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New Deal Schemes

Volume 477: debated on Friday 13 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) people, (b) young people, (c) lone parents, (d) people over 25 years old and (e) people over 50 years old participated in the new deal in (i) Jarrow constituency, (ii) South Tyneside, (iii) the north-east and (iv) the UK in 2007. (208366)

The available information is in the following table.

Number of people starting new deals in Jarrow constituency, South Tyneside, north-east Jobcentre Plus region and Great Britain in 2007

New deal for young people

New deal 25 plus

New deal for lone parents

New deal 50 plus

All new deals

Jarrow Parliamentary Constituency

450

350

410

40

1,650

South Tyneside local authority area

980

860

900

50

3,400

North East Jobcentre Plus Region

11,950

8,560

11,080

790

40,130

Great Britain

169,840

126,080

206,960

13,230

579,570

Notes:

1. Information on new deal is available for Great Britain, not the UK.

2. Information for South Tyneside is available by local authority area.

3. Information for the north-east is available by Jobcentre Plus region.

4. Information for new deal as a whole includes, where available, data for new deal for disabled people and new deal for partners. Individual new deal figures may thus not sum to totals.

5. Information is for individuals. If a person has started new deal more than once, only their latest start is included in the table.

Source:

Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate