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New Deal Schemes: Hemel Hempstead

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Hemel Hempstead constituency have received assistance through New Deal schemes in each year since 1997. (289437)

The information requested is as follows.

Number of people who have entered into the New Deal in Hemel Hempstead constituency.

Number of starters

1998

120

1999

200

2000

180

2001

180

2002

240

2003

270

2004

420

2005

390

2006

480

2007

580

2008

480

2009

110

Total

3,650

Notes:

1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Figures may not sum to total due to rounding.

3. Westminster parliamentary constituency (post May 2005) is allocated using the ONS Postcode Directory and the customer's postcode.

4. Latest data for the calendar year of starting New Deal is to February 2009.

5. The New Deal for Young People pilots began in January 1998 and full national roll-out occurred in April 1998

6. The New Deal for 25 plus programme was introduced in July 1998

7. The New Deal for Lone Parents was introduced in October 1998

8. The New Deal for Disabled People was introduced in July 2001

9. Data on New Deal 50 plus are available from January 2004 (programme was introduced in April 2000)

10. Data for New Deal for Partners are available from April 2004 (programme started in May 1999)

Source:

Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate