Scottish Affairs Committee

Jobcentre Plus closures in Scotland one-off session

Inquiry status: Concluded

Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry. Following the dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all Select Committees cease to exist until after the general election. If an inquiry on this subject is held in the future, the Committee may refer to the evidence already gathered as part of this inquiry.

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Scope of the session

The Committee holds a one off session on planned closures to Jobcentre Plus offices in Scotland.

The session aims to clarify Department for Work and Pensions plans to close up to 8 Jobcentre Plus offices in Glasgow, and the news that this will be extended to the rest of Scotland and the UK.

The Committee asks the Minister of State for Employment, Damian Hinds, to clarify his plans and set out how he reached the decision.

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