The December quarter benefit numbers released today show the Government’s plan to get people off the benefit and into work is starting to pay off and more people are getting into work…. Read here for more From Hon Carmel Sepuloni 

Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni  said “Nearly 19,000 people cancelled their benefit and went into work in the last few months of the year – that’s about the population of Levin – and is the second quarter in a row that the number of people coming off the benefit and into work has increased, year on year. The Government is making progress on ensuring that everyone who is able to is earning, learning, caring or volunteering. ”

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