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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th October 2017.

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Photo of Eleanor Smith Eleanor Smith Labour, Wolverhampton South West 12:00 am, 9th October 2017

As of November 2016, youth unemployment in my constituency of Wolverhampton South West was 27%. Now, we are due to have the roll-out in December and this will see the enforcement of the youth obligation. What steps has the Minister taken to ensure that young people who reside in constituencies such as mine are provided with support into employment, while the transition to the full UC service is implemented?