Reminder: Workfare not abolished or mentioned in any 2017 election manifesto

During the 2017 snap general election no manifesto mentioned or repealed workfare (work for your benefits) legislation.

Workfare legislation (“Work for your benefit”)

Welfare Reform Act (2009) – Part 1 Social security – “Work for your benefit” schemes etc.
Welfare Reform Act (2012) – Section 16 (3) (e) and Section 55 for sick and disabled people
Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act (2013)

Compulsory schemes that include workfare

Youth Obligation
Work and Health Programme
Work Programme

Manifestos
(pdf files)

Conservative (Scotland version) – Green –  Labour (Wales version) – LiberalSNPUKIP

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