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  • Care Homes: Electrical Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of legislation covering electrical safety in care homes.

  • Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on (a) consultants, (b) temporary staff and (c) contingent labour in each of the last five years; how many...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what average number of complaints are made annually about delays in processing benefits claims in each Jobcentre Plus area.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what average time was taken to process all benefits claims made in each Jobcentre Plus area in the UK in each of the last 10 years.

  • Mesothelioma: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will place in the Library calculations of the costs used in his Department's decision to exclude people diagnosed with mesothelioma...

  • Mesothelioma: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2014 to Question 213723, if he will provide support to the applicants to the Diffuse Mesothelioma...

  • Social Security Benefits: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to take into account the particular effects of different health conditions in implementation of its...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people received (a) housing benefit but not council tax benefit, (b) council tax benefit but not housing benefit and (c) housing...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimant off-flows with a date of death recorded at the time of benefit off-flow there were in each...

  • Winter Fuel Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps =he is taking to ensure that pensioners become better aware of their right to claim winter fuel allowance.

  • Winter Fuel Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of eligible pensioners who have not claimed the winter fuel allowance in each year since May 2010.

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) women and (b) men in (i) the UK, (ii) Scotland, (iii) England, (iv) Wales and (v) Northern...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in how many live Child Support Agency cases with maintenance arrears there is an arrears charging schedule in place; and in how many such...

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of unemployed people with mental health problems who are currently on the Work Programme.

  • Funeral Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2014 to Question 216782, what steps his Department is taking to improve the administration process for...