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Written questions on the subject Welfare Reform


 
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AQW 22808/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether all welfare powers transferred to Westminister under welfare reform have now returned to her Department.

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20/09/2021 Answered on 04/10/2021
AQW 15062/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail (i) the stakeholders her Department has engaged with; and (ii) the date of each engagement, in advance of drafting legislation and regulations to extend and strengthen welfare reform mitigations.

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19/02/2021 Answered on 01/03/2021
AQW 14695/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the projected cost to extend each of the existing welfare reform mitigations, including closing identified loopholes in the 2021/22 financial year. [Priority Written]

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15/02/2021 Answered on 18/02/2021
AQW 14694/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether legislation to extend and strengthen welfare reform mitigations will be introduced before 31 March 2021; and, in the absence of legislation before the financial year-end, to detail the mechanism to continue making mitigation payments.

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15/02/2021 Answered on 23/02/2021
AQW 13507/17-22 Ms Kellie Armstrong
(APNI - Strangford)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether the recommendations made in the Women’s Support Network report entitled Consortium for the Regional Support for Women in Disadvantaged and Rural Areas - The Impact of Universal Credit on Women, are being brought forward as part of the considerations for Welfare Reform Mitigations for 2021; and to list the stakeholder reports and documents being considered as part of her Department's considerations on welfare reform.

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27/01/2021 Answered on 09/02/2021
AQW 13402/17-22 Ms Kellie Armstrong
(APNI - Strangford)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the co-design stakeholders contacted as part of the review of Welfare Reform mitigations; and to provide a copy of the minutes of the meetings since 2020 with those stakeholders.

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26/01/2021 Answered on 09/02/2021
AQW 13244/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities (i) for an update on the welfare reform mitigations package review; (ii) how the co-design process is incorporated to ensure people impacted directly by social security cuts are meaningfully involved; (iii) whether welfare reform mitigation legislation is to be introduced in this Assembly mandate; and (iv} what mitigations will be covered, and by what means.

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22/01/2021 Answered on 09/02/2021
AQW 12982/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail (i) the welfare reform mitigations that her Department is planning to retain for 2021/22; and (ii) the projected cost of the specific mitigations.

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19/01/2021 Answered on 29/01/2021
AQW 10025/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities when she will introduce proposals to strengthen welfare reform mitigations to the Executive.

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10/11/2020 Answered on 15/12/2020
AQW 10024/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the introduction of legislation to extend welfare reform mitigations payments.

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10/11/2020 Answered on 15/12/2020
AQW 7510/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether she has carried out any research to indicate the impact of austerity and welfare reform measures on women.

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24/09/2020 Answered on 15/12/2020
AQW 6328/17-22 Mr Patsy McGlone
(SDLP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the progress of legislation to extend and strengthen the current welfare reform mitigation measures. [Priority Written]

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04/09/2020 Answered on 09/09/2020
AQW 2375/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities how she intends to involve the Committee for Communities and stakeholders in further developing new or extended mitigations to welfare reform.

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19/02/2020 Answered on 16/03/2020
AQW 2335/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities how many Personal Independence Payment decisions have been changed or overturned as part of the mandatory consideration process, since the introduction of Welfare Reform.

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19/02/2020 Answered on 16/03/2020
AQW 1897/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities (i) when she intends to introduce the regulations to extend existing welfare reform mitigations; and (ii) what mitigations will be extended by regulation. [Priority Written]

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11/02/2020 Answered on 26/02/2020
AQO 32/17-22 Ms Órlaithí Flynn
(SF - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on Welfare Reform mitigations.

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23/01/2020 Answered on 03/02/2020
AQW 901/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities what emerging mitigations she will consider as she reviews the welfare system; and whether the same annual amount, as is in the Fresh Start agreement, will continue to be allocated to Welfare Reform mitigation measures after 31 March 2020.

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23/01/2020 Answered on 04/02/2020
AQW 8842/16-21 Mr Gerry Mullan
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the savings made from Welfare Reform to date.

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08/12/2016 Answered on 20/12/2016
AQW 8552/16-21 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Finance to detail how much (i) funding was deducted from the Executive in each year as a result of not implementing welfare reform; (ii) has been regained; and (iii) the final scale of the penalty will account for.

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05/12/2016 Answered on 09/01/2017
AQO 833/16-21 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the implementation of Welfare Reform.

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24/11/2016 Answered on 06/12/2016
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