asked the Paymaster General what financial support is being given to HFW Plastics of Gateshead by his Department, and for what reason.
[pursuant to his reply, 8 May 1987]: The Manpower Services Commission does not provide any direct financial support to HFW Plastics. The organisation is, however, a work experience provider for a YTS managing agent. Under this arrangement the firm may be allocated one YTS trainee at any one time. Any financial arrangements between the YTS managing agent and the firm are the responsibility of the two parties.
asked the Paymaster General what was the nature of the involvement of the Manpower Services Commission in the recent recruitment of workers at the HFW Plastics of Albany road, Gateshead.
[pursuant to his reply, 8 May 1987]: Gateshead jobcentre was notified of 50 vacancies by HFW Plastics on 1 April. The vacancies were withdrawn by the employer on 3 April. No job seekers were sent to the company by the jobcentre during the short period when the vacancies were open.