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Question Results

Written questions on the subject Welfare Reform


 
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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
AQW 7493/16-21 Ms Nichola Mallon
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the support his Department has given to support Tribunal Representation as part of the Welfare Reform Mitigation package.

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21/11/2016 Answered on 01/12/2016
AQO 680/16-21 Mr Trevor Lunn
(APNI - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the provision of advice services for Welfare Reform.

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27/10/2016 Answered on 15/11/2016
AQW 5983/16-21 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the establishment of an advice network as recommended by the Welfare Reform Working Group.

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24/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016
AQW 5938/16-21 Mr Fra McCann
(SF - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline the measures he will put in place to ensure data is captured for all nine Section 75 categories as part of the Equality Impact Assessment when evaluating the impact of Welfare Reform.

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21/10/2016 Answered on 07/11/2016
AQW 5162/16-21 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities , as part of the Welfare Reform, (i) whether it is projected that staffing in the Working Age group will decrease by 2022; and (ii) the extent in reduction of staffing.

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12/10/2016 Answered on 26/10/2016
AQW 5050/16-21 Mr Keith Buchanan
(DUP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline, as part of Welfare Reform, (i) whether it is projected that staffing in the Working Age group will decrease by 2022; and (ii) the extent in reduction of staffing.

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11/10/2016 Answered on 24/10/2016
AQW 5024/16-21 Mrs Naomi Long
(APNI - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline, as part of the Welfare Reform, (i) whether it is projected that staffing in the Working Age group will decrease by 2022; and (ii) the extent in reduction of staffing.

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11/10/2016 Answered on 26/10/2016
AQW 4601/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of the lack of adequate and accessible child care in the region.

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04/10/2016 Answered on 12/10/2016
AQW 4600/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of the difficulties faced by unemployed people from the most disadvantaged parts of Northern Ireland who are over 50 years of age, are more likely to have no qualifications and be in poor health.

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04/10/2016 Answered on 19/10/2016
AQW 4422/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of high levels of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as a region emerging from conflict.

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03/10/2016 Answered on 10/10/2016
AQW 3717/16-21 Mrs Emma Little Pengelly
(DUP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the implementation of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015.

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22/09/2016 Answered on 07/10/2016
AQW 3089/16-21 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the changes to benefits sanctions following the introduction of Welfare Reform.

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14/09/2016 Answered on 26/09/2016
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