Corporate report

Department for Work and Pensions single departmental plan

The Department for Work and Pensions has set out its objectives and how it will deliver them.



Our single departmental plan sets out our objectives and how we will achieve them.

The headline indicators are used to demonstrate our progress against the strategic objectives. The technical annex shows how each of the department’s headline indicators is calculated.

Published 14 December 2017
Last updated 26 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated single departmental plan to reflect ministerial change.
  2. Updated Secretary of State details.
  3. Removed link to 'Estimates of the separated family population' (section 4.2). The process of refreshing this indicator has revealed significant issues with its methodology. We are currently developing a new indicator.
  4. Changed title of indicator 'Children benefitting from a child maintenance arrangement' to 'Percentage of separated families with a child maintenance arrangement' (section 4.2).
  5. Added technical annex showing how DWP calculates the headline indicators that demonstrate progress against its strategic objectives.
  6. Added newer version of plan.
  7. Updated single departmental plan to reflect ministerial changes.
  8. First published.