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Special Temporary Employment Programme

Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment, in the light of the forecast made in the House by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury that unemployment may increase by 300,000 in 1980, if he will take steps to strengthen the special temporary employment programme; and if he will make a statement.

[pursuant to his reply, 20 November 1979]: The special temporary employment programme, like all the special employment measures, is reviewed annually. The review for 1980–81 is now in progress.