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Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (24 Nov 2017)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...the referral units and say that they are opting for elective home education. Again, nobody can say with any accuracy how often that amounts to doing anything more than keeping them at home, if they are indeed capable of doing even that. As an aside, the nutritional effects on those children qualifying for free school meals can well be imagined in such situations. The educational status and...

UK Defence Forces - Motion to Take Note (23 Nov 2017)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...enough trained military personnel to populate it; sadly and worst of all, the morale of the personnel is declining. However, I wonder whether the Government agree with me, for on 20 July 2017 the Cabinet Office—not the Ministry of Defence—produced a statement which said: “The government has initiated work on a review of national security capabilities, in support of the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (23 Nov 2017)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, who is approved to carry out assessments for complex neurological conditions in work capability assessments.

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (6th Day) (22 Nov 2017)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...by which a data controller is required to anonymise personal data”. There may be lots of new technologies soon to be invented or already available, and it is important that the way in which this important work goes forward can be flexed as and when new technologies come forward. We think that the Information Commissioner is in the strongest position to do that. The other set of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (22 Nov 2017)

Debbie Abrahams: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been waiting over (a) 3 months, (b) 6 months, (c) 9 months and (d) 12 months from the date of submission for an employment support allowance claim for a decision on whether they will receive a Work Capability Assessment or are placed in the Support Group in the most recent period for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (22 Nov 2017)

Debbie Abrahams: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how his Department monitors waiting times for employment and support allowance claimants from their initial submission to the decision on whether they require a work capability assessment or will be placed in the support group.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (21 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November 2017 to Question 110670, on work capability assessment, when he plans to publish the document setting out his Department's recent work, its response to the consultation and its next steps.

Scottish Parliament: Suicide Prevention (21 Nov 2017)

Alison Johnstone: ...a statement on the mental health strategy and was told that self-harm would be addressed in the forthcoming suicide reduction strategy. I ask the minister to expand in her closing speech on how that work will reduce the level of self-harm that we see among young people. Providing appropriate support at an early stage is crucial. I am proud of the Scottish Young Greens, who have just...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (20 Nov 2017)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people deemed fit to work by Work Place Assessments changed status within a 12 month period in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Autism (20 Nov 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that training offered to those carrying out work capability assessments complies with statutory obligations under the Autism Act 2009.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Autism (20 Nov 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether people administering work capability assessments are required to undertake training on autism and autistic spectrum disorders; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Interserve (20 Nov 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: I can confirm all companies bidding for departmental work under CCS frameworks are subject to a full and rigorous review of their financial capability. A financial assessment of Interserve was completed prior to awarding the DWP FM Contract.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (17 Nov 2017)

Damian Hinds: The core design of Universal Credit for claimants with limited capability for work and work related activity has remained as intended since its introduction in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 and the impacts were analysed then. We continue to evaluate the policy as it is delivered. The Universal Credit Evaluation is a comprehensive and multi-dimensional programme of analysis designed to assess...

Backbench Business: World Antibiotics Awareness Week — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (16 Nov 2017)

Steve Brine: ..., which has been discussed in the House many times. The first tranche of £10 million will fund a bilateral UK-China AMR research collaboration, which we expect to open next spring. At the same time, we are working with pharmaceutical companies through the joint Government-industry working group. A number of Members have said that this cannot all be left to the public sector, and it...

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

Baroness Buscombe: ...support, tailored to the needs of the individual, is transforming lives across the country. People on universal credit have access to more tools than ever before to help them in their search for work and move into work faster than claimants under the system it replaces. We know that these reforms represent a significant change for many people and we respect that, but this Government are...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: District Councils (15 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: .... On behalf of all colleagues present in the Chamber and of myself, and particularly on behalf of my Department, I want to put on the record our absolute thanks and gratitude to all the councillors working for communities across this country. It is often a thankless task, but those individuals across the country, both men and women, representing and being very closely connected with their...

Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (15 Nov 2017)

Lord Turnbull: ...years to recoup the start-up costs from the savings made; software development was lagging behind schedule; and inadequate provision was being made for businesses with irregular or seasonal incomes, such as farmers, performers and those working in the gig economy. We were told that 53% of independent retailers still had no electronic point of sale. So it has a lot of ground to cover. When...


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