Scotland’s Future Employment Services Advisory Group
The Scottish Government is working to take forward the Smith Commission agreement that employment support programmes currently contracted by DWP be devolved on expiry of their current commercial arrangements including the contracts to deliver the Work Programme and Work Choice and we are working to deliver these in Scotland from 1 April 2017.
has been formed to help Government take this work forward. The Group will play a critical role in shaping future employment support services in Scotland. The Group will champion a partnership approach to future developments, supporting the Scottish Governments public consultation by promoting dialogue between users of employment services, service providers, employers, local partnerships, national agencies, the third sector and the Scottish Government.
Further details including the group membership and meeting notes can be
Previous meetings in 2016
1 June 2016
20 April 2016
24 February 2016
13 January 2016