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  • Arts: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the application of the Minimum Income Floor or In-work Conditionality under...

  • Palliative Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to work with other government departments and local service providers to support better people at the end...

  • Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what change there has been in the number of people in (a) economic poverty and (b) fuel poverty in each of the last four years.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the current time being taken to award personal independence payments.

  • Post Office Card Account

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Post Office card accounts have been (a) opened and (b) closed in each of the last 10 years.

  • Private Finance Initiative

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total private finance initiative liabilities of his Department are for the next 20 years; and if he will make a statement.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer to the hon. Member for Edinburgh East of 10 December 2012, Official Report, column 47W, on employment and support...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 July 2014 to Question 205883, what the full cost, including apportioned indirect costs, is of processing a new...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 13 October 2014 to Question 209233 for what reason the information is not available.

  • Torbay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many visits were made by Ministers of his Department to Torbay constituency in the 12 months to 14 October 2014; whom the invitation for...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what change there has been in the proportion of children living in separated families who receive regular financial support from the...

  • Welfare State: Reform

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will assess the cumulative effect of welfare policy reforms instituted since May 2010; and if he will make a statement.

  • Pension Funds

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance the Government provides to pension fund trustees on the consideration of environmental, social and governance factors as part of...

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been enrolled under automatic enrolment into workplace pensions scheme since the inception of that scheme.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people employed on a zero-hours contract have been sanctioned by Jobcentre Plus for failing to look for or secure extra work hours in...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the effect of a claimant becoming self-employed is on awards of housing benefit.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the time limit is for local authority decisions on determining reported changes of circumstances.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, under what circumstances local authorities are permitted to suspend housing benefit payments.

  • Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what arrangements his Department makes for disabled people to contact his Department by email.