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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (30 Jan 2019)

Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: youth obligation. 9:30 am; Other
Witnesses: Mark Gale, Policy and Campaigns Manager, Young Women’s Trust Abigail Gill, Policy and Research Manager, Centrepoint Denise Hatton, Chief Executive, YMCA England Richard Rigby, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, The Prince’s Trust Stephen Evans, Chief Executive, Learning and Work Institute Elizabeth Taylor, Interim Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association Samantha Windett,...

Mental Health: Assessment — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)

Sarah Newton: ...are absolutely right: I am utterly determined to make sure that we improve the system by which we assess people for employment and support allowance, the personal independence payment and of course universal credit. I am just as ambitious as everybody else in the room to ensure that we treat everyone in society with respect and dignity, and really promote their human rights. On independent...

Water Industry — [James Gray in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)

Gareth Thomas: ...very high, at an average of £200 million a year per company, and £2 billion a year in total. Over the past 30 years, at least £48 billion has gone directly to shareholders. Analysis by Greenwich University suggests that the more than 40% increase in household bills in that time was driven mainly by the need to finance growing interest payments on debt—a point that the trade union...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018 (22 Jan 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has to amend the Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018 after the conclusion of the 2019 test pilot.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (22 Jan 2019)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to Autumn Budget 2018, whether the Department has plans to bring forward the two week run-on of legacy benefits for the universal credit managed migration pilot.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (22 Jan 2019)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason under universal credit (a) statutory maternity pay is classed as earnings and subject to partial disregard and (b) maternity allowance is classed as income with the full payment taken into account.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Universal Credit (22 Jan 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O'Shaughnessy on 20 December 2018 (HL12362), how they plan to ensure that Universal Credit claimants who meet the criteria for free prescriptions know that they should tick box ‘K’ for income-based jobseekers allowance.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty (22 Jan 2019)

Baroness Buscombe: ...costs) if both parents work full-time. Also, the majority of those in-work poverty are those with part-time work only, single earner couples, or those in full-time self-employment. Finally, Universal Credit helps by incentivising the entry into work, offering smooth incentives to increase hours, and setting a general expectation that lone parents and partners should work (if not caring for...

Poverty: Metrics - Question for Short Debate (21 Jan 2019)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...data on the FRS. As we have heard from a number of noble Lords, its metric of total resources available is proposed to include all sources of post-tax earnings and income, including benefit and tax credit income, liquid assets available for immediate use—I can see that there may be some difficulties with those at the margins—deductions for family-specific recurring costs such as...

Leaving the EU (21 Jan 2019)

Alison Thewliss: ...continue to access in-country benefits and services on roughly the same terms as now. Is she aware that my constituents and many of those of my hon. Friends have been finding it difficult to access universal credit on the basis that they have not been here long enough? Will she look into this, because it seems that EU citizens are already being denied their rights? It is a new hostile...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: EU Settlement Scheme (21 Jan 2019)

Alison Thewliss: I have received a worrying pattern of news about EU citizens in my constituency being denied universal credit because they are deemed not to have the right to reside. This is happening despite the Department for Work and Pensions having access to work history records and other evidence to the contrary. Is this an example of the hostile environment extending to EU citizens before Brexit has...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Bristol South (21 Jan 2019)

Karin Smyth: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many UC50 forms were issued by her Department to residents of Bristol South constituency in each month from June to November 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (21 Jan 2019)

Marsha de Cordova: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 11 January 2019 to Question 206466 on Universal Credit: Disability, what estimate she has made of the cost of providing information on how many people in receipt of the severe disability premium have been naturally migrated onto universal credit since 7 June 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Jan 2019)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department has taken to assess the number of eligible applicants who do not complete their application for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Jan 2019)

Kate Hollern: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of forthcoming changes to universal credit entitlement for mixed-aged couples on their level of income.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest (21 Jan 2019)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2019 to Question 207224 on Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest, what assessment he has made of the effect of the zero-earning rule on incentivising people to move into work.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest (21 Jan 2019)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2019 to Question 207224 on Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest, what the policy objective is of Support for Mortgage Interest.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Jan 2019)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the (1) percentage, and (2) number of Universal Credit claims that have not been paid in full within five weeks.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Jan 2019)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many, and what percentage of, Universal Credit claimants are on alternative payments arrangements.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Jan 2019)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: To ask Her Majesty's Government how are the salaries of employees on Universal Credit who are paid twice within a month, in particular over the Christmas period, being treated for the purposes of benefits payments; and what steps are being taken to prevent such employees being disadvantaged.


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