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  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will place her Department’s guidance to JobCentre Plus staff on advising benefit claimants whether to claim for universal credit...

  • Universal Credit: Lancashire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on the number of (a) universal credit claimants who have lost benefit income as a result of benefit...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Inverclyde

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in the Inverclyde constituency will have their personal independence payment claim reviewed by the Government.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Multiple Sclerosis and Neurology

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the level of knowledge of (a) multiple sclerosis and (b) neurological conditions...

  • Universities Superannuation Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will ask the Pensions Regulator to extend negotiations on the universities superannuation scheme.

  • Universal Credit: Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of introducing a national interest-free credit scheme to provide universal...

  • Long Term Unemployed People: Mental Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of long-term unemployment on the mental health needs of claimants.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will take steps to ensure that the Government’s planned review of personal independence payments resulting from the High Court...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Garston and Halewood

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Written Ministerial Statement of 19 January 2018, HCWS414, on welfare, if she will provide a timescale for the reimbursement...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Garston and Halewood

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants in Garston and Halewood constituency with evidence of psychological distress have been refused the motability component of...

  • Universal Credit: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if the Department will include universal credit in the calculation of funding to local authorities for Discretionary Housing Payments; and...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of the non-payroll staff in her Department's workforce can be fairly described as being in business on their own account.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department's computers were compromised and inaccessible for staff in the week of (a) 5 February and (b) 12 February; and what...

  • Social Security Benefits: Immigrants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what her Department’s policy is on benefit entitlement for people who have lived in the UK for 10 or more years with indefinite leave to...

  • Social Security Benefits: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Government plans to exclude children's benefits including child benefit and the child element of universal credit from the scope...

  • Public Sector: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the effect of the public sector pay cap on child poverty in (a) Newcastle, (b) the North East and (c) the UK...

  • Mortgages: West Midlands

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in receipt of support for mortgage interest resident in (a) the West Midlands region and (b) Coventry have applied for a loan...

  • Health and Safety Laboratory

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much funding her Department has allocated to the Health and Safety Laboratory in each of the last five years.

  • Health and Safety Laboratory: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much revenue the Health and Safety Laboratory generated from external contracts in each of the last five years.

  • Health and Safety Laboratory: Profits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the level of profit earned by the Health and Safety Laboratory in each of the last five years.

  • Health and Safety Laboratory: Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the funding allocated to the Health and Safety Laboratory on the ability of private sector...

  • Attendance Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of pensioners received the (a) lower and (b) higher rate of attendance allowance in each of the last seven years.

  • State Retirement Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the real term value of the state pension in each of the last 10 years.

  • Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in the (a) 16-24 and (b) 65 and over age bands were living in relative poverty in each of the last 10 years.

  • Universal Credit: Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of two year olds that will be in families in receipt of universal credit when that benefit is fully...

  • Disability: Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of the population who have access to tailored employment advice support for people who...

  • Universal Credit: Payments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons the decision was taken to pay universal credit claims to a single bank account in a household.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which external recruitment agencies are used by his Department's non-departmental public bodies.