Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy
Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy

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Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy

6.2.1 Government departments

The range of statutory entitlements associated with work can be found from a number of government websites. Perhaps the best place to start is with the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP). Here you will find a comprehensive presentation of the entitlements and benefits associated with work and pensions, working age, pensions and retirement, families and children, and disabled people.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) also has a concern with some of these matters, which can be accessed from www.dti.gov.uk/employment/index.html.

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