Just one in ten jobless households takes up department’s pilot project

The government is concerned about the number of households where nobody is working because of the high levels of poverty and deprivation – particularly for children

10th February, 2019

Just one in ten people in a jobless household pilot project has engaged with the Department of Social Protection.

The government is concerned about the number of households where nobody is working because of the high levels of poverty and deprivation – particularly for children.

It set up a pilot project to contact the partners of those in jobless households – usually women – to see if they have a better chance of getting into...

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