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Work and Pensions

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  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) pursuant to the answer of 23 November 2001, Official Report, column 534W, on non-state pensions, how the figures for 2000 were calculated...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his answer of 2 May 2002, Official Report, column 978W, if he will provide information on male pensioners on the same basis.

  • Pension Annuities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many replies were received in the course of the Government's consultation on pension annuities; and how many were in favour of reform.

  • Employment Agencies Act

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he plans to publish draft legislation for new regulations under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 relating to agents for the acting...

  • Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average response time was for responding to departmental correspondence; what percentage of letters took longer than one month for a...

  • Departmental Report

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when the 2002 departmental report will be published.

  • HIV

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will propose amendments to the Liability Discrimination Act 1995 to protect people with HIV from discrimination at the point of diagnosis.

  • Jobcentres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he plans to take to improve access to jobcentres in rural areas under the new deal arrangements.

  • Direct Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the (a) percentage and (b) amount of funding that (i) the Government and (ii) the banks will invest to establish the new...

  • International Social Security Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when each international reciprocal social security agreement was entered into; and what the extent of the reciprocity is in each case.

  • Maladministration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many findings there have been of maladministration by ombudsmen with responsibility for agencies under the remit of his Department since 1997.

  • Pensioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many newly qualified pensioners have lost part of their state retirement pension in each of the past five years on account of failure to...

  • Anglo-Italian Meetings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on how many occasions in the last six months (a) he and (b) his officials have met their Italian counterparts; and what subjects were discussed.

  • Incapacity Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans he has to reduce non-attendance at personal capability assessment examinations for incapacity benefit.

  • Benefit Fraud Inspectorate

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he will publish the inspection report of the Benefit Fraud Inspectorate in respect of Derby city council.