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Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd (16 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...Bodies, has entered Solvent Members’ Voluntary Liquidation. Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP are the liquidators and any residual asset value will be returned to the Department. The Company was previously Remploy Ltd and has been managing legacy issues following the exit of Remploy Employment Services from Government control in April 2015 as a partly employee-owned company. Since 2015,...

Scottish Parliament: Employment Support (4 Oct 2017)

Jamie Hepburn: ...the detail of the nine contracts that I am announcing today. Contract area 1 covers the city of Glasgow. The contract has been awarded to PeoplePlus Group Ltd, to be delivered in partnership with Remploy Ltd, and third sector partners Momentum Scotland and the Lennox Partnership. The estimated value of the contract is £19.1 million. Contract area 2 covers the North Lanarkshire and...

Communities and Local Government: Employment and Support Allowance (18 Apr 2017)

Hannah Bardell: ...him on bringing this serious issue to the attention of the House. Does he agree that the Government are just piling on more pernicious cuts on top of—let us not forget—the closure of Remploy a few years ago, and a missed opportunity in the industrial strategy where there is very little talk of how they will close the disability employment gap? They need to be much more...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (9 Feb 2017)

Lord Henley: ...Employer and Partnership Team, and proactive local engagement through Jobcentre Plus partnerships managers, Disability Employment Advisers and employer advisers. We are also working closely with Remploy, who operate the Mental Health Support Service, to maximise opportunities to promote the service to employers.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Disability (11 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: Expenditure for the Work Choice Programme for the years requested was £117.8m for 2014-15, of which £87.5m was paid to suppliers and £30.3m grant-in-aid to Remploy, and £124.4m for 2015-16. We previously excluded the Remploy 2014-15 figure from Work Choice expenditure figures as they were then a public sector arm’s length body, funded by grant in aid rather than...

Health and Social Care - Motion to Take Note (15 Dec 2016)

Baroness Walmsley: ..., which the CQC uses to augment its independent inspections. These are skilled workers who have personal experience of using health and social care services. They provide the patient perspective to inspectors. Sadly, since three-quarters of this programme was taken over by Remploy, the number of experts used by inspectors has fallen considerably because of serious shortcomings in the way...

Scottish Parliament: Disability Delivery Plan (8 Dec 2016)

Miles Briggs: ...minister made on apprenticeships and business start-up schemes. Good work is already being done in my region by a number of local and national third sector organisations, including the all in Edinburgh service and Remploy. Their efforts are to be commended and there are some real success stories as a result of support being provided to help disabled people to find employment and to give...

Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit (17 Nov 2016)

Natalie McGarry: ...ambitious, decent folk trapped by illness or disability. But the unfortunate truth is that the Davys of this world are not the exception. Every Member has a Davy and constituents who will be affected. We must ask ourselves why the Government choose to cut £30 a week from ESA, choose to close Remploy, choose to cut disability employment advisers by 60%, choose to abolish the...

Fit for Work Scheme - Question for Short Debate (19 Oct 2016)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester: ...with a stranger about medical matters that might be shared with an employer. This last point is also one which is likely to apply to those with a mental health problem. The workplace mental health support service run by Remploy, which was set up to help those in work with a range of mild to moderate mental health problems, is slowly becoming more accessible and better known, and is, of...

Scottish Parliament: Employment Services (Devolution) (5 Oct 2016)

John Mason: the open marketplace. I still think that there is a place for supported employment in some cases, but I accept that the main aim of our policies should be to integrate disabled people into mainstream workplaces. It was disappointing to lose many Remploy jobs and I welcome provision along the same lines in, for example, Glasgow and Falkirk. I am grateful for the opportunity to speak...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Disability (11 Jul 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...and estimated spend from 2016/17 to the end of the programme, based on the existing contracts. It should be noted that with effect from 2015/16, Work Choice provision also includes costs for the Remploy contract. It is not possible to provide information for the amount spent on supporting disabled people through the work programme as this cannot be separately identified. 2010-11...

Employment for People with Disabilities — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (5 Jul 2016)

Margaret Greenwood: ...the impact of the cut of £30 a week to the employment and support allowance work-related activity group. The hon. Member for Glasgow East (Natalie McGarry) rightly mentioned the closure of nine Remploy factories in 2013. She asked the Minister to update us on progress in providing support for former Remploy employees and pointed out that 733 of the 1,700 people who lost their jobs...

EU Membership: Economic Benefits (15 Jun 2016)

David Anderson: ...Back to the Future school system, took away the education maintenance allowance and destroyed Sure Start, or the right hon. Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Mr Duncan Smith), who destroyed Remploy, brought in the bedroom tax, gave Atos free rein, cut sick pay, cut jobseeker’s allowance and hit disabled people’s security. Others who would be on the Brexit bus include...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Scotland (15 Jun 2016)

Priti Patel: For all Work Choice providers excluding Remploy, there have been 2,070 starts in Scotland in the financial year 2013/14, 1,780 in 2014/15, and 1,210 in 2015/16.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Scotland (15 Jun 2016)

Priti Patel: For all Work Choice providers excluding Remploy, there have been 2,780 referrals in Scotland in the financial year 2013/14, 2,270 in 2014/15, and 1,510 in 2015/16.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Scotland (15 Jun 2016)

Priti Patel: For all Work Choice providers excluding Remploy, there have been 1,350 job outcomes in Scotland in the financial year 2013/14, 1,290 in 2014/15, and 700 in 2015/16.

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward: Creating a Fairer Scotland (2 Jun 2016)

Christina McKelvie: ...Group, “Child poverty is caused by a range of factors which work together and result in inadequate household resources.” Factors that contribute to insufficient income include low wages, underemployment and worklessness. Households in Scotland in which no one is in paid employment are those that are most likely to experience poverty. There are also some common barriers to work,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (9 May 2016)

Priti Patel: ...Programme Support, which includes: o New Enterprise Allowance; o English Language Requirement; o Community Work Placement.Specialist Disability Programmes, which includes: o Work Choice including Remploy (as previously shown); o Residential Training o Specialist Employability Support.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: People with Autism: Work (9 May 2016)

John Cryer: Does the Minister think that the closure of Remploy factories—every one of them—three years ago helped people with autism, and those with other disabilities, to find work?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Non-departmental Public Bodies: Pensions (4 May 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...however a small residual team of 15 staff was retained until 30 September to deal with any residual closure issues. It had previously employed 99.5 full time equivalent staff. In April 2015, the Remploy business was sold to a new company outside Government control. The majority of its employees transferred to that company and left the Remploy Pension Scheme at the time. The pension...

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