DWP consultation on Work Programme

The Department for Work and Pensions will tomorrow launch its consultation on the development of their 2013 commissioning strategy for welfare-to-work services. It will be seeking views on how to use private, voluntary, community and public sector providers to deliver future services. We were largely pleased with the Ministry of Justice’s recent consultation process into probation reform, and their inclusion of many challenges presented by providers in their ‘A Strategy for Reform’ consultation response. We hope that the welfare-to-work provider base also comes up with constructive, commercial ideas for improving future service provision – and that the DWP listens.

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