HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 cc1115-6W
Mr. Freud

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will consider the provision of special Government help for the Isle of Ely; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Alan Williams

The Isle of Ely is eligible to benefit from the various measures introduced to alleviate unemployment caused by the recession. These measures include the Job Creation Scheme, the Temporary Employment Subsidy, the Recruitment Subsidy for school leavers, as well as the Accelerated Projects Scheme designed to bring forward investment delayed by the recession. The Isle of Ely will also be eligible for the further help introduced by the Secretary of State for Employment on 3rd August to help unemployed young people.