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Local Employment Act, 1960

Volume 645: debated on Wednesday 2 August 1961

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asked the President of the Board of Trade how many applications for assistance under the Local Employment Act, 1960, have now been received from England, Wales, and Scotland, respectively; and how many have been granted or rejected or are still under consideration.

The following table sets out the information requested in respect of applications for financial assistance under the Local Employment Act up to 17th July, 1961:

Applications receivedOffers of assistanceApplications unsuccessfulUnder consideration or awaiting information
England2501079845
Wales78174219
Scotland2307810250

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many applications have been received from South Caernarvonshire for assistance under the Local Employment Act, 1960; and how many have been granted or rejected or are still under consideration.

Six applications for financial assistance under Local Employment Act have been received from South Caernarvonshire. Two offers of assistance have been made, two applications have been unsuccessful and two are under consideration.