HC Deb 04 July 1978 vol 953 c101W
3. Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the estimated number of unemployed or school leavers that have been taken up by the various Government schemes for training, retraining and alleviating unemployment; and what is the estimated cost of these schemes.

Mr. Golding

The latest figures show that about 900,000 jobs, training places and other opportunities have been supported under special employment and training measures. The gross expenditure in the three years to April 1978 was £560 million and the estimated expenditure for the current financial year is £530 million.