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Unemployment news from UK Parliament.

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Minister questioned on Universal Credit and domestic abuse
Work and Pensions Committee hears from Support and Children's Minister on Universal Credit and the potential for domestic abuse
24 April 2018
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Committee questions Ministers on Universal Credit
Work and Pensions Committee questions UK and Scottish Ministers on the work incentive
24 January 2018
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Recruitment and re-skilling of older workers examined
Women and Equalities Committee questions policy experts on recruitment bias
24 January 2018
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Experts questioned on employment barriers for older people
Women and Equalities Committee considers older people and employment
13 December 2017
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Scottish Government Minister questioned in Stirling
Scottish Affairs Committee hears from Scottish Government Minister on sustainable employment
06 November 2017
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Jobcentre Plus closures result of incoherent planning and need rethink
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the planned closure of Jobcentres in Scotland
26 April 2017
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Liberate new youth employment programme from Universal Credit
Work and Pensions Committee publishes report on employment opportunities for young people
29 March 2017
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MPs debate Jobcentre plus office closures
On 16 March MPs took part in a general debate in Westminster Hall
02 March 2017
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Backbench Business Committee weekly meeting 28 February 2017
MPs bid for a number of debates including on jobcentre plus office closures
27 February 2017
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Minister questioned on Jobcentre Plus closures in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee holds one-off session on the consequences for job seekers and staff
08 February 2017
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Minister for Employment questioned on employment opportunities for young people
Work and Pensions Committee hears from Damian Hinds and Iain Walsh
12 December 2016
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Doubts over jobcentre role in flagship work and health programme
Work and Pensions Committee finds grave concerns over challenges faced by Work Coaches in Jobcentre Plus
09 November 2016
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MPs debate on reductions to Employment Support Allowance and universal credit
On 17 November MPs debated the reductions to Employment Support Allowance and universal credit
03 November 2016
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Muslims and employment: what is the Government doing to close the gap?
Women and Equalities Committee questions Ministers on what the Government is doing to tackle islamophobia
10 May 2016
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FE and school leaders discuss employment opportunities and outcomes for young people
Social Mobility Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 28 October from 10.35am
26 October 2015