Work Programme

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Nick Brown Nick Brown Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne East

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of devolving the Work Programme to Metro Mayors and Combined Authorities.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

We have committed to explore joint commissioning for next round of Work Programme contracts with Greater Manchester, London, Sheffield and Leeds. We are working with these areas to assess the feasibility for this approach.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.