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Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The information is as follows: Disability living allowance recipients with higher rate care component or higher rate mobility component As at August each year Higher care rate Higher mobility rate 2010 740,010 1,783,540 2009 710,780 1,765,610 2008 679,180 1,738,340 2007 655,000 1,712,150 2006 621,910 1,674,460 Notes: 1. Case load figures are rounded...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: There are 2,000 children in residential care (which includes children in residential special schools) of which 1,200 are in receipt of the lower rate mobility component and 800 are in receipt of the higher rate component.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Further Education (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The Department for Work and Pensions administers the mobility component of disability living allowance. This benefit is paid in respect of a person's mobility needs and is for them to meet any needs as they choose, including the additional disability related travel cost an individual may incur as a result of attending a further education course. The Department for Business, Innovation and...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Motherwell (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The information requested is not available as forecasts are not made at constituency level. The latest information available is from August 2010, which gives the average weekly amount of disability living allowance payments for Motherwell and Wishaw constituency as £75.48. Uprating is 3.1% in 2011 and the Office of Budgetary Responsibilities assumption for 2012 is that uprating will be 4.3%.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Motherwell (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: From 2013 disability living allowance for people of working age will be replaced by personal independence payment, a new, more transparent and sustainable benefit with an objective assessment of individual need. We will begin reassessing working-age individuals in receipt of DLA using the new objective assessment for personal independence payment from 2013. Until 2013, new claims to DLA and...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Motherwell (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The Chancellor announced in the emergency budget that from 2011 the Consumer Price Index (CPI) will be used to measure the growth in prices for the purposes of uprating disability living allowance and attendance allowance. We believe that the CPI is a more appropriate and stable measure of the cost of living for recipients of disability living allowance and attendance allowance than the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance: Motherwell (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The average weekly cost of paying disability living allowance in Motherwell and Wishaw constituency in 2009-10 was £549,000.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: Information on the number and proportion of employment and support allowance (ESA) claimants by Phase/Stage of claim is not available for the periods February 2009 and May 2009. Figures for Phase/Stage of claim are only available from February 2010 onwards. For your information, the February 2010 and May 2010 figures are shown in the following table. Number and proportion of employment...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: As part of The Welfare Reform Bill we intend to introduce a one-year time limit to contributory employment support allowance for those in the Work Related Activity Group. This change will be introduced in April 2012 and will have an immediate effect on people who are currently claiming contributory employment and support allowance as well as new claims. People in the Support Group will not...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Cancer (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The National Statistics datasets on employment and support allowance claimants do not contain any information about whether cancer patients are receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The information requested cannot therefore be provided. Statistics on employment and support allowance claimants by duration of claim and medical condition data are available and these are published on the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Immigrants: Wealth (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: It is generally accepted that low income is central to any poverty measurement. Definitions of low income households are set out in the annual National Statistics publication "Households Below Average Income". This reports numbers of individuals in households below or persistently below 50%, 60% and 70% of median household income both before and after deducting housing costs. One of the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Poverty (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The Department has not commissioned or undertaken analysis on the effect on social mobility of levels of poverty. Undertaking evaluation of poverty's impact on social mobility is particularly difficult because of the absence of relevant data for long periods of time-that is, over the life-cycle and/or over more than one generation.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Poverty: Children (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: Relative income poverty (households with less than 60% of the median income) is the conventional measure of child poverty used internationally. In 2009, the UK had the eleventh highest level of children in relative income poverty among members of the European Union. This Government recognise that income measures and targets do not tell the full story about the causes and consequences of...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: There is no recent record of a ministerial visit to the Worksop site. I have visited and met employees at the Acton and Coventry factories and the Coventry Employment Services branch. I will continue to visit Remploy sites and will always listen to the views of Remploy employees and all those who have a close interest in Remploy.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: Remploy have confirmed that they do not record information on the former employment of its employees. Remploy Employment Services is actively engaged with two Ministry of Defence programmes: the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), which provides support for former service personnel to find employment with mainstream employers; and the Army Recovery Capability (ARC) which supports service...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Remploy: Bassetlaw (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: Remploy as part of its five year modernisation plan is developing a social enterprise model in five sites including the Worksop factory. In Worksop, social enterprise businesses have been developed in carpentry and catering and the company will continue to explore, with the factory employees, any social enterprise opportunities in their local area. The recent voluntary redundancy exercise has...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: The information requested is provided in the following table. Claimants of working age benefits in Chatham and Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling parliamentary constituency, Tonbridge and Malling local authority and Medway-August 2010 Total Chatham and Aylesford parliamentary constituency Tonbridge and Malling parliamentary constituency Medway LA Tonbridge and Malling LA ...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (26 Apr 2011)

Maria Miller: Jobcentre Plus is committed to providing individual tailored support to customers with autistic spectrum conditions using our services. We make required reasonable adjustments, including making use of the most suitable environment or premises for conducting interviews. Where individual customers ask us to, we will work with their families an advocate or representative to facilitate access to...

Work and Pensions (5 Apr 2011)

Steve Webb: ...will be more difficult. However, I can offer her a word of reassurance. Under our current proposals, an application charge is planned only for initial application to the system, not for reassessment. The cases that she mentioned would hopefully not face such a charge. I believe that the Under-Secretary, my hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Maria Miller), is going to meet her to...

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform Bill: Clause 19 (5 Apr 2011)

Chris Grayling: .... It is something that I envisage should be administered only very lightly. It is something that the Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, my hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Maria Miller) feels very strongly about. We listened quite carefully to the arguments articulated by the previous Administration and have, for now at least, decided not to change the situation.


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