Results 1–20 of 1186 for incapacity benefit

Scottish Parliament: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (27 Apr 2017)

John Finnie: ...acts, the vulnerability of the victim and the effect of the abuse—justify a special limitation regime. Reference has also been made to some of the consequences of abuse—mental health issues, effective incapacity and post-traumatic stress. It is also important to say that all survivors are individuals and people are affected in different ways. We heard very powerful evidence...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Strategy (30 Mar 2017)

Maureen Watt: ...related to poor mental health is eradicated and where prevention and early intervention are central. We want to be a nation where mental health care is person-centred, recognising the life-changing benefits of fast, evidence-based treatment. In the past decade, mental health services have changed dramatically. There has been excellent work from the national health service, local...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Leeds (24 Mar 2017)

Oliver Heald: ...was introduced on 8 April 2013, also includes Personal Independence Payment (Reassessments). 2 Employment and Support Allowance which was rolled out from October 2008 and Employment and Support Allowance (Incapacity Benefit Reassessment) rolled out from April 2011. 3 % in Favour provides the number of appeals where the decision was found in the favour of the appellant as a percentage...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (20 Mar 2017)

Kate Hollern: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications for (a) personal independence payments, (b) employment and support allowance, (c) incapacity benefit, (d) disability living allowance and (e) disability living allowance for adults that were refused at mandatory consideration were (i) appealed, (ii) subsequently overturned at tribunal and (iii) dismissed at tribunal in (A)...

Vinovium House (8 Mar 2017)

Helen Goodman: ...old child support system wither on the vine, irrespective of the impact on the 1 million families receiving their money? The staff are extremely well respected. They were a top five office when they administered incapacity benefit. They are currently the highest performing office. They have the highest engagement score. They provide telephone cover from 8 o’clock in the morning until...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits and Pensions: Charnwood (28 Feb 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for the Charnwood constituency since 2010. Claims in payment are in the table below: Claimants for the Charnwood constituency Benefit Aug-2010 Aug-2011 Aug-2012 Aug-2013 Aug-2014 Aug-2015 Aug-2016 SP 20,910 21,110 21,480 21,640 21,890 21,960 22,020 JSA 1,170 1,300 1,210 960 550 430 230 ESA 520 580...

Criminal Finances Bill: Social Security and Pensions (21 Feb 2017)

Debbie Abrahams: I will start with some general comments on the Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2017 before turning to the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017. Clearly we support the uprating of the guaranteed minimum pension in line with prices. However, I wish to touch on issues raised in last year’s National Audit Office report on the guaranteed minimum pension and the new state...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Lancashire (14 Feb 2017)

Julie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many appeals were lodged against decisions to refuse incapacity benefit in (a) Blackburn and Darwen, (b) Burnley, (c) Hyndburn, (d) Pendle, (e) Ribble Valley and (f) Rossendale and Chorley in (i) 2011, (ii) 2012, (iii) 2013, (iv) 2014, (v) 2015 and (vi) 2016.

Scottish Parliament: Delayed Discharge (9 Feb 2017)

...cases because we often find that what appear to be, and are, exceptionally long waits are complex situations. For example, some people who wait for very long periods are subject to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, so the reason for their continuing to be in hospital is completely outwith the control of our health and social care services—they are waiting for processes...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (23 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...54 new claims made to Employment and Support Allowance at Anniesland Jobcentre in December 2016. It is worth noting that the extent to which people claiming Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits are required to attend the Jobcentre will vary depending upon the specific requirements of the benefit they receive.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (23 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: Holding answer received on 20 January 2017 The information as requested is not available. However, there are a total of 5,790 people claiming Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits in Glasgow South constituency. It is worth noting that the extent to which they are required to attend the Jobcentre will vary, depending upon the specific requirements of the benefit...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (20 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: .... However, in the month of December 2016 there were 970 people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit. This does not include people claiming Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits as the extent to which these claimants are required to attend the Jobcentre will vary, depending upon the specific requirements of the benefit they receive.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (19 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: There are a total of 1,060 people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and a total of 5,790 people claiming Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits in Glasgow South constituency. However, the extent to which they are required to attend the Jobcentre will vary, depending upon the specific requirements of the benefit they receive. The purpose of the equality analysis and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Certificates: Fees and Charges (19 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: ...for the National Health Service. Under the terms of their contract, GPs are required to provide certain medical reports or complete certain forms, such as those required to support a claim for incapacity benefit, free of charge to their registered patients. Outside of contractual requirements, GPs also provide a variety of other services which successive governments have regarded as...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (17 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...and public consultation will help us determine whether we have sufficient information to assess the impact on the 5,790 people in Glasgow South who claim Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits, as well as other people who use our services at Castlemilk and Langside Jobcentres, before any final decisions are made. It is also important for us to assess the extent to which...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (17 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...analysis as part of the detailed planning for service reconfiguration and before any final decisions are made. There are a total of 5,790 people claiming Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefits in Glasgow South who use our services to varying degrees, depending upon the type of claim they have. For example, those in the work-related activity group of Employment and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Disability (16 Jan 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: Published Official Statistics showing number of starts to Work Choice by benefit claimed at referral can be accessed via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/work-choice-statis tics-number-of-starts-and-referrals--2 These statistics show that in the 12 months to September 2016 there were 11,450 starts to Work Choice of which 6,100 were on jobseeker’s allowance...

Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill (2 Dec 2016)

Debbie Abrahams: ...Pensions Committee inquiry last year? He said that he was disappointed that the Government had not followed his initial review, which focused only on JSA claimants, and not on the very vulnerable incapacity benefit, ESA and UC claimants. He said that he was surprised and disappointed that the Government had not taken another approach to review those areas, too.

ESA and Personal Independence Payments — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (30 Nov 2016)

Penny Mordaunt: ...this debate and all hon. Members who have contributed to it. These are important services and they are at the heart of our nation’s values and its interests. Of the 2.5 million people claiming incapacity benefits, 1.3 million also claim PIP or DLA. A further million claim PIP or DLA, but not incapacity benefits. Many of these people will also access other support and state services,...

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

Debbie Abrahams: .... I again remind the Minister that the Government’s own data, which were published last year, show how vulnerable people in the group are. They are twice as likely to die as the population as a whole. That proves that incapacity benefit and ESA are good population health indicators. We hear awful language about shirkers and scroungers, but these are sick people who deserve care and...


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