HC Deb 24 March 1976 vol 908 cc224-6W
Mr. George Rodgers

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs have been made available in the North-West Region by the job creation scheme; and what is the cost of the programme to date.

Mr. Harold Walker

I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that up to 12th March 2,318 jobs had been created by projects approved in North-West England, excluding Cumbria. The total grant approved up to 12th March in the same area was £3.22 million and the total grant approved for projects throughout Great Britain was £16.05 million.

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