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DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work

Inquiry

DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work

This inquiry is looking 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 is focusing 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 and government responses

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Oral evidence transcripts

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25 November 2020
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Carys Roberts (Executive Director at Institute for Public Policy Research), Julia Waltham (Head of Policy and Influencing at Working Families), and Dr Mary-Ann Stephenson (Director at Women’s Budget Group)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
25 November 2020
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Hector Minto (Senior Technology Evangelist for Accessibility at Microsoft), James Taylor (Executive Director for Strategy, Impact and Social Change at Scope), and Kim Chaplain (Associate Director of Work at Centre for Ageing Better)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
11 November 2020
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Professor Nick Pearce (Director, University of Bath Institute for Policy Research), Dr Malcolm Torry (Independent researcher and author, and General Manager of the Basic Income Earth Network), Anthony Painter (Chief Research and Impact Officer, RSA), Paul Vaughan (Head of Communities and Neighbourhoods at Fife Council), and Edward Davies (Director of Policy at Centre for Social Justice)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Working Families
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
WrittenEvidence
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
WrittenEvidence
DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Disabled People Against Cuts National Steering Group
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
WrittenEvidence

Other publications

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