Work Programme

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 223098, what the value is of overpayments recovered from Work Programme providers since June 2011.

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

The overpayments recovered from Work Programme providers since June 2011 to 31st January 2015 is £30m, which is less than 2% of total expenditure on the programme.

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