New workfare regulations: The Jobseekers Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/276)

 The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations 2013
These Regulations make provision for schemes under section 17A of the Jobseekers Act 1995 (“the Jobseekers Act”) which are designed to assist claimants to obtain employment, including self-employment,…
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/276/contents/made Updated: 14/2/13

22/2/13 update: Decision Makers Guide: Memo DMG 04/13: JSA and Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment
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Background: Landmark workfare ruling, “govt acted unlawfully #workfare is quashed” (12/2/13)

Since the landmark workfare ruling it is worth remembering that many websites had been saying that workfare and work programme has always been unlawful, such as:

workprogramme.org.uk
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://workprogramme.org.uk

refusewp.com
http://web.archive.org/web/20120130160454/http://www.refusewp.com/
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The information on the above websites is now out of date.

The Jobseekers Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/276) are due to be published 14 February 2013 and will be available for download from legislation.gov.uk after 2:30 pm.”
Kind regards, Dawn Dean  Service and Performance Manager Legislation Services Team legislation@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk +44 (0)20 8392 5215 The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU

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