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Department for Work and Pensions

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  • Private Finance Initiative

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many private finance initiative projects his Department contracted for in each year from 1997 to 2010.

  • Employment: Males

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 1 September 2014 to Question 206874, if his Department will make an assessment of the effectiveness of Men's Sheds...

  • Heating

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support his Department makes available to ensure that people with (a) Parkinson's and (b) other progressive conditions are able to...

  • Universal Credit: Barrow in Furness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Barrow and Furness constituency he expects to have transferred to universal credit by 1 January 2015.

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people whose primary medical condition was classified as difficulty in hearing received an award for (a) communication support at...

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who had no prior pension savings have been enrolled under automatic enrolment into workplace pension schemes.

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people whose primary medical condition was classified as difficulty in hearing sought reconsideration of their case from (a) a...

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people enrolled under automatic workplace pension schemes have chosen to opt out after (a) six, (b) nine and (c) 12 months.

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many users of the Access to Work scheme with each primary medical condition received reductions to their support package after a review of...

  • Access to Work Programme: Suffolk

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled people in (a) Bury St Edmunds constituency and (b) Suffolk have received new support from the Access to Work scheme to...

  • Unemployment Benefits: East of England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have made at least one claim for out-of-work benefits in (a) Bury St. Edmunds constituency, (b) Suffolk and (c) the East of...

  • Employment Services: Suffolk

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps are being taken in (a) Bury St Edmunds constituency and (b) Suffolk to support older jobseekers in using online recruitment processes.

  • Disability Living Allowance: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the (a) maximum and (b) average length of time was for processing a new claim for disability living allowance for children in (i) 2009...

  • Access to Work Programme: East of England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled people are using Access to Work support for a (a) work trial, (b) work experience opportunity under the Youth Contract, (c)...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the level of income disregard threshold for employment and support allowance will be reviewed prior to the Autumn Statement 2014.

  • Driving: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, who the decision maker is in the case of a DLA review; and what the assessment process is.

  • Older Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take further steps to provide support to people who wish to work beyond pension age.

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 28 October 2014 to Question 211684, whether the planned exemption from the three month residency test for people...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of households claiming (a) jobseeker's allowance, (b) universal credit, (c) income support, (d) the work-related activity...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent progress he has made on rectifying benefit sanctions found to have been wrongly applied.

  • Employment Schemes: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he expects to inform residential training colleges for disabled people whether their funding will be extended beyond August 2015.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many front line job centre advisers will take part in user acceptance testing of the IT systems developed to facilitate the delivery of...

  • Social Security Benefits: British Nationals Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether a conclusion has been reached on infringement proceedings generated by the European Commission against the Government of the United...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the programme management of universal credit made use of the Prince2 methodology.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what metrics will be used to determine whether the IT systems that have been developed to facilitate the delivery of universal credit roll out...

  • Housing Benefit: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many housing benefit claimants there are in each constituency in Northern Ireland.

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people subject to the under-occupancy penalty who have moved into a smaller home since the...

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have received Access to Work support in the last 12 months.

  • Employment: Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent progress his Department has made on supporting people with mental health conditions in the workplace.

  • Older Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps his Department has taken to support older workers.

  • Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of recent employment trends.