§ Mr. Rooker
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) how many classes in primary schools have: (a) 1–30 pupils, (b) 31–40 pupils, (c) 41–50 pupils and (d) 51 or more pupils;
(2) how many classes in secondary schools have: (a) 1.23 pupils, (b) 24.30 pupils, (c) 31–40 pupils, (d) 41–50 pupils and (e) 51 or more pupils.
§ Miss Margaret Jackson
The information, in size ranges for which figures are available, is as follows:
and what is the cost of the scheme to date for the North-West Region and the Macclesfield constituency in particular.
§ Mr. Golding
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that, by the week ending 28th May, 142 projects involving 1,152 jobs had been approved for the North-West. Two projects creating 29 jobs are in the Macclesfield constituency. The total of grants so far approved for the North-West is £1.5 million and for the Macclesfield schemes £30,000.
§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs have been created on Tayside to date under the work creation programme; how much of the funds allocated to the scheme in Tayside remains unused; and what types of job, divided into categories of public and private sector, have so far been created.651W
§ Mr. Golding
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that 33 projects involving 364 jobs have so far been approved in the Tayside Region; a further three applications are being considered. Four projects, creating 70 jobs, are sponsored by voluntary organisations, and the rest by local authorities. The majority of projects involve either environmental improvement or construction work. No specific allocation has been made to Tayside Region, and further applications will be speedily and sympathetically considered.