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Employment Schemes

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many workshops had been held as part of his Department's Employ ability programme at the latest date for figures are available; how many people attended each such workshop; and how many employers in (a) Glasgow North West constituency, (b) Glasgow and (c) Scotland attended an Employ ability workshop in 2008. (252562)

13 workshops have been held between 29 November 2007 and 28 January 2009.

Number of people attending each workshop:

Number

Leeds

31

Manchester

32

Sheffield

20

Birmingham

60

Stoke

21

Newcastle

39

Penrith (Reghed)

22

Nottingham

21

Market Harborough

14

Edinburgh

23

Glasgow

27

Bristol

30

Cardiff

20

Number of employers attending workshops in 2008 from:

Number

(a) Glasgow North West Constituency

0

(b) Glasgow

16

(c) Scotland

26