§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total take-up so far of TES on Merseyside and in the North-West.
§ Mr. Golding
As at 14th May 1976, 29 applications, covering 3,564 workers, have been received from Merseyside employers; of these, 19 applications involving 2,552 workers had been approved and one application affecting 52 workers had been rejected. In the North-West Region as a whole 228 applications14W covering 18,162 workers had been received, of which 157 applications affecting 13,357 workers had been approved and four applications involving 266 workers had been rejected.