Employment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 26th March 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, what research his Department has commissioned on links between securing a short-hours job and securing a longer-hours job; and if he will make a statement.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will place in the Library the research his Department has commissioned on links between securing a short-hours job and a subsequent gain of longer-hours jobs.

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

The Department has not commissioned any research specifically on this topic. We will consider the need to commission any such research alongside future Departmental evidence requirements.

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