Work programme engagement with boroughs

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1321
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will you lobby the Department for Work and Pensions to ask that Prime providers of the Work Programme sign up to London Councils' suggested minimum engagement levels?

Answer

Answer for Work programme engagement with boroughs

Answer for Work programme engagement with boroughs

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I understand that London boroughs and Work Programme Prime Contractors are working together to establish more formal partnership agreements. It is critical to the success of any employment programme that strong relationships between contracted providers and local stakeholders are in place.