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New Deal Schemes: Hertfordshire

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 25 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in East Hertfordshire have participated in a new deal programme in each of the last three years. (280124)

The following table sets out the number of people who started participation in a new deal programme in the East Hertfordshire district in the last three years.

New deal starters







Definitions and conventions:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Time series—year of starting:

The calendar year of starting new deal. Latest data are to February 2009.

1. The totals for each year exclude those customers on new deal 50-plus as these figures have been withdrawn pending an investigation of the data source

2. The measure used for new deal for partners is starters (individuals) as spells are not available for this new deal.

3. Since June 2008, new deal for disabled people has ceased to operate as a national programme


Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate.