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Jobcentres: Coronavirus

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Neil Gray Neil Gray Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what contingency plans her Department has made in the event of a covid-19 outbreak in job centres; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

DWP has contingency plans in place that prioritise activities to protect payments to claimants and access to new claims when capacity is compromised.

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