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Yts (Statistics)

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of Slate for Employment how many persons have had a benefit penalty applied to them by an adjudication officer for refusing to enter a YTS course or for leaving a YTS course early, for each month since December 1983.

I have been asked to reply.The numbers of people who have had their supplementary benefit reduced for refusing a youth training scheme place, or for leaving courses early, in each month since December 1983, are as follows.

For 4 Weeks ending:Refusal of PlaceEarly Leavers
1983
20 December168789

For 4 Weeks ending:

Refusal of Place

Early Leavers

1984

17 January191733
14 February2651,362
13 March1651,229
10 April881,093
8 May63895
5 June47853
3 July53806
31 July36627
28 August27462
25 September25502
23 October40649
20 November42716
18 December32579

1985

15 January35357
12 February56766
12 March50607
9 April34469
7 May36429
4 June22405
2 July17401
30 July18318
27 August10267
24 September12371
22 October48426
19 November29496
17 December22405

1986

14 January9217
11 February25475
11 March28526
8 April20375
6 Mayn/a555
3 June17322
1 July20318
29 July17282
26 August6234
23 September16346
21 October16507
18 November25428
16 December25392

1987

13 January25219
10 February22350
10 March17403
7 April10306
5 May3106
2 June680
30 June965
28 July465
25 August380
22 September264
20 October181