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  • Employment: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking with the Department for Communities in Northern Ireland to ensure that no one who takes necessary public...

  • Statutory Sick Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the level of (a) universal credit, (b) contributory employment and support allowance and (c)...

  • Shared Housing: Local Housing Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 2.20 on page 71 of the Budget 2020 Red Book, for what reasons the extensions of the shared accommodation rate...

  • Care Leavers: Local Housing Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will provide local authorities with updated guidance on awarding discretionary housing payments for care leavers until the shared...

  • Universal Credit: Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the housing element of universal credit on trends in the levels of (a) homelessness, (b)...

  • Jobcentres: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of staff employed in job centres that are in receipt of universal credit.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of (a) universal credit and (b) the roll-out of that benefit.

  • Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will bring forward proposals to amend Regulation B13 of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 to create an exemption for people who live...

  • Prisons: Industrial Health and Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 9 March 2020 to Question 24399, Prisons: Industrial Health and Safety, on how many occasions the Health and...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Disqualification

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many sanctions were made against claimants of employment and support allowance in Wales in each of the last 12 months; how many of those...

  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average cost to her Department is to process (a) paper and (b) oral hearings for mandatory reconsiderations for employment and...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number recipients of universal credit who have (a) taken out loans and (b) fallen into debt or arrears in...

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons maternity allowance is treated as unearned income and deducted from an award of universal credit award whereas statutory...

  • Maternity Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many women are in receipt of maternity allowance; and what estimate she has made of the proportion of those women who are (a) an employee,...

  • Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many companies in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK have signed up to the voluntary reporting on disability, mental health and wellbeing framework.

  • Access to Work Programme: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the level of uptake of the Access to Work scheme in (a) Bermondsey and Old Southwark constituency and (b) London.