All 5 results for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lesley Laird

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Closures (7 Sep 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of claimants accessing jobcentre services are (a) long-term unemployed, (b) identified as having additional support needs and (c) identified as having additional employment skills or training needs; what steps his Department has taken to review the needs of long-term unemployed and other claimants with...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Reorganisation (7 Sep 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of regional corporate hubs or shared premises as part of the planned changes to jobcentres.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Scotland (7 Sep 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the evidential basis is for the jobcentre services in Scotland meeting the Government's criteria of three miles or 20 minutes radius travel distance for claimants to reach a jobcentre; what modes of transport his Department used in its assessment of travel time; what consultation his Department has carried out with claimants affected...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Closures (7 Sep 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Minister for Employment's oral contribution of 19 July 2017, Official Report, column 823, whether trade unions have been informed that no job losses will result from the proposed closure of jobcentres in Scotland; and how many additional staff will be recruited as front line staff and work coaches.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Scotland (7 Sep 2017)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to publish the equality impact assessment on jobcentre closures in Scotland; and if he will place a copy of that assessment in the Library.


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