Incentivising Return to the Labour Market

Part of Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at on 23 January 2023.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

The Secretary of State has just said that we should be focusing on what people can do. One key to getting older people back into work is for employers—public and private—to value experience as much as paper qualifications, and in particular not to insist on degrees and A-levels unless they are strictly relevant. He could even take up my private Member’s Bill, the Employment (Application Requirements) Bill, to bring that about.