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Unemployment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 3009, tabled on 18 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent comparative assessment her Department has made of the (a) unemployment and (b) youth unemployment rates in (i) Coventry North East constituency and (ii) the UK; and what steps her Department is taking to reduce unemployment in that constituency.

Answered on

26 May 2021

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At the 2020 Spending Review, the Chancellor confirmed A Plan for Jobs, which placed DWP at the heart of providing significantly expanded employment support to people becoming newly unemployed and those falling in to long-term unemployment, investing over £30bn in measures to create, support and protect jobs.