Evidence session: The Work Programme in Wales

04 June 2013

The Welsh Affairs Committee will hold a second evidence session for its inquiry into the Work Programme in Wales on Tuesday 4 June 2013 at 9.30am.

The Committee will hear from subcontractors who deliver the Work Programme in Wales. They are based in the public and voluntary/charitable sectors and deliver the Work Programme in North, Mid and South Wales.

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.


Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

9.30am: Subcontractors

  • Gareth Parry, Director, Remploy Employment Services
  • Paul Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Tydfil Training Consortium Ltd
  • Arthur Beechey, Chief Executive Officer, Agoriad Cyf

This session will be televised.

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

Further information

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