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Volume 828: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list under separate heads the amounts paid by his Department for training of older workers and transferred workers in each development area in respect of each of the years ended June, 1968 to 1971.

The Department's scheme of grants towards the training of older workers in Development and Intermediate Areas was only introduced in January, 1971. The total amounts of grant paid in each region up to the end of October. 1971, are as follows:

Northern Region10,500
Midlands Region700
Yorks & Humberside Region1,200
North Western Region5,700
South Western Region2,200
Information about amounts paid to transferred workers under the Department's Transfer Schemes is not available separately for Development Areas.