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  • Carbon Monoxide: Poisoning

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what the cost to the public purse was of carbon monoxide awareness week held in December 2006; (2) what events were organised during...

  • Child Maintenance Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what discussions he has had with the (a) private and (b) voluntary sector on providing better access to information and guidance as...

  • Child Maintenance Payments (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what his assessment is of the levels of (a) delays in payments and (b) loss of child maintenance parents with care have experienced as a...

  • Consultants (2 annotations)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the five most expensive external consultancy contracts awarded by his Department were in each of the last four years; and if he will make...

  • Departmental Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much programme expenditure sponsored by his Department was spent via each of the Government offices for the regions in the most recent year...

  • Departmental Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to encourage the successful input of minicom prefix numbers into standard forms for telephone numbers on...

  • Departments: Publications

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will place in the Library copies of his Department's evaluations of media coverage since May 2005.

  • Disability Discrimination Act 2005: Prosecutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many successful prosecutions have been made under the Disability Discrimination Act 2005.

  • National Insurance Contributions: Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether years of national insurance credits or contributions prior to 2010 will be counted at their full value towards the 30-year full basic...

  • National Insurance Contributions: Rebates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what existing arrangements are for contracting and national insurance rebates to employers and employees; what arrangements for rebates will be...

  • New Deal (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what criteria are used to assess the quality of the training providers used in the New Deal programmes.

  • New Deal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of the funding received by the training providers for the New Deal programmes was spent on administration in the last period...

  • New Deal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of leavers from New Deal for Lone Parents recommenced claiming benefits within 12 months of leaving the programme in each year...

  • New Deal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions who has responsibility for monitoring the quality of New Deal programmes.

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he plans to present new proposals to assist those who have lost their occupational pension prior to the Report stage of the Pensions...

  • Pensioners: Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what the level of take-up was of housing benefit in pensioner households in each region of the UK in the last 12 months; (2) what the...

  • Pensioners: Eltham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much has been spent to tackle pensioner poverty in Eltham since 1997; and if he will make a statement.

  • Pensioners: Eltham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in Eltham received (a) state pension, (b) pension credit, (c) winter fuel payments and (d) free television licences in...

  • Pensioners: Eltham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in Eltham are entitled to receive pension credit; and how many he estimates have yet to claim it.

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate how many pensioner benefit units in 2050 will face (a) a 100 per cent. marginal rate of pension credit withdrawal if the...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will revise Figure 1(xiv) in the Pensions White Paper 'Security in Retirement: Towards a New Pension System' to show the cost of proposed...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimates he has made or received of the amount of (a) state and (b) occupational pension entitlements accrued by people aged (i) 16 to...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he plans to reinstate the link between pensions and earnings.

  • Pensions: Bankruptcy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of people who were declared bankrupt and whose pension rights were adversely affected in consequence...

  • Pensions: EC Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what legal advice he has taken on whether the proposed changes to basic pension contributory rules from April 2010 are compatible with European...

  • Public-Private Partnerships: Freedom of Information

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs on the application of freedom of information regulations to...

  • State Retirement Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the value would be of the 25p age addition to the state pension in 2006-07 if it had been uprated in line with (a) prices and (b)...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) men and (b) women in (i) Glenrothes, (ii) Scotland and (iii) the UK qualify for a full basic state pension.

  • Welfare Reform Bill

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which (a) individuals and (b) organisations (i) he and (ii) his officials have met to consult on the definition of the support group under...

  • Winter Fuel Payments: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many appeal tribunals there were on winter fuel payment application refusals in each of the last three years; and how many appeals were upheld.