Impact of welfare reforms on women

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-03-20
Session date: 
March 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1124
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

As the income for many Londoners will decrease as a result of the benefit changes being implemented in April 2013, childcare being already unaffordable for many and public sector pay restraints and cuts disproportionately affecting women, what action are you mitigate the effect of welfare reforms on women?

Answer

Answer for Impact of welfare reforms on women

Answer for Impact of welfare reforms on women

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please see my response to MQ 1115/ 2013.

My aim is to improve opportunities for women to gain well-paid employment, including through my part-time jobs campaign.