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Welfare to work programmes: an overview

Published Thursday, December 9, 2010

This note provides an overview of the main back-to-work schemes that offer support to unemployed individuals in their job search. The system is currently in a state of transition between the New Deal programmes of the previous Government and the Coalition Government's policy of replacing them with a new scheme called the Work Programme by summer 2011.

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This note provides an overview of the main back-to-work schemes that offer support to unemployed individuals in their job search. The system is currently in a state of transition between the New Deal programmes of the previous Government and the Coalition Government's policy of replacing them with a new scheme called the Work Programme by summer 2011.

Commons Briefing papers SN05627

Author: Daniel Harari

Topics: Economic policy, Employment, Employment schemes, Training, Unemployment

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