Employment Guarantee Bill

Bills Presented – in the House of Commons at 1:00 pm on 13th June 2018.

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Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57)

Frank Field, supported by Sir Nicholas Soames, Jack Brereton, Margaret Beckett, Stephen Timms, Jeremy Lefroy, Sir Roger Gale, Kate Hoey, Ruth Smeeth, Sammy Wilson, Jim Shannon and Diana Johnson, presented a Bill to require the Secretary of State to guarantee paid employment for six months for claimants of Jobseeker’s Allowance, or the jobseeker’s component of Universal Credit, who have been unemployed for six months or longer; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 6 July, and to be printed (Bill 224).