Lone Parents

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 31st March 2008.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) 2:30 pm, 31st March 2008

We will be amending regulations to increase the discretion of Jobcentre Plus advisers, so that a lone parent claiming jobseeker's allowance will not be penalised for leaving or failing to take up a job on the ground that appropriate, affordable child care is not available.

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