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New Deal

Volume 450: debated on Monday 9 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) first-time participants and (b) repeat participants were on each new deal programme in each quarter of the last three calendar years; and what the unit cost per participant was in each case. (90719)

[holding answer 11 September 2006]: Information on the unit costs per first time and repeat participant on each new deal programme in each quarter of the last three calendar years is not available.

The available information on the number of first time and repeat participants on each new deal programme, in each quarter of the last three calendar years, is in the tables.

New deal for young people

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

January to March 2003

104,110

65,690

38,420

April to June 2003

104,440

65,010

39,430

July to September 2003

104,590

65,000

39,590

October to December 2003

96,230

59,410

36,820

January to March 2004

101,220

63,760

37,460

April to June 2004

97,770

61,600

36,170

July to September 2004

92,900

58,500

34,400

October to December 2004

84,550

53,080

31,470

January to March 2005

90,860

58,200

32,660

April to June 2005

92,010

58,640

33,370

July to September 2005

93,220

59,350

33,870

October to December 2005

89,040

55,880

33,160

New deal 25 plus

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

January to March 2003

70,130

46,240

23,890

April to June 2003

68,780

46,230

22,550

July to September 2003

65,070

44,080

20,990

October to December 2003

62,160

41,410

20,750

January to March 2004

59,940

39,260

20,680

April to June 2004

58,770

37,930

20,840

July to September 2004

59,730

38,320

21,410

October to December 2004

58,880

37,230

21,650

January to March 2005

58,280

36,790

21,490

April to June 2005

55,730

34,830

20,900

July to September 2005

52,280

32,350

19,930

October to December 2005

50,470

30,810

19,660

New deal for lone parents

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

January to March 2003

89,160

64,550

24,610

April to June 2003

90,360

63,860

26,500

July to September 2003

95,890

66,650

29,240

October to December 2003

94,390

64,750

29,640

January to March 2004

100,170

66,750

33,420

April to June 2004

94,160

61,730

32,430

July to September 2004

89,720

57,400

32,320

October to December 2004

83,850

52,410

31,440

January to March 2005

83,830

50,350

33,480

April to June 2005

78,720

46,360

32,360

July to September 2005

76,480

43,970

32,510

October to December 2005

71,370

40,810

30,560

New deal 50 plus

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

January to March 2004

11,290

11,290

0

April to June 2004

18,360

18,330

30

July to September 2004

26,340

26,270

70

October to December 2004

32,540

32,420

120

January to March 2005

38,280

38,060

220

April to June 2005

42,970

42,620

350

July to September 2005

46,820

46,350

470

October to December 2005

50,250

49,640

610

New deal for disabled people

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

January to March 2003

39,570

37,510

2,060

April to June 2003

45,040

42,630

2,410

July to September 2003

51,780

48,880

2,900

October to December 2003

55,890

52,630

3,260

January to March 2004

62,810

58,930

3,880

April to June 2004

72,110

67,110

5,000

July to September 2004

82,780

76,660

6,120

October to December 2004

89,830

82,720

7,110

January to March 2005

98,450

90,220

8,230

April to June 2005

106,970

97,640

9,330

July to September 2005

116,120

105,700

10,420

October to December 2005

123,490

112,110

11,380

New deal for partners

Participants in each quarter

Total

First-time

Repeat

April to June 2004

530

530

0

July to September 2004

1,140

1,140

0

October to December 2004

1,600

1,590

10

January to March 2005

2,110

2,100

10

April to June 2005

2,510

2,480

30

July to September 2005

2,640

2,610

30

October to December 2005

2,720

2,700

20

Notes 1. Latest complete calendar year data are to December 2005. 2. People are included in the tables as participating in a particular quarter if they are recorded as participating at any point in that quarter. People participating on the programme in more than one quarter are included in the tables in each relevant quarter. 3. Earliest available data for new deal for partners is April 2004. 4. Earliest available data for new deal 50 plus is January 2004. Source: DWP Information Directorate.