Welfare-to-work - first official figures released
The government's flagship welfare-to-work programme has failed to hit its main target, official figures show.
Under the scheme, firms and charities are paid to help find jobs for the long-term unemployed.
But only 3.53% of people found a job for six months or more - missing the coalition's 5.5% target.
The BBC's Michael Buchanan reports.
27 Nov 2012
- From the section UK