HC Deb 23 March 1987 vol 113 c18
15. Mr. Grist

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many jobs have been gained in Wales by those attending job clubs since the scheme began.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

Since August 1985, 1,355 people in Wales have attended a job club, and 828 — or 62 per cent.—have obtained employment as a result.

Mr. Grist

In view of that success, what plans does my hon. Friend have to extend job clubs throughout Wales?

Mr. Roberts

My hon. Friend knows that there are 24 job clubs in Wales, and we hope to extend the total to 60 by the end of this month. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has visited a job club in Haverfordwest and I have visited one on. Deeside. and there is no doubt that they do an