Work Programme

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th March 2013.

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Photo of Brian H Donohoe Brian H Donohoe Labour, Central Ayrshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

(1) what proportion of people placed in work under the Work programme qualify for tax credits;

(2) what proportion of placements under the Work programme are in jobs paying less than the living wage;

(3) what proportion of placements under the Work programme are in jobs of 30 hours per week or less;

(4) what proportion of placements under the Work programme are in jobs paying the minimum wage;

(5) what proportion of placements under the Work programme are in jobs of 20 hours per week or less.

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The Work programme is not a work placement scheme. Work programme providers offer a range of support to help participants into jobs and to sustain employment.

The information requested therefore is not available.

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