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New Deal Schemes: Birmingham

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people aged between 18 and 24 years old resident in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency have received assistance under the New Deal since 2003; and how many such people have moved into employment. (291701)

5,980 individuals had received assistance under the New Deal for Young People in the Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency up to May 2009, the latest date for which figures are available. There were 2,130 moves from the New Deal for Young People into work involving 1,880 individuals up to February 2009, which is the latest date for which figures are available. The figures are rounded to the nearest 10 and are available at:

http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/tabtools/tabtool-nd.asp

Notes:

The Westminster Parliamentary Constituency (post May 2005) is allocated using the ONS Postcode Directory and customer’s postcode.

Latest New Deal joiners data is to May 2009.

Latest New Deal leavers data is to February 2009.

An individual may have more than one spell on NDYP.

‘Individuals’ is the number of people to have begun one or more spells on New Deal for Young People.

Source:

The Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people resident in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency have participated in a New Deal scheme in each year since 2004. (291752)

The table shows the number of starters on New Deals in the Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency since 2004. The information recorded in the following table shows the number of spells started with the New Deal schemes, rather then the number of individuals involved:

Year of starting

Total starters (spells)1

20042

1,670

2005

1,480

2006

1,630

2007

1,770

2008

1,750

20093

790

1 Starters (spells) data are not available for New Deal 50 Plus or New Deal for Partners so Starters (individuals) data have been used instead for these schemes. This means that for these schemes only the most recent spell on that New Deal is recorded.

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

3 Data are available to May 2009.

Notes:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

The Westminster Parliamentary Constituency (post May 2005) is allocated using the ONS Postcode Directory and customer’s postcode.

The year of starting is the calendar year of starting the New Deal.

Source:

Department for Work and Pensions Information Directorate, information available at:

http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/tabtools/tabtool_nd.asp