Department for Work and Pensions

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Department for Work and Pensions

The UK Government department which supports its ministers (for disabled people, employment, pensions, welfare reform) in developing and implementing policies and strategies aimed at:
• People who receive benefits (the “dole”);
• People who need help to get work;
• Disabled people;
• Older people;
• People who get the State Pension.
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