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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Food Banks (26 Oct 2017)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 3 February 2017 to Question 62617, on food poverty, whether the usage of food banks has changed in places where universal credit has been rolled out; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (26 Oct 2017)

Jim McMahon: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse to date of the IT system supporting universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (26 Oct 2017)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 October 2017 to Question 108338, on universal credit, what information his Department holds on split payments for universal credit.

Universal Credit (26 Oct 2017)

Universal Credit

Social Care: Supported Housing (25 Oct 2017)

Debbie Abrahams: ...the inadequacy of current provision. When the Government finally publish their statement on the new approach to supported housing next week, I hope that they will recognise the design flaws in universal credit, which make it totally incompatible with the needs of people who are reliant on supported housing. I am pleased that the Government are bringing to an end the uncertainty about...

Social Care (25 Oct 2017)

Jo Platt: ...largely through efficiency and transformational programmes to reduce costs while maintaining and, in some cases, improving standards. However, the Government’s proposed supported housing cap, the universal credit roll-out and the living wage obligation all limit severely the services that local authorities can provide. What we have seen from this Government is an attack from all angles...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Telephone Services (25 Oct 2017)

Stephen Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average duration of a phone call was to the universal credit helpline in each of the last three months.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Greater Manchester (25 Oct 2017)

Jim McMahon: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, (a) how many claimants are currently in receipt of universal credit and (b) what estimate he has made of the number of such claimants once the roll-out of universal credit has been completed in each of the 10 local authority areas in Greater Manchester.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Angus (25 Oct 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...the youth claimant count in Angus has fallen by 40% since 2010. As planned, we have also introduced the Youth Obligation to provide intensive support for 18-21 year olds making a new claim to Universal Credit full service from April 2017. We are rolling out the Youth Obligation in line with the roll-out schedule for Universal Credit full service across Scotland, therefore, young...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Lone Parents (25 Oct 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what additional support is being offered to single parent families applying for universal credit whose children are at risk of falling into poverty.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Glasgow East (25 Oct 2017)

David Linden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the longest length of time in days is that a universal credit applicant has waited for their initial payment in Glasgow East constituency to date.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (25 Oct 2017)

David Linden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an estimate of the number of full-time equivalent work coaches who will be based at Shettleston Jobcentre when universal credit is rolled out in Glasgow East constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services (25 Oct 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: ...for Work and Pensions (DWP) position is that all calls should be free to our 0800 numbers to apply for benefit, including the following: 0800 731 7898 State Pension, 0800 991 234 Pension Credit, 0800 055 6688 Jobseekers’ Allowance (JSA), Income Support (IS), & Employment Support Allowance (ESA) 0800 917 2222 Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The Department uses 0345 telephone...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Private Rented Housing (25 Oct 2017)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to increase access to Managed Payment to Landlord Alternative Payment Arrangements for private tenants who have difficulty budgeting on a monthly basis.

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (25 Oct 2017)

Jeremy Corbyn: I join the Prime Minister in wishing the rugby league team all the very best in the competition. I hope they win it. Last week, the House voted 299 to zero to pause the roll-out of universal credit. Will the Prime Minister respect the will of the House?

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (24 Oct 2017)

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope: ...destitution, particularly in relation to three very normal things. Their electricity is being cut off; they are being evicted, because their rent is not being kept up, and there is the dimension of universal credit implementation in relation to that in the short term; and there is food poverty. In these three circumstances we are seeing for the first time in this country, certainly in my...

Smart Meters Bill (24 Oct 2017)

Alan Brown: I understand the hon. Gentleman’s point, and I thank him for it. It is a bit like saying that the long-drawn-out introduction of universal credit is good, when the roll-out was a shambles. It is not enough to say, well, this roll-out is a shambles but that is good because better technology is coming further down the line.

Universal Credit Roll-Out (24 Oct 2017)

Debbie Abrahams: ...to be refusing to act on the will of the House as expressed in last week’s vote. This important constitutional debate is, however, little relief for those living in areas about to be placed under universal credit full service. They face the debt arrears and possible eviction that have occurred elsewhere. In my opening remarks, I made clear the areas on which Labour wishes to see...

Local Authority Funeral Charges — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (24 Oct 2017)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...I will refer to her again later. The rising cost of funerals has left a huge number of families trapped in a state of funeral poverty, which manifests itself both financially and emotionally, with University of Bath research identifying depression, anxiety and insomnia as funeral poverty’s common associates. It is no wonder, therefore, that funeral services were the most common item for...


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