This snapshot, taken on
29/05/2010
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
 
 
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.
Logo for the Government Office for Yorkshire and The Humber Illuminated York Minster Window
Home
News
About Us
Publications
Contact Us
Vacancies
A-Z Index
Help
Home > YH ezines > Ezine Backissues > > News > Publication of Green Paper: 'No one written off: reforming welfare to reward responsibility' – July 2008

Publication of Green Paper: 'No one written off: reforming welfare to reward responsibility' – July 2008

Published: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:06:56

The recently published Green Paper, by James Purnell, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, sets out the Government’s Proposals on the next steps towards its ambition of achieving an employment rate of 80% of the working age population. It also sets out plans to offer more support to benefit claimants in return for them accepting more responsibility to help themselves into work and seeks views on the plans from a wide range of people and organisations.

The consultation gives people the opportunity to shape the policy covering working for benefits, penalties for not accepting support, skills checks, training for lone parents, use of volunteering as a back to work strategy, flexibilities in the system, partners of benefit claimants, individual budgets for disabled people, simplified benefits system and commissioning. We encourage you to take part in the consultation by sending your responses by 22 October 2008 to:

Contact Details:

Welfare Reform Consultation Team
DWP
Room 249
The Adelphi
1-11 John Adam St
London
WC2N 6HT


  Text Only  |  Print View
  
    
  Advanced Search
  Feedback on this page
  Go to another region
Go to another region
  Go to National homepage

WAI AAA conformance logo, link opens in a new window