Jobcentres: Opening Hours

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th June 2021.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Scottish National Party, Glasgow North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job centres and temporary job centres are currently opening on Sundays; and what discussions her Department has had with staff representatives on Sunday opening.

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

Jobcentres are open Monday to Friday, including Saturdays where this has been agreed. We do not open our Jobcentres on a Sunday, other than in exceptional circumstances to respond to local needs. We have not had any conversations with our Departmental Trade Unions about opening on Sundays.

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