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Mobility Of Labour

Volume 990: debated on Monday 4 August 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he has taken or intends taking to facilitate the unemployed in Consett and Wales to move to areas in England where job vacancies occur to take these vacancies.

The Manpower Services Commission has introduced special assistance under the employment transfer scheme for unemployed people who are moving away from Consett, Port Talbot, Llanwern and Scunthorpe. I gave details of these measures in the Official Report on 14 July.—[Vol. 988, c. 462.]