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Part of Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Karl McCartney Karl McCartney Conservative, Lincoln

I thank my hon. Friend for his answer. Is he aware that in Lincoln we are pleased that the claimant rate is as low as 4.4%, which is a vast improvement on what it was when I was first elected in 2010? Will he outline what other initiatives his Department is undertaking, as well as the local jobs fairs that Conservative MPs organise in their constituencies, to assist the 2,500 or so claimants in my constituency?