SB 15-53 Scotland Bill: Employment Support

The Smith Commission proposed further devolution of employment programmes. The Scotland Bill, as introduced, would in effect, devolve the Work Programme (which is aimed at those at risk of long term unemployment) and Work Choice (for disabled people). This briefing sets out the current provision for employment support in reserved and devolved areas before summarising the progress of proposals for further devolution.

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Published: 07 September 2015

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