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Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the answer of 24 October 2007, Official Report, columns 283-4W, how many of the 300,000 new jobs expected under company agreements had been created at the latest date for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. (256824)

Through Local Employment Partnerships, Jobcentre Plus and its partners work to enable employers to recruit disadvantaged jobless people in greater numbers. More than 100,000 people have already been helped into work through Local Employment Partnerships.