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  • Atos

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what information his Department holds on the average length of time for Atos to process applications for employment and support allowance; what...

  • Atos

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the Atos complaints process; what the name and remit is of the body to which complaints are directed when they...

  • Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he plans to collect data for the Work programme on the number of different jobs taken by participants in order to achieve the weeks in...

  • Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he will publish job outcome data for the Work programme in autumn 2012 as (a) time-series cohorts and (b) percentages of total attachments.

  • Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to ensure that primary contractors under the Work programme are engaging with third sector organisations...

  • Employment Schemes: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he plans to take to ensure that the Work Programme achieves equitable outcomes for black and minority ethnic participants.

  • Employment Schemes: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of contracts under the Work programme in Scotland has been awarded to voluntary organisations since the inception of the programme.

  • Health and Safety Executive: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the potential effect of funding changes for the Health and Safety Executive on the number of workplace...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households claiming housing benefit have at least one person in employment.

  • Housing Benefit: Warrington

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Warrington who are in receipt of housing benefit are carers.

  • Industrial Diseases: Lupus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what discussions he has had on the inclusion of lupus within the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations 1985.

  • Industrial Diseases: Mitochondrial Dysfunction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recourse is open to employees who have developed mitochondrial dysfunction as a result of industrial employment carried out prior to the...

  • Industrial Diseases: Mitochondrial Dysfunction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what support his Department provides to former workers with medium density fibreboard who go on to develop (a) mitochondrial dysfunction and...

  • New Enterprise Allowance: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he has taken to ensure that the new enterprise allowance attracts black or minority ethnic participants; and how he plans to monitor...

  • New Enterprise Allowance: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many of the successful applicants for the new enterprise allowance are of black or minority ethnic origin.

  • Pensioners: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many female pensioners there are in each (a) region, (b) county and (c) parliamentary constituency.

  • Pensioners: Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to inform pensioners of the support and benefits available to them; and if he will make a statement.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the economic effect of reducing access to Motability vehicles through the rollout of personal independence payments.

  • Publications

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) publications, (b) consultation documents and (c) circulars have been issued by his Department since May 2010; and what the title...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the saving to his Department of preventing the payment of non-contributory benefits to people not resident in the UK.

  • Social Security Benefits: Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for what reason his Department's Services and Benefits Online service is only accessible using proprietary Microsoft software and not using...

  • Social Security Benefits: School Leaving

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the annual cost of school leavers going straight on to benefits was in each of the last five years.

  • Timber: Health Hazards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment his Department has made of any relationship between intensive occupational work with medium density fibreboard and...

  • Unemployment: Bradford

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he plans to take to reduce unemployment in Bradford West constituency.

  • Unemployment: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the reasons for the high level of unemployment among young black men; and what steps he proposes to take to...

  • Unemployment: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the reasons for the high level of unemployment among women of Bangladeshi and Pakistani background; and what...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether the business case for universal credit contains an estimate of the effect on total hours worked.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether direct payment of the housing element of universal credit to (a) social or council tenants and (b) private sector tenants will be...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2012, Official Report, column 794W, on universal credit, what options he is considering to ensure that...

  • Work Capability Assessment (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions who is responsible for carrying out the mystery shopper visits to Atos medical assessment centres.

  • Work Capability Assessment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many mystery shopper visits were undertaken at Atos Medical Assessment Centres in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012 to date; and at what...