Results 1–20 of 1198 for incapacity benefit

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (20 Nov 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: Data for Liverpool, Walton constituency are not available. Table 1. Families currently in receipt of one or more benefit Families in millions NorthWest England Families with 3 or more children 0.1 0.9 Source: Family Resources Survey 2015/16The figures in Table 1 are estimates derived from the Family Resources Survey. The Family Resources Survey is designed to provide...

Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Shinkwin: ...will to introduce universal credit. This is a monumental step change which is putting our welfare system on to a sustainable footing for the future. I come to this issue as someone who is a benefit claimant. In the past I have claimed incapacity benefit and I claim disability living allowance now to help meet the extra costs of my disability, so I declare a vested interest. Indeed, I...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (26 Oct 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...no work requirements; 10,000 UC claimants with planning for work conditionality and 12,900 UC claimants preparing for work (DWP statistics). In addition as of February 2017 there were 2.4 million incapacity related claimants (Employment and Support Allowance and Incapacity Benefit); 610,000 Income Support claimants and 810,000 Carer’s Allowance claimants receiving payment (DWP...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (11 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: .../employment-and-sup port-allowance-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessment From these statistics Table 1a provides outcomes of ESA initial assessments by region and Table 11 provides outcomes of Incapacity Benefit reassessment, adjusted for appeal outcome, by region and local authority. Information on all ESA outcomes by parliamentary constituency and initial and repeat claims to ESA by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Sep 2017)

Theresa May: I remind the right hon. Gentleman that we spend more than £50 billion on benefits to support disabled people and people with health conditions. As a share of GDP, our public spending on disability and incapacity is the second highest in the G7. I suggest, therefore, that he thinks again on this matter. On public sector pay, I said to the right hon. Gentleman only last week, I think, when...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (7 Sep 2017)

Dominic Raab: The table below contains the information requested up to March 2017, the latest period for which figures are available Venue Month Benefit type Number hearing clearances4 Number of adjournments5 Blackburn1 January 2016 PIP2 31 ~6 ESA3 25 ~ February 2016 PIP 17 0 ESA 27 ~ March 2016 PIP 30 ~ ESA 43 ~ April 2016 PIP 33 ~ ...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (5 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...;denotes figures that are zero or less than 50.The information is provided for Work Capability Assessment decisions made from October 2008, for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and from March 2011, for Incapacity Benefit reassessments (IBR), to December 2016; the latest data available at time of request.The outcome recorded is the final DWP Decision Maker’s decision or the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Parkinson's Disease (5 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...ill and also where the prognosis is unknown.The information is provided for Work Capability Assessment decisions made from October 2008, for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and from March 2011, for Incapacity Benefit reassessments (IBR), to December 2016; the latest data available at time of request.The outcome recorded is the final DWP Decision Maker’s decision or the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Food Banks (12 Jul 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...to link this to any particular cause. We are helping people with health conditions into employment and working to change attitudes. Since June 2016 over 750,000 people who were receiving incapacity benefits are now either preparing for or looking for work. As a safeguard for people needing more support, we have a well-established system of hardship payments, benefit advances and budgeting...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: *No heading* (5 Jul 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...into employment and working to change attitudes, introducing reforms to make sure that work always pays and that we support people into work. Since June 2016 over 750,000 of people who were receiving incapacity benefits are now either preparing for or looking for work.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Disability Living Allowance: Appeals (28 Jun 2017)

Kate Hollern: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications for incapacity benefit that were refused at mandatory consideration were (a) appealed, (b) overturned at tribunal and (c) dismissed at tribunal in (i) Blackburn constituency, (ii) local authorities in Lancashire and (iii) the UK in each year since 2011.

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.


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