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  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people receiving tax credits who will be receiving universal credit at the completion...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether there are circumstances in which his Department offers payments to claimants who withdraw their appeals against decisions on personal...

  • Schools: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many injuries were reported involving inappropriate clothing or jewellery worn by staff in schools in the last 12 months.

  • Occupational Pensions: Public Consultation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the outcome was of the Government's consultation entitled Defined Benefits Schemes: Security and Sustainability which ended on 14 May...

  • Pensions: Uprating

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require all pension schemes to index according to inflation for pre-1997 components of...

  • Social Security Benefits: Arrears

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether a claimant is provided by his Department with a written breakdown of monies paid in cases where welfare arrears are paid to that claimant.

  • Universal Credit: Disqualification

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many responsible carers with children have been sanctioned under the universal credit provisions in the last four quarters.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recommendations advanced in independent reviews of the operation of (a) personal independence payments and (b) employment support...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish the total number of people who were awarded a score of zero in the assessment of the (a) mobility and (b) daily living...

  • Older Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been helped to (a) remain in and (b) return to work by the Fuller Working Lives initiative in (i) the UK, (ii) Wales and...

  • State Retirement Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Gower, (b) Wales and (c) the UK are not eligible for the new state pension due to having less than 10 years of national...

  • Poverty: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of children were living in poverty in Gower in each year for which data is available.

  • Work Capability Assessment: Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2017 to Question 118979, what estimate he has made of the proportion of clients undergoing work...

  • Work Capability Assessment: Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2017 to Question 118979, what assessment he has made of his Department's ability accurately to assess...

  • Work Capability Assessment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2017 to Question 118979, what the average length of time spent with clients is by (a) doctors and (b)...

  • Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to improve access to social security payments for people who are terminally ill and have a variable...

  • Universal Credit: Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December to Question 118690, on Universal Credit: Telephone Services, what the evidential basis is to support the...

  • Bereavement Benefits: Cohabitation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to allow surviving members of cohabiting couples to access bereavement benefits.

  • Jobcentres: Glasgow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will carry out an assessment of the potential effect of the closure of Easterhouse Jobcentre on levels of poverty that area.

  • Jobcentres: Glasgow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of the closure of Parkhead Jobcentre on levels of poverty in that area.

  • Social Security Benefits: Glasgow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will monitor trends in the level of sanction decisions at Shettleston Jobcentre for 12 months after the divestment of...

  • Access to Work Programme: Southwark

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many deaf people were in receipt of Access to Work payments in (a) Camberwell and Peckham constituency and (b) the London Borough of...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 October 2017 to Question 108665, and with reference to the Answer of 3 November 2017 to Question 109823, and the...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 120384, if he will place in the Library copies of any financial records his Department...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 119929 on universal credit, when the automated system will be be operational.

  • Jobcentres: Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobcentre premises were closed in 2017, including centres that were merged with larger jobcentres or co-located in other government...

  • Jobcentres

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the average distance a claimant travels to reach their nearest job centre for an appointment; and what the...

  • Mortgages: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people receiving Support for Mortgage Interest will not qualify for the loans which will replace them from...

  • Mortgages: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Hull, (b) Yorkshire and Humber and (c) the UK receive Support for Mortgage Interest, and how many of those people...

  • Mortgages: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average Annual Percentage Rate will be for the loans which will replace Support for Mortgage Interest from April 2018, and whether...

  • Mortgages: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people whose only source of income is (i) Employment Support Allowance (ESA), (ii) Personal Independence...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what qualifications health professionals completing a Personal Independence Payment medical assessment should possess to be able to assess...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria his Department applies when assessing claimants with mental health issues for Personal Independence Payments.

  • Universal Credit: Council Tax Reduction Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether jobcentre plus staff inform clients claiming universal credit that they are eligible to claim council tax relief in those local...