New temporary Jobcentre to open on Manton Lane

March 15, 2021 8:00 AM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Job Centre Plus signThe Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are opening a new temporary Jobcentre to open on Manton Lane at The Annex, Woodlands on Mnaton Lane.

The new Jobcentre is as a result of increased demand in services due to the Coronavirus19 pandemic and the need to provide them additonal support.

The DWP said "Due to the economic impact of the pandemic, it is vitally important that the Department helps support both new and existing customers through these critical Work Coach roles. This will help ensure that our millions of customers receive the payments and help that they need and to ensure that we continue to support often the most vulnerable members of society."