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Welfare Reform Act 2009

11A Persons not required to meet the jobseeking conditions

275.This section provides for regulations to be made which would require people who are not required to meet the jobseeking conditions, and who are not a member of a joint-claim couple, to undertake work-focused interviews. The purpose of the interview is to consider a person’s existing and future employment and training prospects or needs. Subsection (3) provides that a lone parent with a child aged under one will not be required to undertake work-focused interviews.

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