Work Programme not actually working

The Government’s multi-billion-pound ‘Work Programme’, a scheme designed to get long-term unemployed individuals off benefit and into the work force, is said to be failing by MPs.

In its first 14 months, the scheme has only managed to get 3.6% of participants into secure employment, with Labour claiming the programme is “worse than doing nothing”.

Read the full story on BBC News.

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