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Job Creation Programme

Volume 928: debated on Monday 14 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list in the Official Report the job creation projects proposed or under way in the Wakefield, Leeds and Calderdale districts, respectively; indicating the number of jobs involved in each project.

pursuant to his reply, [Official Report, 2nd March 1977; Vol. 927, c. 233–4], gave the following information:I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the information is as follows:

Projects current
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Work study project8
Environmental improvements20
Assistance in Social Services Dept.3
Environmental improvements30
Wakefield Area Health Authority
Survey of medical records and Compilation of "at risk" register2
International Voluntary Service
Recruitment of volunteers and development of voluntary Ark
Wakefield Area Health Authority Clerical assistance in Works Dept2
Environmental improvements9
Re-organisation of records4
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council Work study project6
Upton & North Elmsall Parish Council Environmental improvements16
West Yorkshire Metropolitan District Council Assistance in excavation of archaelogical sites8
Wakefield Area Health Authority Buildings survey5
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council Environmental improvements5
Wakefield & District Council of Voluntary Service
Setting up and running a battered wives hostel2
Upton & North Elmsall Parish Council Renovation of youth club5
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council Preparation of archive materials1
National Coal Board (3 projects) Environmental improvements60
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council Conversion of library records1
Survey of street numbering and name plates14
Assistance with meals on wheels3
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
Consumer research exercise3
Inventory of plant and equipment3
Implementation of a computerised route costings system3
W Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
Standardisation of stores system1
Wakefield Area Health Authority
Survey of stores2
Assistance in research into uptake of vaccination2
Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council
Leader for mobile playgroup1
West Yorkshire County Council
Administrative support staff49
Excavations on historical sites6
Tree planting and landscaping12
Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council
Integrating book stocks4
Upton and North Elmsall Parish Council
Redecoration and gardening for old people16
West Yorkshire County Council
Research to determine the extent to which vegetable proteins are being used in meat products1
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Establishment of careers information centre1
South Elmsall Town Council
Gardening for elderly16
South Leeds Team Ministry
Internal painting of Airdale District Hospital4
Leeds Area Health Authority
Indexing of medical records3
Leeds City Council
Development of nursery11
Community care scheme10
National Elfrida Rathbone Society
Community playscheme4
Leeds City Council
Environmental improvements24
Establishment of industrial museum8
Leeds Area Health Authority
Rehabilitative assistance for stroke patients4
Beeston YMCA
After-school care club2
Batley Council for Voluntary Services
Painting homes of elderly and disabled persons10
Leeds City Council
Environmental improvements12
Temperature survey in council properties2
Leeds Old Peoples Welfare Committee
Welfare services for the elderly2
Leeds City Council
Creation of garden for the disabled12
Nature trail scheme12
St. Anne's Shelter and Housing Action Ltd
Renovation work and gardening3
Leeds City Council
Gardening for the elderly18
Otley Rugby Union Football Club
Gardening for the e lderly18
Environmental improvements9
Leeds Council for Voluntary Service
Information and co-ordination service for voluntary bodies7
National Children's Home
Construction of classroom7
Leeds City Council
Renovation of almshouses7
Construction of display area for antique furniture4
Chapeltown Community Play Association
Development of playgroup facilities4
Leeds Area Health Authority
Health education campaign13
Leeds Area Health Authority
Collection of items of ethnic interest, production of slides, tapes and video-tapes for use in schools3
Leeds City Council
Research on pre-reading skill acquisition and preparation of document for teachers3
St. Anne's Shelter & Housing Action Ltd.
Assistance at day centre for homeless2
Leeds City Council
Social and literacy teaching for disadvantaged young people4
Aides for home help service6
Recreational facilities for school children4
Printing and manufacture of teaching materials for use by adult literacy scheme6
Leeds Area Health Authority
Research into steroid measurement1
Leeds Association of Mental Health
Ancillary social workers for day centres and homes4
Leeds City Council
Co-ordination of museum and art loan services2
Leeds University
Research into stomach & bowel cancer and immunisation programme4
Leeds City Council
Transposition of site history files5
Leeds University
Analytical back-up to research staff3
Leeds & District Spastics Society
Collection of unwanted furniture2
Leeds Area Health Authority
Survey of case notes and data analysis for cancer control and monitoring1
Wayside Trust
Environmental improvements9
Otley Rotary Club
Environmental improvements11
Leeds Liaison Council for Overseas
Students' Affairs
Survey of welfare needs of students2
Leeds Polytechnic
Extension of teaching resources for ESN children5
St. Georges Crypt
Ancillary staff in hostel for the destitute4
Leeds City Council
Renovation of furniture7
Improvements to golf course7
Environmental improvements5
Leeds University
Development of methods of assessment of drugs used to treat arthritis2
Keighley Technical College
Conversion of building into centre for ESN school leavers9
Leeds Diocesan Rescue, Protection & Child Welfare Society
Ancillary assistance in residential homes4
Leeds City Council
Help for young people with numeracy and literacy problems6
Playground improvements6
Leeds University
Assistance for medical research1
Audio-visual research aids2
Red Ladder Theatre Company
Improvements to theatre company's buildings8
Leeds Womens Aid
Assistance in Women's Refuge3
Leeds City Council
Improvement to shrub nursery7
Wheatfields Nursing Home
Assistance in preparation of planning documents1
Rev. C. Kelly
Assistance with catering facilities at St. Paul's Retreat1
Keighley Council of Social
Services Establishment of good neighbour network3
Leeds City Council
Environmental improvements2
Environmental improvements2
Yorkshire Water Authority
Records re-organisation1
Leeds City Council
Environmental improvements5
Environmental improvements5
Leeds Area Health Authority
Study of female infertility1
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Measurement and categorisatrion of amenity areas1
Gardening for the elderly and disabled5
Conservation, organisation and exploitation of archive resources2
Development of community room and resource centre7
Mytholmroyd Community Association
Renovation of building to create community centre11
Age Concern
Gardening for elderly (2 projects)12
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Compilation of boundary records1
Heptonstall Parish Council
Churchyard improvements5
Stainland Community Centre
Redecoration of community centre6
Halifax Rugby Union Football Club
Improvements to club facilities5
St. John's Parish Centre
Renovations and new building8
Smith Bulmer Co. Ltd.
Clearance of derelict land5
Calderdale Area Health Authority
Updating of hospital estate records2
Todmorden & Walsden Cricket & Bowling Club
Group improvements2
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Catalogue of council dwellings2
Categorisation of council houses2
Projects approved but not yet started:
Wakefield Area Health Authority
Survey of buildings10
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
Diesel fuel oil economy survey4
West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council
Research into presentation of information material2
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Services for the old and disabled1
Upton & North Elmsall Parish Council
Renovation to sports pavilion5
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Services for the elderly and disabled8
South Kirby & Moorthorpe Town Council
Environmental improvements30
Wakefield & District Samaritans
Building renovations18
Wakefield Area Health Authority
Survey of buildings5
Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council
Cataloguing of archaeological museum materials1
University of Leeds
Landscaping scheme3
Leeds City Council
Renovation of building to create outdoor pursuits centre2
Community welfare work7
Dr. Barnardos
Assistance for handicapped and emotionally ustable children2
Leeds Area Health Authority
Construction of footpaths5
Extension of golf course5
Spastics Society
Alterations to a storeroom6
Leeds University
Collation and computerisation of data1
Yorkshire and Humberside Development Association
Assistance with publication2
Leeds University
Devising of a test to assess the Well being of a foetus1
Calderdale Council for Voluntary Service
Renovation to battered wives hostel and shop10
Managers of Ash Tree School
Assistance in School for deprived and disadvantaged children5
Calderdale Area Health Authority
Improvements to hospital grounds2
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Renovation of School furniture7
Calderdale Council for Voluntary Services
Co-ordination of voluntary bodies4
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Redecoration of council dwellings6
Production of teaching and publicity materials4
Projects under consideration:
Sue Ryder Association
Renovation of home36
Leeds City Council
Restoration of mill11
Temperature survey of council property (2 phases)4
Leeds University
Research into effects of radiation therapy1
St. Anne's Shelter and Housing Action Ltd.
Clerical support1
Remedial help for alcoholics7
Leeds City Council
Clearing of walls and buildings4
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Cataoguing and indexing of teaching materials2
Age Concern
Survey of needs of the elderly14
Establishment of advice centre for mental health patients and relatives5