§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many companies in each of the counties of Wales have been in receipt of temporary employment subsidy; how many jobs were covered 290W by such payments and what was the value of such payments during each month since the instigation of the scheme; and what is the estimated expenditure on temporary employment subsidy during the current financial year and in 1977-78.
§ Mr. Golding
I regret I am unable to give precise information in the form requested. A breakdown of approved applications in Wales by counties, as at 11th February, is set out below:
(a) (b) (c) County Number of applications approved Number of workers covered Estimated cash commitment, assuming 12 months payment in each case £ Clwyd 18 2,819 2,667,900 Gwent 31 2,017 1,908,900 Dyfed 20 1,129 1,068,500 Gwyned 26 1,146 1,084,600 Mid-Glamorgan 48 4,108 3,887,800 West Glamorgan 26 1,462 1,383,600 South Glamorgan 17 663 627,500 Powys 3 58 54,900 TOTAL 189 13,402 12,683,700