Examining the National Audit Office (NAO) Report on the Pathways into Work initiative

22 July 2010

A Department for Work and Pensions programme to reduce the number of people claiming incapacity benefits and help them into work has had a limited impact and, while a serious attempt to tackle an intractable issue, has turned out to provide poor value for money.

Wednesday 21 July 2010 at 3.30pm

The Public Accounts Committee calls the following witnesses:

(at 3.30pm): Public Sector Providers:

  • Chris Melvin, Chief Executive, Reed-in-Partnership
  • Steve Marsland, Executive Director, A4e

(at approximately 4pm): Department for Work and Pensions

  • Sir Leigh Lewis KCB, Permanent Secretary
  • Alan Cave, Director of Delivery
  • Adam Sharples, Employment Group Director General

Read the National Audit Office Report:

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