Work Programme failing homeless people

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 14:01 -- nick

The Work Programme is failing in its attempts to support homeless people into work.

That is the stark warning from Peter Watson, a former drug addict and homeless man interviewed in today's Guardian.

Having cleaned up after two decades, he was put on Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), recognising that he had barriers to overcome before he would be ready for work.


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