Department for work and pensions group

About the group

The DWP group campaigns hard for members and works tirelessly to improve the pay, terms and conditions and job security through our negotiations with DWP management, ministers and the government.

PCS funds these pages because they are vital for communicating to DWP members, who we hope will increasingly use, contribute to and enjoy this site and use it as an important resource.

If you have any views on the website or suggestions please contact the PCS Leeds office.

Get the latest information on the PCS campaign to:

  • stop office closures
  • defend jobs
  • defend services to the public.


Extension to DWP Opening Hours 

27 Sep 2017

DWP has today announced its plans on extending the DWP’s opening hours. Under the Employee Deal, DWP agreed not to extend evening or Saturday opening until October 2017 at the earliest. DWP has now confirmed that there will be no extension to opening hours for the start of Rotation 3 in February 2018, which was effectively the earliest date from when this could have started. This is a welcome reassurance for members.

PCS demands full consultation on DWP closure plans

15 Sep 2017

PCS has been in consultation with DWP for some time now around the ending of the estates contract with Tele-Trillium in March 2018. DWP is expected to announce the closure dates of most of the offices which are to be divested next week. This article explains the processes to be followed at site level in order to ensure that PCS representatives are kept fully engaged on local closure/co-location plans.

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