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  • Work Capability Assessment: Learning Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to tackle delays in carrying out work capability assessments for people with a learning disability.

  • Social Security Benefits: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Prime Minister's Oral Answer of 24 June 2015, Official Report, columns 885-86 and to the Answer of 22 June 2015 to Question...

  • Children: Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many children were in (a) relative and (b) absolute poverty in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) Enfield and (iv) Enfield North...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in work were claiming housing benefit in May (a) 2010 and (b) 2015 in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) Enfield and (iv) Enfield...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Birmingham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when his Department plans to invite disability living allowance claimants in Birmingham to apply for personal independence payments.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate how many people who are not subject to the work-search requirements as set out in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 have been...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will assess the amount spent by local authorities on providing advice and assistance, including temporary accommodation to families who...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households in each region of England, Wales and Scotland affected by the benefit cap since April 2013 have...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to lower the benefit cap to £23,000 per year.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of households which include a claimant who is classed as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 have...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households living in (a) local authority, (b) housing association and (c) privately rented housing who have...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households affected by the benefit cap since April 2013 have been subject to that cap while living in...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will instruct the Social Security Advisory Committee to undertake an independent review of (a) the operation of the benefit cap since...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of households which include a claimant from an ethnic minority background that have been affected by...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's press release of 14 May 2015, Benefit cap: thousands move into work or off housing benefit, how many of the...

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's press release of 14 May 2015, Benefit cap: thousands move into work or off housing benefit, how many of the...

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the (a) availability and (b) cost of childcare to households subject to the benefit cap which consist of a...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's statistical release entitled Benefit cap: number of households capped to February 2015, published on 14 May...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants have had low mood cited as the principal condition for incapability to work.