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Employment: Students

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 171394, tabled on 22 March 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant the Answer of 17 March 2023 to Question 162174 on Employment, whether his Department's review into workforce participation will look into the workforce participation of students.

Answered on

30 March 2023

The Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions was asked to lead work across Government to look in detail at the issue of participation in the labour market. As part of this work, the Department reviewed data to better understand the reasons behind economic inactivity. This included looking at students.