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Temporary Employment Subsidy

Volume 950: debated on Wednesday 24 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) what is the total number of jobs being supported by temporary employment subsidy, to the most recent available date, in

IndustryPosition as at 14th May 1978Total number of jobs
Agriculture, forestry and fishing114
Mining and quarrying4158
Food, drink and tobacco1,1231,352
Chemicals and allied industries2020
Metal manufacturing100100
Mechanical engineering512530
Instrument engineering65
Shipbuilding4669
Vehicles105122
Metal goods not elsewhere specified2768
Textiles8,37714,622
Electrical engineering75573
Leather, leather goods, fur23235
Clothing and footwear3,7257,721
Bricks, pottery, glass, cement, etc.117494
Timber, furniture440471
Paper, printing and publishing1,4821,544
Other manufacturing industries166166
Construction733819
Transport and communication81
Insurance, banking, finance and business services1010
Miscellaneous services25105
Distributive trades108265
TOTAL17,25529,604

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the total amount spent on temporary employment subsidy in Northern Ireland in the financial year 1977–78.

The total amount spent on temporary employment subsidy in the financial year 1977–78 was £12,162,420.