Losing benefits for turning down jobs 'clearer and tougher', warns minister

Advertise here

Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Health, Universal Credit

Employment minister Mark Hoban says the new sanctions regime for jobseekers - which will see a claimant lose their benefit for 13 weeks if they turn down a job without good reason - is "clearer and tougher". Employment minister Mark Hoban was responding to Conservative MP Marcus Jones' question in Parliament this month where he said those "who can work should work". Mr Hoban said: "A new sanctions regime for jobseeker’s allowance was introduced on 22 October. The new regime is cleare...

Read full article...