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Work and Pensions written question – answered on 28th February 2014.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of Jobcentre Plus offices had a dedicated Disability Employment Adviser in the latest period for which figures are available.
All Jobcentres have access to a Disability Employment Adviser (DEA).
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Posted on 3 Mar 2014 7:30 pm (Report this annotation)
Notice the careful hair-splitting here: "access to" is not the same thing as employing dedicated disability advisers at each job-center. It would be helpful if ministers and MPs would spend more time honestly facing up to problems in policies than they do on inventive methods of covering backs.
Posted on 4 Mar 2014 8:42 am (Report this annotation)
The ratio is apparently 1 disability adviser for 600 ESA claimants
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