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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06630: Adam Tomkins (Glasgow)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 27 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what transitional arrangements will be put in place for jobseekers referred to the Work First programme between April and December 2017.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 7 February 2017

The Work First Scotland (WFS) programme will deliver high quality employment support to those with a disability in Scotland from April 2017, who want and need help to enter and remain in the labour market.

Further detail of how WFS will operate are available on the Employability in Scotland website and can be found at the following link:

http://www.employabilityinscotland.com/policy-and-partnership/scotlands-devolved-employment-services/employment-support-2017/