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Work and Pensions

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  • Billing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many invoices were processed by his Department in the last financial year for which figures are available.

  • Child Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what alternative support is available to families when young people undertaking apprenticeships no longer qualify for child benefit.

  • Children: Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the number of additional children who would be living in households receiving below the 60 per cent median equivalised...

  • Disposable Income

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the average disposable income of (a) people with disabilities and (b) people without disabilities in each of the...

  • Employment Agencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff working in his Department are employed through agencies using the Swedish Derogation; how many staff receive less than the...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) sick leave and (b) health of staff who have returned to work as a consequence of changes to...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) in what ways the weekly signing requirement for jobseeker's allowance announced in the 2013 Budget differs from the system in place prior...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he intends to reply to the letter from the right hon. Member for Hitchen and Harpenden of 5 August 2013 on Mrs Pauline Egerton.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of reports of difficulties with the new simpler payment system for pensions and disability benefits, in particular...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the number of additional households that would be affected by the benefit cap if that cap were reduced to £20,000 per...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate his Department made of the cost of introducing universal credit by 2010; and what his most recent estimate is of (a) its cost to...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list the offices from which universal credit is paid, as of 2 September 2013.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the cost to the public purse of exempting households with a 21 to 24 year old in receipt of the standard allowance of...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to his contribution of 11 September 2012, Official Report, column 154, when he started holding weekly meetings on the IT...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on what date the new rollout plan for universal credit will be published.