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  • Department for Work and Pensions: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was paid in (a) year-end and (b) in-year bonuses to officials of his Department in each of the last three years.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many notifications of claimant non-compliance have been received by decision makers in his Department relating to claims for universal...

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which local authorities are covered by the Maximus Camden Team which is leading on the Work Programme for employment support allowance...

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to increase the uptake of jobseeker's allowance by people who are eligible.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to increase the uptake of housing benefits by people who are eligible.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Debts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cases of debt repayment to his Department have been cancelled in each year since 2010.

  • Social Security Benefits: Overpayments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total value is of outstanding benefit overpayments due to be recovered by his Department.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Trade Unions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many civil servants in his Department are members of trades unions; how much working hours facility time is claimed by each such civil...

  • Housing Benefit: Bristol

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people affected by the under-occupancy penalty in the Bristol City Council area.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of changes to the work allowance in universal credit announced in the Summer...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Cancer

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to provide support to people diagnosed with cancer in the work-related activity group of employment and support...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Publications

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what regulations apply to the size and colours of printed information on benefits published by his Department to ensure access to that...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which datasets have been regularly compiled by his Department for (a) 10 years or more and (b) 15 years or more.

  • Vacancies: Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many duplicate jobs were removed from Universal Jobmatch in each of the 12 months to August 2015.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress his Department has made in extending reassessment periods for claimants in the employment and support allowance support group...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many appeals by claimants in the work related activity group of employment and support allowance have resulted in subsequent placement in...

  • Work Capability Assessment: Multiple Sclerosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the Multiple Sclerosis Society's recent findings that almost half of the people with multiple...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Multiple Sclerosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the Multiple Sclerosis Society's recent findings that 36 per cent of people with multiple sclerosis surveyed...

  • Social Security Benefits: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that (a) health workers, (b) Jobcentre Plus staff and (c) his Department's staff have received...

  • Jobcentre Plus: Food Banks

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the duration will be of the pilot project placing jobcentre advisers in food banks.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on (a) IT systems and (b) cyber-security in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12, (iii) 2012-13, (iv) 2013-14, (v) 2014-15...