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Jobseeker’s Allowance: Construction Industry

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment she has made of entitlement to jobseeker's allowance of construction industry workers during periods of temporary unemployment; and if she will make a statement. (282362)

A construction industry worker or anyone else who has been temporary laid-off work, or who is on short-time working, may be entitled to JSA provided they meet certain conditions.

There are no plans to review this policy.