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Department for Work and Pensions

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  • Local Housing Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 17 February 2016 to Question 26467, what his policy is on the process by which local authorities should calculate...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he intends to answer the letter dated 22 December 2015 from the Right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mrs J. Brown.

  • Attendance Allowance: Rural Areas

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of abolition of attendance allowance on people living in rural communities.

  • Universal Credit: Transitional Arrangements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether there will be transitional protection for current claimants of the work-related activity component of employment and support allowance...

  • Universal Credit: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of children in each age group that will be in households in receipt...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the number of current claimants of the work-related activity component of employment and support...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he has taken to ensure that pension obligations on local authority funded personal budget or direct payment users are met.

  • Employment and Support Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of claimants of employment and support allowance in the work related activity group moved off benefits in each...

  • Industrial Health and Safety: Death

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the number of deaths at work.

  • Industrial Health and Safety: Inspections

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many health and safety inspections of workplaces in the UK took place in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14.

  • Industrial Health and Safety: Death

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the number of deaths at work related to (a) respiratory diseases and (b) mesothelioma.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of universal credit will see a reduction in their universal credit award as a result of changes to the work allowance due...

  • Universal Credit: Flexible Support Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has to use the flexible support fund to ensure that no current claimants of universal credit are made worse off as a...

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of changes to housing benefit eligibility in respect of under-occupancy in the social rented sector...

  • Unemployment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress his Department has made on reducing the number of workless households.

  • Children: Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of recent changes to benefits on levels of child poverty.