Department for Work and Pensions

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  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will develop a single and clear set of guidelines for micro-businesses who will be required to automatically enrol their...

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received on the potential risk of pensions auto-enrolment packages and products being mis-sold to micro-businesses.

  • Welfare Tax Credits: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of whether the introduction of a mandatory four-year contributory period applied to both UK and EU...

  • Universal Credit: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of EU nationals is eligible for universal credit in those areas in which that benefit is being trialled.

  • Minimum Wage: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what forms of local and central government support are available to an EU national working on the minimum wage other than tax credits.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants there were in each year since 2010; and how many such claimants had Social Fund Loan...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish the guidance given to jobcentre staff in pilot jobcentres on the Claimant Commitment and the responsibility of individuals...

  • Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to respond to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report, Benefit sanctions policy beyond the Oakley Review, HC 814,...

  • Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2015 to Question 2685, if he will make it his policy to respond to Parliamentary Questions seeking benefits...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his most recent estimate is of the number of people who will be claiming universal credit when it is fully rolled out.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he has taken to ensure that deaf young people aged 16 to 19 are treated appropriately during assessments for personal independence...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress he has made in ensuring that the claim process for personal independence payments is accessible to (a) deaf people who do not...

  • Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of devolving the Work Programme to Metro Mayors and Combined Authorities.

  • Housing Benefit: Lewisham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many privately rented households in the London Borough of Lewisham were in receipt of housing benefit in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2014-15.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Electronic Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure that his Department's website and digital services are accessible to people with sensory losses.

  • Social Security Benefits: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to enable people who have been infected by contaminated blood products to have automatic access...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has budgeted for IT consultancy support related to universal credit in each of the next five years.

  • Food Banks

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2015 to Question 900461, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's evidence on the reasons...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will increase the amount of discretionary housing payment funding to local authorities after the reduction of the household benefit cap.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the phone number which disability living allowance claimants must phone in order to make a claim for personal independence payments...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of savings to the public purse in each of the next five years arising from the implementation of the Universal...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of (a) sanctions and (b) appeals are related to claimants not performing online requirements such as job search.