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Yts (Benefits)

Volume 118: debated on Monday 29 June 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people under the age of 18 years in Leeds, West constituency and Leeds metropolitan district council area will be affected by the proposed legislation to withhold benefit from those who refuse a YTS place.

No decision has yet been taken on the timing or coverage of the Government's proposals affecting supplementary benefit for young people under the age of 18, and it is not possible to give estimates of the numbers who will choose to be unemployed in the Leeds, West or Leeds metropolitan areas.