§ Mr. Cummings
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement concerning the future of jobcentres and unemployment benefit offices in Peterlee and Seaham.
§ Mr. Eggar
The employment service is working progressively to bring jobcentres and benefit offices together under one roof. This will provide a new and improve one-stop service.
I will ensure that the hon. Member is informed as soon as decisions about the future of offices in Peterlee and Seaham have been taken.