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Youth Opportunities Programme

Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how much money has been spent on the youth opportunities programme and similar special employment and training measures in (a) Wolverhampton and (b the West Midlands for each year since April 1979 and to the present date.

I regret that records of expenditure are not generally kept for areas below the Department's standard regions. However, expenditure for the youth opportunities programme, the special temporary employment programme and the community enterprise programme for the Manpower Services Commission Wolverhampton and West Midlands special programmes area offices was as follows:

1979–801980–811981 to end February 1982
£ million£ million£ million
Wolverhampton
YOP4·710·523·1
STEP/CEP2·21·82·5
West Midlands
YOP13·225·145·4
STEP/CEP4·73·35·2