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Community Programme

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if, using the results of the second postal survey of community programme participants, and in respect of (a) the 18 to 24 years eligibility grouping and (b) the over-25 years eligibility group, he will indicate what percentage of (i) men and (ii) women were employed at the time of the follow-up survey; for each sub-group what percentage were former (I) full-time married-participants and (II) full-time single, widowed, separated or divorced participants; and for each given percentage if he will give the further breakdown according to the then current (x) full-time or (y) part-time employment status of former participants.

The Manpower Services Commission carried out a second postal follow-up survey of community programme participants in November-December 1984. Full analysis of the results is not yet complete, but a report will be placed in the Library of the House as soon as it becomes available.