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Youth Opportunities Programme

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 30 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of young people who have completed youth opportunities programme courses entered employment (a) after six months, and (b) after one year in 1979, 1980, 1981 and to the latest available date in 1982.

Information is not available in the precise form requested. The Manpower Services Commission follows up a sample of entrants to the youth opportunities programme 12 months after the start of their schemes. The following table provides the results of quarterly surveys of entrants since 1979 in employment at the time of survey—percentages.

Quarter One583840
Quarter Two5833*41
Quarter Three5552
Quarter Four5945
* Latest.