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Employment Services: Suffolk

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of David Ruffley David Ruffley Conservative, Bury St Edmunds

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps are being taken in (a) Bury St Edmunds constituency and (b) Suffolk to support older jobseekers in using online recruitment processes.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

Bury St Edmunds Jobcentre and all Suffolk Jobcentres provide public computers with internet access for jobseekers to use. Staff are available to offer individual coaching and to support jobseekers completing online applications.

Several partner organisations including New Careers Service and F1 Training support jobseekers through online job applications and up skill them to be self-sufficient in online recruitment processes. FiftyON East and TCHC also offer this support specifically for older jobseekers.

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