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Department for Work and Pensions

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  • Social Security Benefits: Homelessness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of benefit sanctions on levels of homelessness.

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure (a) low, fair and transparent charges and (b) robust standards in auto-enrolment schemes; and if he will...

  • Pensions: Self-employed

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans the Government has put in place to support self-employed people to save into a pension; and if he will make a statement.

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he expects the planned new procedures to tackle child maintenance evasion by non-resident parents who fail to declare their full income...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse of all fit-for-work decisions made in initial assessments for employment...

  • Pension Protection Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the level of equality of treatment of different business types under the Pension Protection Fund Levy;...

  • Pension Protection Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions his Department has held with (a) Experian and (b) the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) on the equitable treatment of...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what minimum written notice was given to women affected by state pension age increases under the Pensions Act 1995 and Pensions Act 2011.

  • State Retirement Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on the minimum written notice to be given to people who will be affected by future changes to the state pension age.

  • Pension Protection Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on mutual societies of changes in assessing the relative risk under the Pension Protection...

  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an estimate of the number of people in Scotland subject to a benefit sanction who have used food banks in the last 12 months.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) medical and (b) work capability assessments were conducted to assess claimants' eligibility for each benefit for which his...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what number and proportion of claimants for each benefit administered by his Department require a home visit for the purpose of conducting...

  • Social Security Benefits: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his Department's policy is on the provision of support for disabled people whose condition precludes them from attending face to face...

  • Carer's Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people will lose entitlement to carer's allowance as a result of increases to the national minimum wage taking their income over the...

  • Jobcentres: Older People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many older people champions are employed in job centres.

  • Employment Schemes: Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was spent from the public purse through the Work Choice programme on employment support in each of the last six years.

  • Welfare Reform and Work Bill

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution by the Minister of State for Welfare Reform of 27 January 2016, in the House of Lords, Official...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work of 17 November 2016, Official Report, columns 462...