Committee to hear evidence on the Work Programme in Wales

03 July 2013

The Welsh Affairs Committee will hold its final evidence session for its inquiry into the Work Programme in Wales on Wednesday 3 July 2013. The Committee will hear from the Minister for Employment, Mr Mark Hoban MP, on the performance of the Work Programme in Wales to date. 


Wednesday 3 July 2013, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

2.30 pm

  • Mr Mark Hoban MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions.

The session follows today’s release of the Government’s second set of official data about the performance of the Work Programme.

The Government introduced the Work Programme to help long-term unemployed people find work and come off unemployment benefits. It replaced a number of existing programmes, including the remaining New Deals; the Flexible New Deal; and Pathways to Work, the previous scheme for incapacity benefits claimants.

This evidence session is open to the public and press, all are welcome to attend. The venue is fully accessible. There is no need to reserve a place but if you would like more information please contact the Committee on 020 7219 6189 or

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