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  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to encourage Work Programme providers to work with housing associations to help tenants boost their employability.

  • Pensions Regulator

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints the Pensions Regulator has received in each year since 2010.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average time taken from an application for reconsideration of an employment and support allowance decision to a decision being made...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Oral Answer of 8 December 2014, Official Report, column 638, what progress his Department has made in raising awareness among...

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 223098, what the value is of overpayments recovered from Work Programme providers since...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proposals his Department has to measure the time between a benefit claim being made and the claimant receiving their first payment.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 13 of his Department's impact assessment of universal credit, published in December 2012, what his latest estimate...

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much the Access to Work programme has spent on British Sign Language interpreters to date.

  • Pensions Regulator

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has for reform of the Pensions Regulator.

  • Pension Protection Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has to increase the Pension Protection Fund payment cap.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he expects to reply to the letter from the right hon. Member for Birkenhead dated 20 October 2014 regarding the Government's Child...

  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many DWP sanctions there were relating to each benefit in each Scottish parliamentary constituency in 2010-11.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to share information on personal independence payment claimants between his Department and social services departments...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants he expects to return to work as a consequence of the revised benefit cap.

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons his Department and the Skills Funding Agency have not agreed a data sharing protocol with the Work Programme contractors...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received from Jobcentre Plus staff, working on Universal Credit in jobcentres where it has been rolled out, about...

  • Employment Schemes: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the withdrawal of the Youth Contract Wage Incentive Scheme on youth unemployment; and if he will...

  • Unemployment: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the increase in youth unemployment between June to August and September to November 2014.

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance his Department provides to its managers on how many days training should be made available to staff.

  • Cold Weather Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individual cold weather payments were made to recipients in the UK in winter 2013-14.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what targets his Department has is place for processing customer claims for (a) income support, (b) jobseeker's allowance, (c) employment and...

  • Unemployment: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of raising the participation age on the level of youth unemployment.

  • State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recipients of UK state pension reside in the French overseas department of (a) Guiana, (b) Martinique, (c) Guadeloupe and (d) Reunion.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received from local authorities engaged in the accelerated rollout of universal credit to their areas from...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 2 January 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester Gorton with regards to Mr Marwan...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensures that in cases where jobseeker's allowance claimants are sanctioned, local authorities suspend housing...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what criteria his Department compiled the list of people and organisations to whom his Department's consultation, Universal Credit data...