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  • DWP announces no requirement to attend jobcentre appointments for three months

    Created: 23/03/2020

    The DWP has announced that:

    • People receiving benefits do not have to attend jobcentre appointments for three months, starting from Thursday 19 March 2020;
    • People will continue to receive their benefits as normal, but all requirements to attend the jobcentre in person are suspended;
    • Jobcentres remain open, and will continue to support people who are not able to use phones and online, including homeless people; and
    • People can still make applications for benefits online if they are eligible.

    For more information see the tweet from the DWP Press Office.

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