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Work and Pensions

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  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many apprenticeships his Department offered to people aged (a) 16 to 18, (b) 19 to 21 and (c) 22 to 26 years old in each year since 2010.

  • Child Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of people claiming child benefit for children living outside the UK; and if he will...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what the outcome of the investigation undertaken by his Department into the telephone security questions asked of applicants for...

  • Flexible Support Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what criteria was used to allocate money to local authorities under the Support Fund.

  • Housing Benefit: Gwynedd

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the level of need for discretionary housing payment in Gwynedd as a result of the under-occupancy penalty.

  • Housing Benefit: Private Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people living in private rented accommodation are in receipt of housing benefit.

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the full cost to the Exchequer of reinstating the under-occupancy penalty in fiscal year 2015-16.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of a seven day wait before jobseekers can claim jobseeker's allowance on (a)...

  • Pensions: Fraud

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many non-UK-based companies are currently being investigated by the Pensions Regulator for the misappropriation of UK pension funds; and if...

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether (a) multiple sclerosis nurse specialists and (b) other nurse specialists will (i) complete factual report forms in relation to personal...

  • Redundancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many employees of the Health and Safety Executive resident in Scotland have been made redundant through compulsory redundancy schemes...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of single earner families with net annual earnings of £26,000 who are also in receipt of (a) child...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households affected by the benefit cap in the pilot areas have moved out of London since the cap was introduced.

  • Social Security Benefits: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households have had their weekly income (a) reduced and (b) reduced by over £100 in (i) Croydon, (ii) Bromley, (iii) Enfield and...

  • Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department provides services to people resident in Wales or usually resident in Wales.

  • Welsh Language

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department has a current Welsh Language scheme; when that scheme was adopted; and whether it has been reviewed since May 2011.

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what assessment he has made of the extent to which people finding jobs through the Work Programme are doing so in (a) small firms and (b)...

  • Work Programme: Ashfield

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Ashfield constituency have found employment lasting more than six months through the Work programme since its inception; how...