Work experience pilot displacement of jobs

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2013
Reference: 
2013/0712
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How can you ensure that placements under your mandatory work experience pilot don't displace existing jobs? There have been many anecdotal reports of this happening in other parts of the Work Programme.

Answer

Answer for Work experience pilot displacement of jobs

Answer for Work experience pilot displacement of jobs

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The creation of placements under Day One Support for Young People is carefully managed by the Department for Work and Pensions. The substantive element of the trailblazer is to provide young Londoners with a quality work placement which will improve the individual's chances of entering into paid employment.

The Work Programme has a very different target group and objective