The Work Programme ''will not do enough''

Wednesday, 02 May 2012

The Work Programme ''will not do enough''

Synopsis

"A leading figure at a centre-right think tank has accused ministers of failing to grasp the scale of the unemployment crisis and claimed that government welfare reforms will not be sufficient to solve 'huge structural problems' in the labour market.

"Matthew Oakley, the head of economics and social policy at Policy Exchange, told a Westminster debate that the Work Programme will not do enough in the short term to address long-term worklessness and youth unemployment."

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