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  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households who are not expected to work under benefit rules will be affected by the reduction of the benefit cap to £23,000.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Cost Effectiveness (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the HM Treasury press release, Chancellor announces £4.5 billion of measures to bring down debt, published on 4 June...

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason reference on the gov.uk website to Access to Work being provided where someone needs support or adaptations beyond the...

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many housing benefit claimants have been subject to the under-occupancy penalty in each month since the introduction of that penalty in...

  • Housing Benefit: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many young people aged 18 to 21 in Wales receive housing benefit; how many such people (a) have children, (b) are disabled and (c) have...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to prioritise the protection of social security benefits when evaluating future proposals for departmental expenditure.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Cost Effectiveness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to HM Treasury's press release, Chancellor announces £4.5 billion of measures to bring down debt, published on 4 June...

  • Disability Living Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on requiring applications to renew disability living allowance for people with degenerative medical conditions; and what...

  • Disability Living Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received on requiring parents with multiple children diagnosed with the same medical condition to fill in a...

  • Disability Living Allowance: Batten Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward proposals to ensure that people diagnosed with Batten disease receive the fast track service when applying for...

  • Disability Living Allowance: Batten Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward proposals to ensure that people diagnosed with Batten disease receive the higher rate of disability living allowance...

  • Learning Disability: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure people with adult learning difficulties (a) receive appropriate support when looking for a job and (b) are...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of reducing the benefits cap to £23,000 per annum on (a) young adults, (b) pregnant women, (c)...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to ensure planned changes to entitlements to housing benefit and local housing allowance do not adversely affect (a)...

  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Scotland are not claiming what value of each benefit and pension entitlement; what proportion of each benefit and pension...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure all people entitled to benefits and not claiming those benefits are identified and assisted in claiming...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside local authority area, (c) the North East and (d)...

  • Social Security Benefits: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of lowering the overall benefit cap to £23,000 on the number of children living in a household...

  • Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to publish the recommendations from the peer reviews of deaths which occurred during benefit sanctions.

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he has taken to monitor the effect of the new pensions flexibilities.

  • Housing Benefit: Islington

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many new claims for discretionary housing payments were approved in (a) the London Borough of Islington and (b) Islington South and...

  • Housing Benefit: Islington

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of discretionary housing payment claimants in (a) the London Borough of Islington and (b) Islington South and Finsbury...

  • Housing Benefit: Islington South and Finsbury

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people were in receipt of a Discretionary Housing Payment in Islington South and Finsbury constituency in each of the last five years.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many homeless households living in temporary accommodation would be affected by the reduction of the benefit cap to £23,000 per annum...

  • State Retirement Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of rolling the value of pensioner benefits into the state pension.

  • Jobcentre Plus: Telephones

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will ensure that all jobcentres provide access to telephones for jobseekers to apply for jobs when no computer is required or the...

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the implications for his Department's policies are of the ruling in the case of Ms C and Mr W v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions...