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Jobcentre Plus Offices: Closure

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:37 pm on 30th January 2017.

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Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 3:37 pm, 30th January 2017

Where claimants are required to sign on more frequently than fortnightly we will look to reimburse costs, but I remind the right hon. Gentleman that across London the claimant count is down 24.6% since 2010. There are fewer people claiming and we are trying to work with them more intensively.