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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 170588, tabled on 21 March 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the evidential basis is for introducing more conditionality for entitlement to benefits.

Answered on

29 March 2023

The Department has previously published evidence on the impact of Work Coach Support on Claimant outcomes including JSA Weekly Signing (2015) and the Intensive Activity Programme (2015) JSA Weekly Signing(opens in a new tab) (2015): Jobseeker’s Allowance signing trials ( in a new tab) Intensive Activity Programme(opens in a new tab) (2015): Intensive Activity Programme trial evaluation: evidence synthesis ( in a new tab).