Work and Pensions

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  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many 16 to 24 year olds in (a) Jarrow Constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK have been employed on zero-hours...

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for how many hours an employee on a zero-hours contract has to work to be counted as employed rather than unemployed in his Department's...

  • Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the average weekly number of job applications submitted by each jobseeker in (a) Ashfield constituency, (b)...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much his Department has spent on assisting recipients of Employment and Support Allowance into work through the Work Programme since June 2011.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in the employment and support allowance work-related activity group have a prognosis of unlikely to return to work in the...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people previously in receipt of incapacity benefit have been placed in the employment and support allowance work-related activity...

  • Housing Benefit: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what level of transitional funding for housing allowance has been allocated to each London borough for the financial year (a) 2010-11, (b)...

  • Housing Benefit: Private Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the current average level of housing allowance paid to claimants in the private rented sector in each London borough is; and what the...

  • Incapacity Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he plans to publish figures on incapacity benefit reassessments and decisions by condition group.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many foreign-born nationals claimed jobseeker's allowance in each of the last five years.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the full breakdown of sanctions issued against jobseeker's allowance claimants since 2010-11 is.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Domestic Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) whether he has made an assessment of the extent to which the jobseeker's allowance domestic violence easement is applied in jobcentres in...

  • Ministers' Private Offices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how much his private ministerial office spent on sending Christmas cards in 2012; (2) which newspapers, periodicals and trade profession...

  • New Enterprise Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the answer of 31 August 2012, Official Report, column 87W, on New Enterprise Allowance, whether it remains the case that the...

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what progress has been made on the rollout of auto-enrolment pension schemes.

  • Older Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he intends to take to increase the number of people aged over 50 years old who want to return to work.

  • Security

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many departmental identity cards or passes have been reported lost or stolen by staff in his Department since May 2010.

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many posts in his Department have been relocated from London to each other region in each of the last 10 years.

  • Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the reasons are for the time taken to publish his Department's Quarterly Data Summary for the second quarter of 2012-13 and the third...

  • Start Up Loans Company

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the cost to the Exchequer of doubling the loan book of the Start up Loans Company.

  • Start Up Loans Company

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what amount his Department has spent on the Start-up Loans Company to date; and what that funding has been spent on.

  • Trussell Trust

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what agreements his Department has made with the Trussell Trust since May 2010; what the status of any such agreement is; and what discussions...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for what reason war disablement pension is disregarded under universal credit; and if he will make a statement.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what assessment he has made of the resource requirements of any introduction of Jobcentre Plus interviews for universal credit claimants...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proposals his Department has made for sanctions under universal credit for claimants who are deemed to be earning too little; and if he...

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people with a progressive condition are being placed on the Work programme; and what the success rate for placing these claimants back...