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  • Child Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the powers available to the Child Support Agency to investigate the validity of declared...

  • Child Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps the Child Support Agency takes to verify declared incomes.

  • Crisis Loans: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what funding he plans to provide to the Scottish Government for crisis loans payments in (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14 and (c) 2014-15.

  • Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when his Department expects to publish the cross-Government Disability Strategy.

  • Disability: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent estimate has been made of the number of disabled children in (a) the UK and (b) England.

  • Disability: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether families with disabled children will be involved in evaluating the effects of the early roll-out of universal credit in the Greater...

  • Disability: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what modelling his Department has undertaken in relation to the effect of the introduction of universal credit on families with disabled...

  • Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Barrow and Furness of 23 January 2012, Official Report, column 1, that he would issue...

  • Employment Schemes: West Midlands

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people from (a) the West Midlands, (b) Coventry and (c) Coventry North East constituency have (i) volunteered and (ii) been required...

  • Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department has switched its (a) gas or (b) electricity supplier in any of the last 10 years.

  • Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which energy supplier supplies his Department with (a) gas and (b) electricity.

  • Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much his Department has spent on its (a) gas and (b) electricity bills in each of the last 10 years.

  • Government Procurement Card

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many procurement card holders in his Department were (a) paid off-payroll, (b) employed on a part-time basis and (c) employed as a...

  • Government Procurement Card

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on which dates his Department has published Government procurement card spending over £500 since May 2010.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions who would be subject to the under-occupancy penalty if single parents with equal custody rights each rely on housing benefit.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he proposes that the role of carers will be recognised when an under-occupancy penalty is applied to housing benefit claimants.

  • Housing Benefit: East Lothian

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent estimate he has made of the number of under-25-year-olds in receipt of housing benefit in East Lothian constituency.

  • Housing Benefit: Offenders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of (a) people managed under level 1 multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) housing...

  • Industrial Health and Safety: Legionnaires’ Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he is taking to improve enforcement of health and safety controls for legionnaires’ disease.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of jobseeker's allowance claimants returned to work within (a) 13, (b) 26 and (c) 52 weeks in each Jobcentre Plus district in...

  • Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the (a) highest, (b) median, (c) median full-time equivalent and (d) lowest full-time equivalent salary paid by (i) his Department and...

  • Pensioners: British Nationals Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many UK state pensioners living in countries where the pension is frozen claimed a temporary pension uprating to cover the period of their...

  • Poverty: EU Internal Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate his Department made of the effect that changes in the level of trade between the UK and other EU member states since (a) 1980,...

  • Retirement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans his Department has to help working people prepare for retirement.

  • Skilled Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what his Department's budget was for all skills-related activities in each of the last five years.

  • Social Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much it will cost his Department to run the social fund in each of the next three years.

  • Social Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what his policy is on the scope local councils will be given to decide how the social fund is spent.

  • Social Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when his Department plans to publish data on (a) the spending on crisis loans in 2005-06 and (b) community care grants in 2010-11.

  • Social Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much it cost his Department to set up the social fund.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions by what means recipients of universal credit will be informed of their receipts.

  • Work Capability Assessment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the audio recording of work capability assessments.