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Temporary Short-Time Working Compensation Scheme

Volume 22: debated on Monday 19 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs in total are supported by the temporary short-time working compensation scheme for (a) each of the travel-to-work areas that comprise the county of Cumbria, (b) the Northern region and (c) the North-West region for the last month for which statistics are available.

The following table shows the figures requested:

February 1982
AreaNumber of potentially redundant jobs covered in applications that were current in February 1982
Furness travel-to-work area
Kendal travel-to-work area
Whitehaven travel-to-work area11
Workington travel-to-work area146
Carlisle Employment Office area87
Keswick Employment Office area
Penrith Employment Office area
Northern region1,830
North-West region18,066