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New Deal Schemes: Preston

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many women resident in Preston have participated in (a) the New Deal for Lone Parents and (b) the New Deal for Partners since 1997; and if she will make a statement. (311077)

The available information can be found in the following tables.

New Deal for Lone Parents—starters (individuals) caseload: gender (female) by Westminster parliamentary constituency up to August 2009

Preston parliamentary constituency

Caseloads (female)

Total

1,960

New Deal for Partners—individuals starting the caseload since April 2004 People starting: gender (female) by Westminster parliamentary constituency up to August 2009

Preston parliamentary constituency

Caseloads (female)

Total

20

Notes:

1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Westminster parliamentary constituency (post May 2005) is allocated using the ONS postcode directory and customer’s postcode.

3. The New Deal for Lone Parents was introduced in October 1998, latest data is to August 2009.

4. Data for New Deal for Partners is available from April 2004 (programme started in May 1999), latest data is available to August 2009.

Source:

Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate