HC Deb 21 February 1978 vol 944 cc632-3W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the cumulative total of applications for temporary employment subsidies approved in each employment office area in Staffordshire.

Mr. Golding

The cumulative total of approved applications for subsidy in Staffordshire, as at 16th February 1978, are given in the table below:

Employment Office Area Number of approved applications Number of workers covered
Burslem 2 104
Burton-on-Trent 9 606
Cannock 3 45
Hanley 5 270
Kidsgrove 1 26
Leek 8 675
Lichfield 3 267
Longton 2 303
Newcastle-under-Lyme 4 601
Rugeley 4 34
Stafford 5 363
Stoke-on-Trent 25 3,924
Stone 3 142
Tamworth 6 327

Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many applications for the temporary employment subsidy have been received from companies in the area covered by the Macclesfield constituency since the scheme was introduced; and how many workers are involved.

Mr. Golding

I regret that I am unable to give information in the precise form requested. As at 16th February, 14 applications in respect of 912 jobs had been approved in the Macclesfield employment office area.