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  • Departmental Working Conditions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many employees it has on...

  • Disability Living Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he has assessed the merits of providing for exemptions from the proposed compulsory annual review of the benefits of individuals...

  • Disability Living Allowance: Care Homes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent representations he has received from charities on the withdrawal of the mobility component of disability living allowance for care...

  • Disability Living Allowance: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in (a) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency, (b) South Lanarkshire and (c) Scotland will have the mobility component of...

  • Disability Living Allowance: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in (a) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency, (b) South Lanarkshire and (c) Scotland are in receipt of the mobility...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what financial support he plans to make available for individuals who do not qualify for income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Bexley

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what proportion of employment and support allowance (ESA) claimants in the London borough of Bexley have been judged fit for work...

  • Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what types of work will be undertaken by jobseekers required to participate in the Mandatory Work Activity programme.

  • Housing Benefit: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of (a) housing benefit and (b) local housing allowance recipients in (i) South Lanarkshire and (ii) Rutherglen and Hamilton...

  • Jobcentre Plus: Birkenhead

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people the Birkenhead Jobcentre Plus actively helped into work in each of the last 12 months.

  • Jobcentre Plus: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the performance in reducing unemployment of (a) Jobcentre Plus and (b) private companies contracted by...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of jobseeker's allowance claimants aged 25 years and over are expected to have been in receipt of benefit for more than 12...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of jobseeker's allowance claimants aged 18 to 24 years are expected to have been in receipt of benefit for more than nine...

  • Motability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what recent discussions his Department has had with the operators of the Motability scheme on the removal of the mobility component of...

  • Poverty: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he expects to (a) appoint the members of the Child Poverty Commission and (b) lay before Parliament a child poverty strategy.

  • Poverty: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent steps he has taken to implement the EU strategy against poverty.

  • Remploy: Redundancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) on what date Ministers in his Department last met those leading his Department's consultation on specialist disability employment...

  • Remploy: Redundancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) on what date Ministers in his Department last met (a) Remploy, (b) trade unions and (c) officials of his Department to discuss the...

  • Retirement: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of additional workers in Scotland aged 65 years who are likely to remain in the workforce for the...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households in Dartford constituency received more than £500 per week in benefits in the latest period for which figures are available.

  • Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what targets his Department has set for the benefits reassessment trial programme in Aberdeen; and whether an interim report on its operation...

  • Social Security Benefits: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effects of the introduction of fortnightly benefit payments of disability living allowance and incapacity...

  • Social Security Benefits: Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate his Department made in the March 2010 Budget of the level of (a) caseload and (b) expenditure in respect of each of the main...

  • Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the role of local GPs in medical assessments for the purposes of determining benefit suitability.

  • State Retirement Pensions: Uprating

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of people who will receive a lower pension as a result of the decision to index pensions and benefits...

  • Unemployed People: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of unemployed disabled people in (a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland in...

  • Unemployed People: Dyslexia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the proportion of unemployed people resident in (a) Reading East constituency and (b) England who are dyslexic.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether any recipients of the childcare element of working tax credit will have a reduction in the level of their payments as a result of the...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the likely weekly change in income of families with children with savings of over £16,000 attributable to the...

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what mechanisms will be in place to ensure that the Work programme will be fully available nationally by its proposed start date.

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many companies have registered an interest in tendering for the Work programme.