Written Question – Welfare [03/02/2017]

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria were used to select Port Glasgow Jobcentre for closure. (62111)

Tabled on: 27 January 2017

Damian Hinds:

The Department has sought to merge together multiple sites in close proximity. Merging the staff and services from Port Glasgow into Greenock Jobcentre maximises use of space and offers good value for money. The merge would not be viable in reverse.

The answer was submitted on 03 Feb 2017 at 11:35.