Results 1–20 of 106 for "mandatory work activity"

Scotland Bill - Report (2nd Day) (29 Feb 2016)

Lord Dunlop: ...’s programmes are not overlapping in that sense. It is vital that the Jobcentre Plus work coaches have the right tools to support claimants into work and smaller-scale employment programmes at their disposal, such as mandatory work activity or locally commissioned support via the flexible support fund. If responsibility is split, the result could be people spending longer on benefits...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Help to Work Scheme (22 Dec 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information his Department holds on the destinations of (a) people referred to the Mandatory Work Activity scheme who did not join that programme, (b) people who joined the Mandatory Work Activity scheme but did not complete the full length of their placement and (c) people who left the Mandatory Work Activity scheme after completing...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Help to Work Scheme (22 Dec 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons the Government has ended the (a) Mandatory Work Activity scheme and (b) Community Work Placements element of the Help to Work scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Help to Work Scheme (21 Dec 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on the Mandatory Work Activity scheme in each of the last four years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (22 Oct 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total number of hours worked by participants in (a) help to work and (b) mandatory work activity was in the most recent year for which figures are available; and what the average number of hours worked was by each such participant.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (22 Oct 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which employers who have provided work placements for participants in (a) help to work and (b) mandatory work activity since the start of programme in question.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (22 Oct 2015)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of participants in (a) the work programme, (b) work choice, (c) help to work and (d) mandatory work activity who started work while participating in those programmes became self-employed.

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Future Employability Services (28 Apr 2015)

Roseanna Cunningham: ...that that is in keeping with the spirit of Smith. Decisions have also been taken to extend other programmes that we believe will fall within the scope of the Smith commission recommendations, such as mandatory work activity and specialist employment support, and we have still to see substantial progress on the fiscal framework that Smith proposed. We continue to press the UK Government on...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Consideration Stage (11 Feb 2015)

Mervyn Storey: ...years for the most serious failures. Those are: failing to apply for a vacancy; failing to accept an offer of work; failing to take part in certain work-placement schemes, such as work experience and mandatory work activity; and losing pay or employment voluntarily or by reason of misconduct. However, as a result of concerns raised by the Social Development Committee and others, I...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance (26 Nov 2014)

Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on jobseeker's allowance claimants undertaking a mandatory work activity or community work placement taking paternity leave.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (17 Nov 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been referred to mandatory work activity in each month since May 2011.

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Youth Employment (15 Jul 2014)

Pamela Nash: ...to the young people jobcentres aim to serve. In my local area, the jobcentre is struggling to provide the number of work experience placements that are needed, and I will come on to that. Jobcentre work experience has been tainted by mandatory work activity. I appreciate that mandatory work activity is a different policy from work experience for young people, but the bad press has caused...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Scotland (2 Dec 2013)

Esther McVey: ...to jobseeker's allowance sanctions for failure to participate in DWP's back to work schemes under the Jobseeker's Allowance (Employment, Skills and Enterprise Scheme) Regulations 2011 and in the Mandatory Work Activity scheme which were delayed as a result of the Reilly v. the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions judicial review. As a result of the High Court and Court of Appeal...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (22 Oct 2013)

Esther McVey: ...and public sectors     Jobcentre Plus Support Contract Delivered through private sector contracts     Work programmes   Community Action Programme Delivered through private sector contracts Innovation Fund (1)— Mandatory Work Activity (1)— Residential Training Colleges (1)— Work Choice (1)— Work...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (10 Jul 2013)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department has taken to ensure appropriate health and safety provisions are made for all work undertaken as part of the mandatory work activity programme.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Unemployment: West Midlands (27 Jun 2013)

Mark Hoban: ...or the Work programme, and financial incentives to take on young apprentices. Where Jobcentre Plus advisers feel that a person would benefit from a short period of activity, they can refer them to a Mandatory Work Activity placement that lasts for four weeks focused on delivering benefit to the local community. In-work support for 18 to 24-year-olds is offered in Birmingham. This is...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Atos Healthcare (11 Jun 2013)

Mark Hoban: ...Service (Lot 3) 31 July 2012 30 July 2017 183,894,556 Occupational Health 4 August 2008 2 August 2013 12,000,000 enGage Government Gateway 1 March 2006 31 March 2014 200,000,000 Mandatory Work Activity 30 July 2012 31 March 2015 3,112,164

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Disability (5 Jun 2013)

Anas Sarwar: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many disabled people in Glasgow Central constituency have taken part in mandatory work activity in each of the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes: Scotland (22 Apr 2013)

Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Scotland were involved in the Mandatory Work Activity benefit scheme in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and what the average number of working days worked was.

Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Committee (and remaining stages) (25 Mar 2013)

...of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of State will issue guidance on the way in which claimants may be entitled to mitigate any penalty imposed upon them under the 2011 Regulations or the Mandatory Work Activity Regulations following the coming into force of this Act."


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