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Lone Parents

Volume 470: debated on Monday 7 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department has taken to support lone parents in finding work; and what plans he has for further assistance. (175878)

The New Deal for lone parents has supported over half a million people into work.

Our recent document “Ready for Work” sets out how we will expect more lone parents with school age children to actively find work along with a package of measures to provide lone parents with the skills, confidence and financial support to both find and stay in work.