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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (30 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: Officials from this Department engaged with the British Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners on the development of the revised ESA65B letter via regular meetings that DWP holds with both organisations, during which their agreement on the final wording was obtained. No other external stakeholders were consulted on the development of the revised ESA65B letter.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Motability (25 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The Motability Scheme is open to anyone, including those who have reached state pension age, who qualifies for higher rate mobility component for Disability Living Allowance, the enhanced rate of the mobility component for Personal Independence Payment, Armed Forces Independence Payment or War Pensioners Mobility Supplement. Where claimants have an existing entitlement to a qualifying...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Wheelchairs (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: Access to Work grants are provided solely on the basis of addressing extra disability related costs of working, beyond those which employers have a statutory duty to meet as ‘reasonable adjustments’ under the Equality Act 2010. Access to Work launched in 1994. It is a longstanding practice of the scheme that where there is a ‘social and domestic’ benefit from a piece...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Detergents: Labelling (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The direct acting European Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures – the CLP Regulation - and Regulation (EC) No. 648/2004 on detergents - the Detergents Regulation – both require information on hazards and safe use to be displayed on the labels of domestic cleaning products that are imported into the UK. The CLP...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The law does not set a time limit for notifying decisions, be they in relation to claims or applications for mandatory reconsideration. However, decision makers recognise the need to ensure that all decisions are notified without delay. Indeed, usually decision letters are generated automatically and sent immediately once the decision itself has been made.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Motor Neurone Disease (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: Entitlement to Employment and Support Allowance is based on a how a person’s health condition affects their functional capability to work. This means that we do not make exemptions from the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) process based solely on medical conditions. Since 29 September 2017, those placed in ESA’s Support Group and the UC equivalent who have the most severe and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. However, latest data on median clearance times from registration to DWP decision up until 31st January 2018 can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independen ce-payment-april-2013-to-january-2018.The next quarterly release is due to be published on 12th June...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (24 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The value to beneficiaries is outlined in ‘An update to the equality analysis for the 'Future of Access to Work, May 2015', published 9 May 2018. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-of-access- to-work-an-update-to-the-may-2015-equality-analysis/an-updat e-to-the-equality-analysis-for-the-future-of-access-to-work- may-2015

Accrington Victoria Walk-in Centre: 1. Local Government (23 May 2018)

...Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Owen Paterson Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Chris Philp Christopher Pincher Daniel...

Accrington Victoria Walk-in Centre: 2. Local Government (23 May 2018)

...Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Owen Paterson Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Chris Philp Christopher Pincher Daniel...

Accrington Victoria Walk-in Centre: 3. Local Government (23 May 2018)

...Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Owen Paterson Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Chris Philp Christopher Pincher Daniel...

Accrington Victoria Walk-in Centre: 4. Local Government (23 May 2018)

...Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Owen Paterson Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Chris Philp Christopher Pincher Daniel...

Royal Assent: NHS Outsourcing and Privatisation (23 May 2018)

...Tracy Brabin Ben Bradshaw Kevin Brennan Lyn Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burden Richard Burgon Liam Byrne Vincent Cable Ruth Cadbury Alan Campbell Ronnie Campbell Dan Carden Sarah Champion Bambos Charalambous Ann Clwyd Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Neil Coyle David Crausby Stella Creasy Jon Cruddas John Cryer Judith Cummins Alex...

Transport Secretary: East Coast Franchise (23 May 2018)

...Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burden Richard Burgon Dawn Butler Liam Byrne Vincent Cable Ruth Cadbury Lisa Cameron Alan Campbell Ronnie Campbell Dan Carden Alistair Carmichael Sarah Champion Douglas Chapman Bambos Charalambous Ann Clwyd Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan Neil Coyle David Crausby Mary Creagh Stella Creasy Jon...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (23 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: As a result of extensive engagement between Ministers, officials and a broad range of customers and stakeholders, DWP raised the limit of the cap to twice average salaries (£57,200) from with effect from April 2018. Based on recorded Access to Work spend in the 12 months prior to the drafting of the Equality Analysis, we estimate that approximately 120 transitionally protected...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (23 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: The number of claimants disallowed ESA following failure to return form ESA50 (Decision Type: WCA – Failed to return ESA50) is shown in the table below: ESA Claimants - Failed to return ESA50 2017/18 Disallowed - Failed to return ESA50 Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep 7,193 8,490 7,137 5,537 6,427 6,348 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar 5,846 5,671 4,315 6,149 4,307...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Hyperactivity: Employment (23 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: We have interpreted your questions to be about Access to Work workplace assessments. The data requested are not held centrally and to provide them would incur disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (23 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: Where someone is maintained free of charge while undergoing medical or other treatment as an in-patient in a hospital or similar institution funded by the NHS, payment of (but not entitlement to) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) ceases after 28 days. This is on the basis that the NHS is responsible for the entirety of the person’s disability-related extra costs and to pay PIP in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Cancer (22 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: Children and young people with serious or critical illnesses such as cancer are able to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) if they are aged under 16 (or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) if aged 16 and above). DLA and PIP are both tax free allowances designed to contribute to the extra costs incurred as a result of long-term health conditions and/or disabilities. Children and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: PIP: Back-payments (21 May 2018)

Sarah Newton: We understand the urgency of this matter and we remain on track to begin making the first payments in the summer. The exercise to identify claimants affected by the MH judgment will start as soon as we have made the changes to the guidance needed to implement the judgment. We are engaging with stakeholders to update the guidance and once guidance has been finalised I will further update the House.


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