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DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work

Inquiry

This inquiry looked at how prepared the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and its Jobcentre Plus network is for changes in the world of work brought about by new technology.

It focussed on:

  • The challenges the DWP faces as a result of technological change
  • How prepared the DWP is for these challenges already
  • What further changes might be needed to best support benefit claimants in the future world of work.

Read the call for evidence to find out more about the inquiry.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 216
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2021–22
HC 834
Special Report
Third Special Report - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2021–22
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 834
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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11 February 2021
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Mims Davies MP (Minister for Employment at Department for Work and Pensions), Jonathan Mills (Director General, Policy Group at Department for Work & Pensions), and John Paul Marks (Director General, Work and Health Services at Department for Work and Pensions)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
13 January 2021
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Tebessum Rashid (Deputy Chief Executive at Black Training and Enterprise Group)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
13 January 2021
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Antony Walker (Deputy Chief Executive Officer at techUK), Tamara Hill (Employment and Skills Policy Advisor at British Retail Consortium), Dr George Zarkadakis (Digital Lead at Willis Towers Watson), and Verity Davidge (Director of Central Policy at Make UK)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
PCW0068 - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Working Families
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
PCW0065 - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Professor Alan Felstead (Professor Alan Felstead, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
PCW0064 - DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Disabled People Against Cuts National Steering Group
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence

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