§ Mr. Terry Walker
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will list the projects currently being implemented, and the number of persons involved, in the county of Avon under the provisions of the job creation programme.
§ Mr. Golding
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the information is as follows:
Sponsor, Project and No. of Jobs Bath Centre for Voluntary Community Service Help for the handicapped 1 Bath YMCA Renovation and decoration of hostel 10 Parish of Bath Weston St. John Decoration of Homestead Hall 6 Avon Community Communications Association Producing video-tape recordings and other information for young job seekers 5 Bristol Adventure Playgrounds Association Construction of adventure playgrounds 14 Riverside Community Arts Training in organisational and social skills 4 Angela Rodaway Furtherance of public knowledge of West India culture and arts 10 Caribbean Community Enterprise Community project to provide clerical training 5
Sponsor, Project and No. of Jobs Avon Social Services Care for physically handicapped children and blind people 15 Avon and Somerset Constabulary Assistance in police administration 18 St. Paul's Area Community Enterprise Community project to provide clerical training 13 Bristol Health District Building of Community Hall at Keynsham Hospital 10 Bristol Health District Restoration of derelict housing 6 Bristol City Council Improvements to council-owned land 7 Bristol Area Community Action group Community work in higher education establishments in Bristol 3 Avon Health Authority Clearing of overgrown estates belonging to hospitals 20 Women's House Project Support for battered wives 1 Bristol Polytechnic Students Union Pre-School playgroups 2 Bristol Children's Help Society Rebuilding facilities at children's camp 23 Bristol Adventure Playground Association Organiser for play activities 1 Hotwells Community Centre Conversion of old chapel to community centre 9 Yate Parish Council Renovating churchyard 5 Avon County Council Organisation of group activities for unemployed youngsters 14 Avon County Council Road safety education in primary schools 6 Bristol Youth Workshops Workshops for wood and metalwork 22 Avon County Council Survey of local flora and fauna and future management of natural areas 4 Avon County Scout Council Organisation of scouting ventures 2 Bristol Centre for Young Volunteers Transport co-ordinator for voluntary organisations 1 Kingswood District Council Clearance of derelict land and gardens of OAPs and disabled people 26 University of Bath Students Union Work with elderly, socially deprived and mentally handicapped persons 1 The American Museum Clearing undergrowth and planting trees 1 St. Michaels Cheshire Homes Construction of extension to lane 15 Kenstoke Parochial Church Council Churchyard clearance and improvements 9 Bristol City Council Preparation of material for display 16 University of Bristol Study of child health and education in the '70s 18 Avon Youth Association Clearing of woodlands, pastures, gardens etc. construction of shelters, gates, terrracing etc. 19