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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 Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) 3:37 pm, 30th January 2017

The DWP said that it wants to reduce its estate by 20%, but in Glasgow it is closing 50% of the estate, and in Inverness, where I grew up and my father once worked at the jobcentre, it is reducing locations by two thirds. Why is Glasgow losing out disproportionately?