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Inverclyde Initiative

Volume 130: debated on Monday 28 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Greenock and Port Glasgow on Monday, 21 March, Official Report, column 15, he will estimate the number of jobs created by the Inverclyde initiative; of these, how many are full-time, and how many are part-time; and how many have been filled by (a) males and (b) females.

(Thousands)
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Eye Tests58·758·559·261·163·766·269·471·5Not yet available
Dental Examinations111216·8224·3225·6230·2239·6240·0

The Inverclyde initiative aims to stimulate local economic activity and create opportunities for employment. It does not in itself directly create new jobs. Information in the form requested is not therefore available.Between March 1985, when the Inverclyde initiative was launched, and March 1988, 11,661 new permanent jobs and approximately 1,300 new temporary jobs have been created in Inverclyde district. A breakdown between full and part-time, male and female, is not available.