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Job Protection And Job Creation Schemes

Volume 33: debated on Monday 6 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many jobs in Glasgow are currently being supported by job protection and job creation schemes; and if he will supply a breakdown.

The table following gives the numbers in Glasgow city covered by the schemes listed at the latest available date.

SchemeNumbers CoveredAt Date
Youth opportunities programme5,46031 October 1982
Community programme1,26031 October 1982
Job release scheme6863 November 1982
Young workers scheme*3,1721 December 1982
Temporary short-time working compensation scheme9522 December 1982
Community industry35631 October 1982


* The figure given for the young workers scheme represents the number of applications received since the scheme was introduced on 4 January.

The figure given for the temporary short-time working compensation scheme represents the number of potentially redundant workers in Glasgow city whose jobs are being safeguarded by the scheme.