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Walthamstow-Leyton

Volume 33: debated on Friday 3 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are unemployed in the Walthamstow-Leyton area; and how many of these have been unemployed under 12 months, between 12 and 24 months and over 24 months.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people in the Walthamstow-Leyton area are being supported under the special employment measures.

The following table details the number of people in the Walthamstow-Leyton area being supported under the various special employment measures:

MeasureN u m b e r supported
Temporary short-time working compensation schemeNIL
Job release scheme149
Youth opportunities Programme*290
Community industryNIL
Community enterprise Programme/community Programme4
Young workers scheme
* The figure quoted is the cumulative total of entrants into the programme from April 1982 to September 1982.
The figure quoted is for the total number of applications approved since the start of the scheme in January 1982.