depend upon the evidence to be...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Most people claiming Universal Credit will be able to access and navigate the internet, to make and maintain their Universal Credit account. Our published Universal Credit Claimant Survey found that 98 per cent of claimants did claim online, and the majority of those said they found the claim process overall to be straightforward. Universal Credit has been designed with accessibility in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: Based on our internal data for August 2018, in total 28 per cent of claims did not complete the process. Of this figure around 9 per cent of claims* were closed due to non-entitlement, for example because of capital or not passing the Habitual Residence Test. The remainder (around 18 per cent**) were closed due to non-compliance with the process, for example failure to sign a Claimant...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Feb 2019)

Alok Sharma: A claim to Universal Credit can still be made if a claimant does not have a permanent address, so this would not be a reason for a refusal. Where a claimant does not have sufficient documentary evidence to verify their identity, DWP follows a process known as a biographical security check, whereby the claimant is asked a series of security questions to validate their identity. Should the...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]: Schedule to Be Inserted as Schedule Aa1 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (12 Feb 2019)

...Laurence Robertson Gavin Robinson Mary Robinson Andrew Rosindell Douglas Ross Lee Rowley Amber Rudd David Rutley Antoinette Sandbach Paul Scully Bob Seely Andrew Selous Jim Shannon Grant Shapps Alok Sharma David Simpson Keith Simpson Chris Skidmore Angela Smith Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Anna Soubry Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson...


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