asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are currently on each of the temporary employment measures in (a) the North-West, (b) Merseyside, (c) Kirkby and (d) Ormskirk.
The information requested is set out in the following table.
* Figures are for Merseyside special development area.
† Figures are for area covered by local employment office.
‡ Figures are for Knowsley local authority district, which includes Kirkby.
║ Figures are for West Lancashire local authority district, which includes Ormskirk.
¶ Figures are for the area administered by the Manpower Services Commission's Preston special programme division office, which covers Ormskirk.