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South Yorkshire

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what are the total numbers unemployed and the number of young persons unemployed in the Mattby employment area and in the Dinnington part of the Sheffield travel-to-work area; and what steps he is taking to meet the needs of these areas;(2) what are the numbers of young people registered as employed and as unemployed and the number of unfilled vacancies existing in each employment area in the county of South Yorkshire at the latest date for which figures are available and one year earlier;(3) what steps he is taking to extend special employment and training measures, or to encourage unemployed young people or those about to leave school with no firm prospect of employment within the county of South Yorkshire, to remain at school or to enter full-time further or higher education.