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Job Creation

Volume 961: debated on Friday 26 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many applications have been received under the special temporary employment programme for the funding of co-operative workshops; and how many have been approved, giving details of the name of the sponsor, the amount of grant, the number of jobs

SponsorMSC grant£Number of jobsNature of enterprisesPeriod of funding
Dowlais Knitwear66,00022Manufacture of skirts and blouses44 weeks from 18 December 1978
Bristol youth workshop41,35412Manufacture of wooden kitchenware and packaging. Light engineering work.52 weeks from 18 December 1978
Antur Aelhaearn8,78613Manufacture of knitted woollen goods.12 weeks from 1 January 1979
Aguirre40,99013Manufacture of hand-made textiles, clothing, leatherwork.49 weeks
Balham Food and Book Co-operative24,0137Retailing of food and books52 weeks
MDB Electronics29,76016Manufacture of domestic and industrial safety alarms.34 weeks

created, the nature of project and the period of funding.

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 24 January 1979; Vol. 961, c. 166], gave the following information:I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that 12 applications for funding of co-operative workshops have been received of which six have so far been approved. Details are as follows: