There have been 27,800+ unpaid work placements within Jobcentres and the DWP

“Placements are usually expected to last between 4-6 weeks but can be less or more – with a maximum of 8 weeks.

  • 2011-2012 = 834
  • 2012-2013 = 1077
  • 2013-2014 = 4066
  • 2014-2015 = 7356
  • 2015-2016 = 7428
  • 2016-2017 = 4344
  • 2017-2018 (to end of Jan 2018) = 2671

…We do not hold data on the number of people who have subsequently secured employment with DWP following the work experience placement”
HC Deb, 22 February 2018, cW – #workfare

 

500000

 

 

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