Government’s Work Programme is 'worse than doing nothing'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Communities

The Government's Work Programme has been branded as "worse than doing nothing" by Labour. It has been revealed that the multi-£billion scheme to help the long-term unemployed into work has only managed to get 3.6 percent of those taking part into secure employment in the last 14 months. The Public Accounts Committee has just finished a report on the programme, with chair, Margaret Hodge MP, commenting that its effectiveness so far had been "extremely poor". She said: "It is shocking that, o...

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