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Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Loans (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: ...of integrating into UK society. They are funded by the Home Office, who make the initial decisions on applications. They are then administered and recouped by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Refugee integration loans are interest-free loans with favourable repayment terms for individuals who are over 18 and meet the following eligibility criteria:a refugee;you have humanitarian...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Young People (23 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...Coach support in finding & applying for jobs, with additional assistance available for those who have recently begun their Universal Credit claim.Youth Hubs, which bring together in one location DWP services with local support provided by youth experts. This ensures that the needs of young people are matched to services that help them tackle barriers to employment.Youth Employability...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (23 May 2024)

Paul Maynard: ...the Impact Assessment makes clear that we initially intend to use the power for Universal Credit, Employment Support Allowance, Pension Credit and Housing Benefit (passported from Pension Credit). DWP can also only exercise this power in relation to benefits for which DWP is responsible. The Third-Party Data Measure is estimated to save up to £600m by 2028/29. This was certified by the...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Horizon IT System: Convictions and Prosecutions (23 May 2024)

Lord Offord of Garvel: I can confirm that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) instructed Counsel to advise on its duty of post-conviction disclosure and that advice included a consideration of the nature of its prosecutions. The advice considered cases that had been brought before the Court of Appeal in which DWP evidence was scrutinised.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: DWP does not publish statistics on departmental response times for tribunal cases.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Bereavement Benefits (22 May 2024)

Paul Maynard: DWP provides a cross government service called Tell Us Once. The Tell Us Once service allows bereaved citizens to inform all the relevant government departments when someone dies. This is available on gov.uk. What to do after someone dies: Tell Us Once - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). Bereaved claimants who are unable to use the online service via Gov.uk can contact the DWP Bereavement Service on 0800...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Veterans: Employment (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...with local and national employers to help fill vacancies quickly, delivering recruitment days, job fairs, and work trials and more intensive employment programmes. Specifically on veterans, DWP takes its responsibilities under the Armed Forces Covenant very seriously. Veterans who need help from the department in finding work receive support from their Work Coach, who are trained to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...Unit Costs 2021-22. 2022-23. 2023-24. Mandatory Reconsiderations £113 £81 £87 Cost figures are rounded to the nearest pound. Data Source: ABM The cost figures quoted are estimated DWP level 1 operating costs, including both direct delivery staff and non-staff costs. Non-staff costs are only those costs incurred in local cost centres, relating to direct delivery staff. They...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: The full cost of a tribunal cannot be ascertained. This is because appeals are a joint process between DWP and HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS). DWP do not handle tribunals for appeals; the cost of handling appeal tribunals sits with HMCTS and we do not hold their cost information. If this information were required, we would suggest that this element of your request be submitted to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...22 (£m) 2022-23 (£m) 2023-24 (£m) Mandatory Reconsiderations £28.5 £22.8 £22.9 Cost figures are rounded to the nearest £0.1m Data Source: ABM The cost figures quoted are estimated DWP level 1 operating costs, including both direct delivery staff and non-staff costs. Non-staff costs are only those costs incurred in local cost centres, relating to direct delivery staff....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...department holds information relating to the initial appeals process and that can be provided for financial years 2021/22 to 2023/24 but would only include Direct Operating costs and not any wider DWP overheads. The costs of processing the Appeals would include the costs of DWP Presenting Officer who attend some Tribunals. The full cost of a tribunal cannot be ascertained. This is...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Bank Services (22 May 2024)

Paul Maynard: DWP has no plans to create welfare bank surveillance powers. If referring to DWP’s data gathering powers in the Data Protection Digital Information Bill the power has been assessed and is deemed to be compatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The power has been carefully assessed during the drafting process for compliance with Article 8 (respect for private...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Wales (22 May 2024)

Jo Churchill: ...with their Work Coach and the delivery of Mid Life MOTs in Jobcentres which support people to review their health, wealth and skills, with sessions delivered in Newport Jobcentre and across Wales. DWP also offers the digital MOT which is available online to help anyone who needs help to assess their finances, skills and work. In addition, Newport Jobcentre offers bespoke support for over...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (22 May 2024)

Liz Twist: ...Work and Pensions, with reference to table 3 of his Department's publication entitled Completing the move to Universal Credit: Statistics related to the move of households claiming Tax Credits and DWP Benefits to Universal Credit: data to end of March 2024, published on 14 May 2024, if he will break down this data by (a) each nation, (b) each region and (c) each local authority area in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (21 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...to ‘Clearance Type Detail’, choosing ‘Disallowed’ from the drop-down list and selecting the most recent 12 months from the ‘Month’ drop-down menu. You may also wish to filter for “DWP policy ownership” under ‘Geography’ due to the devolution of some disability benefits to Scotland. You can log in or access Stat-Xplore as a guest user and, if needed, you can access...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Veterans (21 May 2024)

Mims Davies: The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost. As part of the Armed Forces Covenant the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has initiatives which help current and former Armed Forces personnel and their families. This includes the role of the Armed Forces Champion in every Jobcentre Plus District, who provide specialist support to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Chronic Illnesses (21 May 2024)

Mims Davies: ...the consultation. They may also show discrepancies between the reported need and the actual needs of the claimant. Informal observations included in a health professional’s assessment report to DWP are considered alongside all other available evidence including evidence from professionals who may have observed the claimant more regularly to determine entitlement. As informal...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Motor Vehicles (21 May 2024)

Paul Maynard: DWP owns 3 vehicles on its fleet list. We do not hold any information as to whether vehicles were made in Britain. A copy of DWP’s Fleet List, showing vehicle manufacturers, can be provided on request.

Written Answers — Treasury: National Insurance Contributions (21 May 2024)

Nigel Huddleston: ...have/will include voluntary NICs information to promote the enhanced service.Check your State Pension Forecast enhanced service is a joint project with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). DWP also posted social media to promote the enhanced service on X, there has also been posts by ministers on other social media platforms.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Disability (20 May 2024)

Paul Maynard: DWP as part of its Policy portfolio is responsible for the administration of the Disability Confident Scheme – but this answer relates to how DWP as an employer uses and supports Disability Confident. DWP is committed to Disability Confident and back in November 2023 was re-accredited for the next three years as a Disability Confident Leader – the top-level award. In June 2023, 22% of DWP...


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