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  • Universal Credit: Complaints

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much money has been spent from the public purse on universal credit complaint resolution since that benefit was established.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Glasgow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the causes of unsuccessful transfers from disability living allowance to personal independence payments in the...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to simplify the universal credit application process.

  • State Retirement Pensions: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the framework for state pensions in respect of work carried out by non-UK EU citizens in the UK will remain in place after the UK...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average time was for arrears to be (a) assessed and (b) applied in relation to cases transferred from the Child Support Agency to the...

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in (a) Birkenhead constituency, (b) Liverpool City Region, and (c) the UK, have been subject to under-occupation penalty;...

  • Food Banks

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on the level of food bank usage in (a) areas with full service universal credit and (b) areas where...

  • Universal Credit: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of withholding (a) housing benefit and (b) the housing component of Universal Credit from...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has plans to record the number of universal credit claimants that are referred to food banks by job centres.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to resolve payment (a) errors and (b) delays in relation to people claiming universal credit in 2018.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total cost to the public purse for her Department’s work preparing for the UK to leave the EU has been since 23 June 2016.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the cost to her Department of leaving the EU in accordance with (a) the proposals set out in the...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many non-resident parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service; and what amount of money is outstanding in...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many paying parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service in Dunfermline and West Fife constituency; and what...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has had discussions with WASPI campaign groups on the time taken for complaints raised by women affected by measures...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many non-resident parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service; how many of those non-resident parents are in...

  • Access to Work Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with a disability have been denied an Access to Work grant at the point of contact.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on the level of personal independence payment award of the amendments to the illustrative example...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the draft Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018, which criteria her Department...

  • Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 19 July 2018 to Question 164292, what the average waiting time was to process a DS1500 form in each (a) constituent...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she plans to respond to the email of 3 July 2018 from the hon. Member for Slough to her Department's Southern England Group Operations...

  • Universal Credit: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with (a) Glasgow Housing Association, (b) Southside Housing Association, (c) Elderpark Housing...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions her Department has had with (a) Ofcom and (b) the Phone-paid Services Authority on call connection service access to...

  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2018 to Question 165149, on Social Security Benefits: Scotland, how many claimants have outstanding benefit...

  • Cold Weather Payments: North Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of using an alternative weather station to the Mona weather station when...

  • Bereavement Support Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many families have claimed the (a) higher and (b) lower rate of bereavement support since 6 April 2017 in (i) England, (ii) the North...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit conditionality easements have been applied to claimants suffering a bereavement following the death of a partner,...

  • Pensioners: Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Scotland over the age of 65 have been (a) invited to move from disability living allowance to personal independence payment...

  • Pensioners: Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of personal independence payment in Scotland over the age of 65 have been (a) sent an AR1 for a review of their award and...

  • Bereavement Support Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support his Department provides for unmarried bereaved parents and their children who are ineligible for bereavement support payments.

  • Universal Credit: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to assess whether the first phase of managed migration to universal credit is being managed effectively for disabled...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the proposed rates of transitional payments for universal credit on the financial situation of...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Explanatory Memorandum to the draft Universal Credit (Transitional Protection) (Managed Migration) Amendment Regulations...

  • Universal Credit: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an assessment of the experience of disabled people using the digital gateway for universal credit.

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the number of women (a) receiving jobseeker's allowance and (b) in rent arrears as a result of changes to...

  • Women against State Pension Inequality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2018 to Question 162589 on WASPI, whether she plans to meet with representatives of the WASPI campaign in...

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timescale is for removing the experimental status of quarterly Child Maintenance Service statistics.

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the paper, Strategy for the publication of information about the 2012 scheme, updated 30 November 2016, whether the Data...

  • Child Maintenance Service: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the monthly receipts accrued to the public purse were from (a) the fee charged for applications to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS),...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Gardening Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many staff of her Department have been absent from work on full pay for more than twelve consecutive months.

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of staffing levels working on the Child Maintenance system.