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Special Temporary Employment Programme (Wales)

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what areas in Wales will qualify for inclusion in the special temporary employment programme; and what areas will be excluded as a direct result of the restriction on designated areas.

From 1 August 1980, when changes in special development area and development area status take effect, all areas in Wales, except for the following local office areas of the Manpower Services Commission—Employment Service Division—will be eligible for support under the special temporary employment programme—(STEP):

Abergavenny (1)Llanelli
Burry PortMorriston (3)
CarmarthenNewport (2)
Chepstow (2)Newtown
Colwyn BayPorthcawl
ConwyPort Talbot
DenbighSwansea (3)
Gorseinon (3)Tenby
Llandrindod WellsWelshpool
(1) That part which lies outside the county of Powys.(2) That part which lies outside the Newport district council area.(3) That part which lies outside the Swansea district council area.