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Young People - Motion to Take Note (13 Dec 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...have transformed the support available for young people and their families. We have invested £390 million since 2014 to support local areas in implementing reforms and we continue to fund parent-carer forums. The noble Lords, Lord Adonis and Lord Haskel, asked about apprenticeships. We have reformed the system in the most fundamental way since the war but we accept that it is still...

Brexit: Health and Social Care Workforce - Question (13 Dec 2018)

Baroness Pitkeathley: My Lords, the statistics quoted by my noble friend on the Front Bench are pretty frightening, but the knock-on effects on the 6.5 million unpaid carers upon whom our health and social care system depends are even more alarming. In a recent survey, 70% of them doubted their ability to continue caring if more support, much of which comes from these care workers, is not available to them. Will...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (13 Dec 2018)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 November 2018 to Question 191917 on Carer's Allowance, whether her Department has made an estimate of the number of (a) pensioners and (b) students in full-time education who have taken on significant caring responsibilities.

Scottish Parliament: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (13 Dec 2018)

Christina McKelvie: .... It is something that schools, social workers, community education, the police, health professionals, voluntary organisations, youth groups and many others deliver on a daily basis. Parents, carers and young people themselves have a special role to play in keeping everyone safe, and I am happy to acknowledge the importance of that work and of that article. At the same time as we are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Suicide: Bereavement Counselling (12 Dec 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...traumatic events such as the suicide of a patient. The National Quality Improvement Board published ‘Learning from deaths: Guidance for NHS trusts on working with bereaved families and carers’ in July, which highlights the importance of providers addressing the needs of staff who have experienced a patient suicide as well as working compassionately with bereaved families. In...

Scottish Parliament: NHS Fife (Meetings) (12 Dec 2018)

Jeane Freeman: I chaired NHS Fife’s annual review on 3 December and discussed a number of matters with the area clinical forum, the partnership group and patients and carers. I also discussed matters concerning the board’s performance and improvement plans with the chair and chief executive. On Monday, I met the chairs of all the health boards, including NHS Fife.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government Draft Spending and Tax Plans 2019-20 (12 Dec 2018)

Derek Mackay: ...dignified social security assistance, over and above what the UK Government provides, with a total forecast expenditure of £435 million. That will include a forecast spend of £37 million for the carers allowance supplement, which will provide vital support for our carers. It will include £12.4 million for the new best start grants, which will assist low-income families with essential...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Third Reading (11 Dec 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ..., this amendment is explicit that staff of all kinds can raise concerns, as well as others with an interest in the person’s welfare, and it will support staff and others, such as families or carers, in their ability to do so. I take this opportunity to thank the noble Baronesses, Lady Finlay, Lady Thornton and Lady Barker, and the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Oxford for...

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Adult Social Care (10 Dec 2018)

Paul Blomfield: I recently met local carers, whose unpaid work for loved ones takes enormous pressures off budgets, but inadequate funding for adult social care is putting additional strains on them. Some gain support from local councils and others from local groups such as Sheffield Carers Centre, but most are invisible. What support is the Department providing to local authorities to identify carers so...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services (10 Dec 2018)

Justin Tomlinson: ...to make a claim for PIP UC For customers requiring an appointment for their UC claim Warm Home Discount For Pension Credit customers requiring help with fuel bills Package B Carers Allowance – for customers wanting a claim packDLA/AA – for customers wanting a claim packNational Benefit Fraud Helpline – taking details from citizens wanting to report suspected...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: EU Nationals (10 Dec 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: ...of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Prime Minister’s statement on the EU negotiations on 21 September 2018, whether people who derive residency rights (a) as (i) a Chen carer (ii) an Ibrahim child (iii) a Teixeira child (iv) an Ibrahim carer (v) a Teixeira carer and (b) under the Surinder Singh route will have their rights protected in the event that the UK leaves the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care (10 Dec 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...on the number of children who ceased to be looked-after in a foster placement on their 18th birthday who were eligible for care leaver support and were still living with their former foster carer (‘staying put’) at age 19 and 20 are published in table F2 of the statistical publication: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-aft...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Overpayments (6 Dec 2018)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cases of overpayment of Carers Allowance have been taken to court in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Overpayments (6 Dec 2018)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cases of overpayment of Carers Allowance her Department is pursuing; and of those cases how many relate to (a) 51 or fewer, (b) 52 to 103, (c) 104 to 155, (d) 156 to 207, (e) 208 to 259, (f) 260 to 311, (g) 312 to 363 and (h) 364 or more weeks of overpayment.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Bullying (6 Dec 2018)

Nick Gibb: ...report incidents of bullying the department uses evidence from surveys as an indicator of the prevalence of bullying. This includes the Department’s omnibus survey of pupils and their parents/carers. The latest report (September 2018[1]) shows an overall reduction in reports of bullying compared to the previous year, with 37% of pupils surveyed reporting being a victim of bullying at...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Overpayments (6 Dec 2018)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much has been charged in penalties for overpayment of carers allowance in each of the last five years.

Scottish Parliament: Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (6 Dec 2018)

Alex Rowley: ...when other parts of the workforce get more decent pay, have decent terms and conditions and have job security? What does the workforce of the NHS look like moving into 2020? Should all those social carers be part of the health service or are we going to allow the modern health service to be split, with a private sector provision that pays lower wages and has poorer terms and conditions? We...

Immigration (Time Limit on Detention): [2nd Allotted Day] (5 Dec 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ...to the UK in future, the Prime Minister’s deal offers nothing concrete on which they can plan their future lives. Thousands of my constituents are citizens of other EU countries. They work as carers and construction workers; they work for the NHS, and for the massive hospitality sector and many other bodies across both the public and the private sectors. This morning, I met my...

Southend Hospital (5 Dec 2018)

Philip Hammond: There are three answers to that: critical cases, non-critical cases and transport for patients’ families and carers. Let me start with non-emergency transfers, which at the moment are provided through patient transfer services, as my right hon. Friend knows. They are available in Southend when medical conditions are such that patients require the skills or support of staff on or after the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers (5 Dec 2018)

Bambos Charalambous: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his department has had with NHS England on improving the support available to unpaid carers in the NHS Long Term Plan.


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