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Employment Schemes: Females

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps her Department has taken to help new female claimants of jobseeker’s allowance to find long-term employment in the last 12 months. (313526)

All JSA customers are treated according to their individual circumstances, in keeping with a personalised and professional service and have the same access to the wide range of initiatives to help them return to work.

All departmental policies are subject to an Equality impact assessment and after implementation take up of programmes is monitored, including by gender, for further development of design and delivery.