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  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the discussion at the Universal Credit Programme Board on 12 November 2019, if she will place a copy of the evaluation...

  • Personal Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to help people understand their personal pensions.

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential impact of the closure of 41 of her Department's facilities on the ability of people to access...

  • Local Housing Allowance: Impact Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department undertook an equalities impact assessment of the Government’s decision to freeze Local Housing Allowance rates in...

  • Local Housing Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 35 of the equalities impact assessment for the Government’s decision to freeze Local Housing Allowance rates...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to increase (a) carers allowance and (b) attendance allowance in line with inflation.

  • Children: Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps she has taken to help ensure efficient and clear communication between her Department and the Child Maintenance Service on...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of disabled adults have been in employment in each year since 2017, by sector.

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her Department's press release of 17 May 2022, Government hits goal to see a million more disabled people in work, whether...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress has been made on increasing the number of disabled people in work by one million between 2017 and 2027.

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled people have been in employment in each year since 2017, by sector.

  • Household Support Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps her Department has taken to progress the allocation of the Household Support Fund to local authorities.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether tax credit recipients who have more than £16,000 in savings will lose all their support on being migrated to Universal Credit...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how her Department defines in employment in the context of the Disability Employment Goal.

  • Personal Independence Payment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what her Department advises to existing claimants of Personal Independence Payments in the event that their condition has worsened but an...

  • Personal Independence Payment: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the impact of the introduction of phone and video face-to-face assessments for Personal Independence Payment...

  • Employment: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that stakeholders are consulted as part of her Department's work to reduce the disability employment gap;...

  • State Retirement Pensions: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking in response to the All Party Parliamentary Group on state pension inequality for women's submission to the...

  • Universal Credit: Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of pre-arranged calls with Universal Credit advisors are made within (a) an hour of the arranged time, (b) made on the day of...

  • Universal Credit: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what protections her Department has put in place for people with complex disabilities undergoing managed migration to Universal Credit.

  • Universal Credit: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance she has given to support services assisting people with complex disabilities undergoing managed migration to Universal Credit.

  • Universal Credit: Impact Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference the Answer of 26 April 2022 to Question 156348, on Universal Credit, if she will place a copy of those equality assessments in...

  • Workplace Pensions: Stockton South

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been auto-enrolled in workplace pensions in Stockton South constituency since 2012.

  • British Sign Language Act 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department plans to take to implement the British Sign Language Act 2022.

  • Pension Protection Fund: Inflation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the impact of rising UK inflation on members of the Pensions Protections Fund who accrued pension benefits...

  • Sign Language: Interpreters

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to increase the number of British Sign Language trained interpreters; and what assessment she has made of the...

  • Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department is taking steps to bring forward initiatives to assist people in understanding their pensions.

  • Employment: Females

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to support more women over the age of 50 to return to the workplace.

  • Universal Credit: Employment Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the number of people who have moved off Universal Credit and into work as a result of the Way to Work...

  • State Retirement Pensions: North East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many state pension claimants face delays to the first payments of their pension in (a) Newcastle and (b) the North East of England.

  • Unemployed People: Long Covid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what financial support her Department is providing to people diagnosed with long covid who are out of work.