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In-work conditionality

A pilot scheme where the Secretary of State can select claimants on a random basis to be subject to work-related requirements when their weekly earnings are above the Administrative Earnings Threshold - weekly earnings equal to or more than £5 above the jobseeker's allowance (JSA) personal allowance for a single person aged 25 or over or, if a member of a couple, combined weekly earnings equal to or more than £10 above the JSA personal allowance for a couple.