“Plans due to be published by the Government later today include a voluntary work experience placements for young people “with limited capability for work”.
Supporters believe the move, included in the Government’s Green Paper proposals, will help them gain confidence and skills in real offices and factories.
But critics are likely to claim it gives bosses free labour.”
Tory claims on sick notes for long-term disabled people blasted as ‘insult’ – Mirror – 31/10/16
Workfare for people with mental health problems
Damian Green also seems to suggest the possibility or workfare and or work related activity for people with mental health problems, potentially for those currently assessed as not fit for work or with limited capacity for work.
Youth workfare references[ Summary of youth workfare proposals ]
Youth Workfare: Direct Action and Campaigning Against
(3) (e) undertaking work experience or a work placement