Work & Pensions

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

July 2018 – Sainsbury’s and Staff Pay

Thank you to those who contacted me about Sainsbury’s and staff pay. I understand your disappointment with the approach that Sainsbury’s is taking and regret to hear of the […]

May 2018 – Academic Pensions (EDM 619)

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the universities superannuation scheme, EDM 619. I must highlight the fact that Ministers do not do not sign […]

March 2018 – Unpaid Trial Shifts

Thank you to all those who have contacted me regarding unpaid trial work shifts. Trial work periods can offer many benefits to employers and potential employees, […]

March 2018 – Free School Meals

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding Free School Meals for Children and the debate in the House of Commons that took place on 13th […]

November 2017 – Childcare Vouchers

Members may, of course, wish to edit this letter to reflect a preferred tone or include details about their constituency or personal record. Thank you for […]

November 2017 – Local Housing Allowance

Thank you for contacting me about the impact of the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) freeze. While I appreciate your concerns on this issue, reforms to Housing […]

October 2017 – Parental Bereavement Leave

Thank you for contacting me about parental bereavement leave and pay.   I agree we could improve things for people in this devastating situation, and I […]

October 2017 – Universal Credit Roll-out

Thank you for contacting me about Universal Credit. Universal Credit is bringing fundamental change to the welfare system, making sure it pays to work and helping […]

September 2017 – Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Thank you for contacting me about disability benefits. Disability Living Allowance (DLA) was an outdated, complex benefit introduced over 20 years ago which does not reflect […]

July 2017 – CLIC Sargent/Children with Cancer

Thank you for contacting me about the CLIC Sargent campaign. I recognise that a cancer diagnosis can have devastating consequences for the lives of young people […]