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Work and Pensions

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  • Children: Support

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of people who will be affected by the proposal in the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill, if...

  • Cost of Living: Pensioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the change in living costs for pensioners in the most recent period for which figures are available.

  • Council Tax Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the percentage of eligible (a) households and (b) pensioner households which claimed council tax benefit in each...

  • Departmental Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what checks are in place to ensure inappropriately signed print is not used in letters issued to his Department's clients with visual impairment.

  • Fire Prevention: Public Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what discussions (a) he and (b) the Health and Safety Executive have had with local authorities and the construction industry on fire...

  • Fylde

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many full-time equivalent staff (a) were employed by each of his business directorates in Fylde in each of the last four years and...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Students (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he expects the review into the rules on periods of study allowed by those on jobseekers allowance to be completed and published.

  • London Airports

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many times his Department hired VIP facilities at (a) Heathrow, (b) Gatwick, (c) Luton and (d) Stansted airports in each month since...

  • Pension Service: Swansea

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what work has been transferred from other centres to the Pension Service Centre in Swansea since 2005.

  • Pensioners: Cost of Living

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the cost of living for pensioner households in each year since 1997.

  • Pensioners: Income

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of pensioners had a net annual income of (a) up to £5,200, (b) £5,200 to £10,400, (c) £10,400 to...

  • Personal Accounts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what representations he has had from the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority on the level of charges on personal accounts.

  • Smoking

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many smoking shelters were built at each of his Department's London buildings in each of the last five years.

  • Social Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department has commissioned KPMG to undertake a feasibility study to assess options available for the reform of the system of...

  • Social Security Benefits: Overseas Residence (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the cost of (a) disability living allowance care component, (b) incapacity benefits, (c) state pension and (d) bereavement benefits...

  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what reservations the Government plans to enter against the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities prior to its ratification.