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  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how the amount given in budgetary advances to claimants awaiting their first universal credit payment is calculated.

  • Universal Credit: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to extend direct to landlord payments to all claimants of the housing element of universal credit.

  • Social Security Benefits: Immigrants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of benefits claims made by migrants with the right to work in the UK but not in possession...

  • Universal Credit: Preston

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of delays in the payment of universal credit benefits on (a) food bank use and (b) child poverty...

  • Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much money from the public purse has been paid to private firms to carry out health assessments for her Department in each year for which...

  • Social Security Benefits: Forms

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assistance job centres provide to claimants who struggle to complete benefits applications forms; and what procedures are followed by...

  • Maternity Allowance: Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many women in receipt of maternity allowance have applied for universal credit that have worked for less than 26 weeks continuous weeks.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent equalities impact assessment her Department has conducted on its plans for the managed migration to universal credit.

  • Disability Living Allowance: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July to Question 167889 on Disability Living Allowance: Appeals, what estimate she has made of the length of time...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with a primary disability of deafness or hearing impairment aged 16 to 25 applied for personal independence payments in the...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the outcome was of all applications that deaf people aged 16 to 25 made for personal independence payment; how many of those people (a)...

  • Universal Credit: Terminal Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has a fast track process to ensure that a claimant who has submitted a DS1500 receives the first Universal Credit...

  • Universal Credit: Terminal Illnesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants who have submitted a DS1500 form have waited (i) two weeks; (ii) three weeks; (iii) four weeks; (iv) five weeks or more to...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans her Department has to increase the number of employers that sign up to the disability confident scheme.

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what budget her Department allocated to the disability confident scheme in the last year for which figures are available.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the number of instances where universal credit claimants have not received universal credit payments due to...

  • Universal Credit: Liverpool Riverside

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the proposed roll-out of universal credit in Liverpool Riverside constituency on the household...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Multiple Sclerosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of people with multiple sclerosis in the Stroud constituency are no longer eligible for the higher rate...

  • Paternity Pay: Self-employed

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to introduce a paternity allowance for self-employed fathers.

  • National Insurance Contributions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to encourage people to check their national insurance contribution records in advance of their retirement.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what date universal credit is planned to be fully rolled out and operational.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of personal independence payment assessment results have been overturned on appeal.

  • Personal Independence Payment: Multiple Sclerosis

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with multiple sclerosis who were previously in receipt of disability living allowance and have undergone a reassessment for...

  • Poverty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the new measure of poverty recommended by the Social Metrics Commission:...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Interserve

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on staffing levels at each tier of employment in her Department of the appointment of Interserve as...

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Interserve

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the quality of services delivered by Interserve since it was contracted to provide facilities management...

  • Universal Credit: Mental Illness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people with mental health needs that will be unable to move to universal credit because they do...

  • Universal Credit: Nottingham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timetable is for the roll-out of universal credit in Nottingham; which categories of claimants will be included in each phase of that...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what her Department's target time is for processing applications for alternative payment arrangements under universal credit.

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Arrears

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the announcement, ESA Underpayments: Forecast Numbers Affected, Forecast Expenditure and Progress on Checking, published by...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Maladministration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the factors that contributed to her Department's errors in calculating employment support allowance...

  • Television: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of pensioners in receipt of free TV licences in each parliamentary constituency in Wales.