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Community Programme (Warwickshire)

Volume 79: debated on Tuesday 21 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what statistics are kept of the ethnic composition of

Percentage of households
Proportion spent on purchase or alteration of dwellings*Gross normal household incomeNormal household disposable income
England and WalesGreat BritainUnited KingdomEngland and WalesGreat BritainUnited Kingdom
15 per cent. or greater17·817·817·624·624·824·5
18 per cent. or greater12·112·111·918·718·818·5
20 per cent. or greater9·19·08·914·614·614·4
25 per cent. or greater4·84·74·68·48·38·1
30 per cent. or greater2·82·82·74·94·84·7

community programme participants; and if he will provide details on the community programme schemes covered by the Coventry and Warwickshire area manpower board.

There are no statistics on the ethnic composition of workers on community programme projects in Coventry and Warwickshire, because entrants to the programme are not classified by ethnic origin. However, national sample surveys, taken at six monthly intervals, indicate that between 4 and 9 per cent. of participants are from ethnic minorities.