Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry Submission:
Plan for Jobs and Employment Support

The Parliamentary Select Committee for Work and Pensions recently announced their inquiry into the Plan for Jobs and Employment Support. The Committee is looking at the effectiveness of Government support to get people into employment, including disadvantaged groups such as those in low-paid jobs and young people.

ERSA is submitting to the select committee’s inquiry and our submission will be based on the experiences and expertise of our members.

We ask therefore for your input so we can build a submission that will carry with it the shared voice of the sector.

ERSA must submit this to the Committee by 16 September, we need your input by Monday 5 September, by 5pm and earlier if you can.

The Inquiry is built around the call for evidence and it’s 20 questions. There are three sections to the CfE, a Context section, a Support Programmes section, and a Policy section.

ERSA must capture as much detail as possible from our members. You do not have to answer all the questions, but please respond to any of the questions you can and please provide opinion, insight, evidence, and data whenever possible. Please include the question number.

The ERSA team would also like to highlight the importance of some of ERSA’s ongoing work in particular:

The questions in the Call for Evidence are included below. 


Support Programmes


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