HC Deb 16 February 1977 vol 926 cc289-90W
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 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

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