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Young Persons (Grants)

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the various grants available, per week, classified by the age of the recipient, for young people receiving unemployment benefit, grants under the youth opportunities scheme, grants under the training opportunities scheme, and any other grants payable by his Department, classified as to whether the recipient lives at home, within two miles from his place of work, and away from home, respectively; and how this compares with the national rate of pay in the engineering industry.