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Alok Sharma

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


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Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (18 Dec 2018)

Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee: Intergenerational Fairness and Provision. 11:15 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 11:25 AM) Mr Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, Department for Education Mr Iain Walsh, Director, Labour Market Strategy and International Affairs, Department for Work and Pensions (at 12:50 PM) Mr John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister, HM...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: EU Law (14 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The UK remains a member of the EU until we leave, with full rights and obligations of membership. This includes transposing EU legislation into UK law. During the time-limited implementation period, EU law will continue to apply in the UK subject to the terms set out in the Withdrawal Agreement. After the implementation period, all laws in the UK will be passed by our elected...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (14 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: This information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. Our Universal Credit Claimant Survey, published on 8 June 2018, 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. This can be accessed at:...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 12 November 2018 We recently laid the draft Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018 in Parliament. These will introduce a transitional payment to those eligible claimants who were in receipt of the Severe Disability Premium whilst on an existing benefit and who have already moved to Universal Credit. As announced in the 2018 Autumn Budget,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: It is not possible to disaggregate the spending impact of delaying managed migration. HM Treasury did publish an overall spending impact of the budget changes, which can be accessed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/752208/Budget_2018_polic y_costings_PDF.pdf.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: I refer the hon. Member to my answer to Question 139032 on 2 May 2018. Additionally, research carried out for the Department suggests that only 2 per cent of married couples and 7 per cent of cohabiting couples keep their finances completely separate, so payments into a single bank account for couples fit with how the majority of couples organise their lives.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Appeals (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: While DWP does not administer appeals, this is the responsibility of HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), DWP is initially responsible for ensuring all requests for an appeal are considered. For example, having the original decision reconsidered by a different Decision Maker (a Mandatory Reconsideration). Should the claimant subsequently appeal, on receipt of that appeal from HMCTS, DWP...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Slough (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: I refer the hon. Member to my answer to Question 196901 on 3 December 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: I refer the hon. Member to my answer the response to Question 197443 on 4 December 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Department plans to work with a large and diverse group of stakeholder organisations to ensure the widest possible range of insights are fed into the design. This group will evolve over time as we work with different stakeholders at different stages in the process.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), 6th December 2018, Brussels (13 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council met on 6th December 2018 in Brussels. The Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union, Katrina Williams, represented the UK. Two legislative proposals achieved General Approach at the Council. These were the proposed Regulation establishing a European Labour Agency and a third batch of amendments to the worker...

Deferred Division: Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (12 Dec 2018)

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Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [Lords]: Authorised court and tribunal staff: legal advice and judicial functions (12 Dec 2018)

...Jacob Rees-Mogg Laurence Robertson 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 Alec Shelbrooke Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Anna Soubry Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Bob Stewart...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: We have not made an assessment. Universal Credit targets resources towards reducing the number of workless households, by increasing the incentive for at least one member of the household to enter work. Compared to children from working families, children who grow up in workless families are almost twice as likely to not reach the expected attainment level at all stages of their education,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Greater London (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The numbers of in work families receiving tax credits are in table 1.1 of the Child and Working Tax Credits statistics: finalised annual awards - 2016 to 2017 published by HMRC which can be accessed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/720570/Main_publication_-_final_tables.xlsx Geographical breakdowns including constituency level figures are...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: North East (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: When fully rolled out, Universal Credit will support households with around £62 billion a year across the whole of Great Britain. In addition, Universal Credit covers up to 85% of childcare costs, up from 70% in the old system. The Department has made no assessment specifically in Jarrow, South Tyneside or the North East specifically. However, we continue to evaluate progress as we roll...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The Department publishes statistics on the total number of households in receipt of limited capability work entitlement – either the limited capability for work element or the limited capability for work and work related activity element. This information is available via Stat-Xplore: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/ Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The nationality and immigration status of claimants is not currently recorded on benefit payment systems. However, the Department has published statistics relating to access to income-related benefits for EEA and non-EEA migrants in the ad hoc publication “Analysis of migrants’ access to income-related benefits”, published last year and available at: ...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: South Glamorgan (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: DWP only holds this data at a national level for estimated underpayments, which can be accessed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/762141/fraud-and-error-s tats-release-2017-2018-final-estimates.pdf

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification (11 Dec 2018)

Alok Sharma: The available information on the number of individuals sanctioned by benefit (which can also be broken down by geographic area such as constituency or local authority) is published and can be accessed at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/ Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-St arted.html


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