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Job Clubs (Lancashire)

Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Paymaster General if he will give the figures for the latest date available for the Burnley job club of (a) total participants to date, (b) how many are currently in employment and (c) how many are employed through the community programme.

A total of 136 people joined Burnley job club between 27 May 1986 and 9 January 1987. Of the 103 who left, 66 (64 per cent.) went into jobs and 9 (9 per cent.) into the community programme. It is not known how many are currently in employment.

asked the Paymaster General if he will list in the Official Report the job clubs in Lancashire and indicate the number of members at each club at the latest date for which figures are available.

The number of members in each Lancashire job club, on 2 February, was as follows:

Number
Accrington19
Blackburn26
Blackpool South (1)27
Blackpool South (2)28
Burnley32
Chorley25
Fleetwood20
Lancaster17
Nelson24
Preston (1)32
Preston (2)24
Skelmersdale23