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Jobcentres (Statistics)

Volume 35: debated on Thursday 27 January 1983

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asked the Prime Minister if she will list in the Official Report all those jobcentre areas in the United Kingdom where unemployment is over 25 per cent., showing what Government assistance is available for each area.

The following table shows the assistance available in those jobcentre areas, either singly or grouped to form travel-to-work areas, which had an unemployment rate of 25 per cent. or above at 9 December 1982.All these areas are also covered by the national special employment measures operated in Great Britain by the Department of Employment and the Manpower Services Commission and in Northern Ireland by the Department of Economic Development.

Travel-to-work areaEligible for aid from:
Assisted area schemeDevelopment commissionWDASDAHIDB
HunstantonX
IlfracombeXX
MablethorpeXX
ConsettXX
Pembroke DockXX
TenbyXX

Travel-to-work area

Eligible for aid from:

Assisted area scheme

Development commission

WDA

SDA

HIDB

RothesayXXX
StornowayXXX
CookstownX
DungannonX
LondonderryX
NewryX
StrabaneX
WDA - Welsh Development Agency.
SDA - Scottish Development Agency.
HIDB - Highlands and Islands Development Board.