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Lone parents with younger children: the Progression to Work pathfinders

Published Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Welfare Reform Act 2009 includes provisions to enable piloting of mandatory 'work-related activity' for lone parents on Income Support and partners of benefit claimants with a youngest child aged 3-6. The Labour Government announced proposals to run 'pathfinders' in four Jobcentre Plus districts in England from October 2010.

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The Welfare Reform Act 2009 includes provisions to enable piloting of mandatory 'work-related activity' for lone parents on Income Support and partners of benefit claimants with a youngest child aged 3-6. The Labour Government announced proposals to run 'pathfinders' in four Jobcentre Plus districts in England from October 2010.

Commons Briefing papers SN05534

Author: Steven Kennedy

Topics: Benefits policy, Children and families, Employment schemes, Family benefits, Working age benefits

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