Department for Work and Pensions

We lead on the government’s policies for welfare, pensions and child support. We help people to find jobs and employers to fill vacancies. We make payments to jobseekers, pensioners, disabled people, parents and carers.

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In DWP we are proud of the service we provide to some of the most vulnerable people in our society, at often the most difficult times in their lives. Now we’re working to support the country’s economic recovery, providing essential support at a time when people need it more than ever.

Peter SchofieldPermanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions

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