Restart Programme

(asked on 16th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department is on course to launch their Restart scheme on 28 June 2021 and commence referrals on 12 July 2021.

Answered by
Mims Davies Portrait
Mims Davies
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 22nd June 2021

DWP is currently on course, with final readiness assurance taking place. DWP should begin Restart Scheme conversations with claimants from 28th June 2021, and referrals to providers starting from 12th July 2021.

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