Work Programme Evaluation: the participant experience report

N Meager, B Newton, Roy Derek Sainsbury, Anne Corden, Annie Louise Irvine

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report brings together and summarises the key evidence available from the different strands of the Work Programme evaluation relating to the experience of participants. In particular, it presents analyses from two waves of a large scale longitudinal survey of participants and a multi-wave (partly cross-section, partly longitudinal) programme of in-depth qualitative fieldwork with participants. The evaluation tracks the Work Programme over several years from its launch in 2011.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherDepartment for Work and Pensions
ISBN (Print)978-1-910219-65-2
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2014

Publication series

NameDepartment for Work and Pensions Research Report


  • social security
  • benefits
  • unemployment
  • employment
  • Work Programme
  • claimants
  • welfare to work


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