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Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (11 Dec 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...after or adopted: -children-under-5-years-of-age-january-2017. It is not possible to separately identify those who were looked after by a foster carer.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care: Day Care (11 Dec 2017)

Robert Goodwill: Foster carers play a vital role in supporting some of our most vulnerable children. It is right that foster carers receive the support they need to meet the needs of the children whom they look after. We are considering whether it is possible for children in foster care to take up the additional 15 hours in a way that promotes the best interests of the child.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The PIP2 questionnaire, “How your disability affects you”, was co-produced with the assistance of disabled people, carers and organisations supporting them. The questionnaire is designed to allow Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to tell us, in their own words, how their health condition or disability impacts them on a day-to-day basis. The questionnaire has a mixture...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Carers (11 Dec 2017)

Melanie Onn: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many kinship carers have been denied child tax credit for a baby to whom they or their partner have given birth since 6 April 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Carers (11 Dec 2017)

Melanie Onn: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the number of kinship carers who will be unable to claim child tax credit for their own baby as a result of the restriction of child tax credit to two children within the household in the financial years (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19 and (c) 2019-20.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Children: Disability (11 Dec 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: children ‘in need’ under the Children Act 1989 and may receive social care from the local authority. The Children and Families Act 2014 placed a duty on local authorities to assess whether a parent carer in their area has needs for support. A parent carer is defined as a person aged 18 or over who provides or intends to provide care for a disabled child for whom they have...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Influenza: Vaccination (11 Dec 2017)

Steve Brine: ...of a winter illness. The campaign launched on 9 October 2017 and promotes uptake of the flu vaccination to people with long term health conditions, people aged 65 years and over, pregnant women, carers and eligible children. Stay Well This Winter is a national multi-channel campaign that includes television, radio, social media, public relations and digital activity. This is supported...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Care Homes: Standards (11 Dec 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: Information and advice is fundamental to enabling people, carers and families to take control of, and make well-informed choices about, their care and support and how they fund it. The Care Act 2014 placed duties on local authorities to establish and maintain information and advice services relating to care and support for all people in its area. When appropriate, local authorities direct...

Social Care - Statement (7 Dec 2017)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: ..., will the Minister assure me that this will look at the flow through hospitals and the requirements of social care provision in an integrated way? Thirdly, while the Minister has mentioned young carers, will he specifically provide assurance that this will also look at child carers, some of whom might be at primary school age? They are often forgotten when people look at the burden on...

Women in the House of Commons — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] (7 Dec 2017)

Eddie Hughes: ...with lads as well. We need to say to them, “You need to understand that these girls sitting next to you are your equals.” That conditioning needs start early. We need to destroy the stereotype of men being the breadwinners and women the carers. That needs to be dealt with at an early age. That will lead to a better society, not just by helping us with representation but by...

Social Care (7 Dec 2017)

Barbara Keeley: system still remains at a “tipping point”. Will she now confirm that the Government will enact the will of the House and meet the funding gap? The Minister in her statement addressed the Government’s decision to include the views of carers in the upcoming Green Paper and their failure to respond to the consultation of 6,500 other carers that has already taken place....

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Females (7 Dec 2017)

Lyn Brown: ...of State for International Development, if she will make an assessment of the effect of providing support for gender equality in Syria on a) conflict resolution, and b) the role of women as carers in conflict situations.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care: West Midlands (7 Dec 2017)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to increase the number of foster carers in the West Midlands.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Child Minding: Grandparents (7 Dec 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...Sections 18(4) and 20 of the Childcare Act 2006: This long-standing position avoids creating an incentive for adults to register to become formal carers for related children they are already looking after on an informal basis.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Motor Neurone Disease (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton:, for example, reassure them or to help them during the consultation. The person chosen is at the discretion of the claimant and might be, but is not limited to, a parent, family member, friend, carer, or advocate. PIP also recognises that for the most severely disabled claimants, the award review process could seem unnecessarily intrusive. Existing PIP claimants with the most severe,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Carers (7 Dec 2017)

Neil Gray: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many responsible carers by number and age of children have been sanctioned under universal credit.

Scottish Parliament: Brain Tumour Awareness (7 Dec 2017)

Aileen Campbell: we can equip ourselves to deliver even better health and social care services in future. The cancer strategy will assist, and it will require us to work collaboratively, with contributions from people who live with cancer, carers, voluntary groups, professionals and professional organisations and, of course, our dedicated NHS staff. In memory of Mark Richardson, Moira Struthers,...

Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 - Motion to Regret (6 Dec 2017)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...? At least the full impact of its retrospective application will not be felt until after January 2019, when new claims from larger families will no longer be routed back to tax credits. Where is the fairness in regulations which say that adoptive parents or kinship carers are exempt if they adopt or take on a third or subsequent child but are not exempt if they want to have a child of...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Services (6 Dec 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will earmark funding to support the recruitment and retention of carers who provide personal homecare visits.

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