HC Deb 24 February 1977 vol 926 cc673-4W
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
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