§ Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many applications have been received under the special temporary employment programme for the funding of co-operative workshops; and how many have been approved, giving details of the name of the sponsor, the amount of grant, the number of jobs
Sponsor MSC grant£ Number of jobs Nature of enterprises Period of funding Dowlais Knitwear 66,000 22 Manufacture of skirts and blouses 44 weeks from 18 December 1978 Bristol youth workshop 41,354 12 Manufacture of wooden kitchenware and packaging. Light engineering work. 52 weeks from 18 December 1978 Antur Aelhaearn 8,786 13 Manufacture of knitted woollen goods. 12 weeks from 1 January 1979 Aguirre 40,990 13 Manufacture of hand-made textiles, clothing, leatherwork. 49 weeks Balham Food and Book Co-operative 24,013 7 Retailing of food and books 52 weeks MDB Electronics 29,760 16 Manufacture of domestic and industrial safety alarms. 34 weeks
created, the nature of project and the period of funding.
§ Mr. Golding
, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 24 January 1979; Vol. 961, c. 166], gave the following information:
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that 12 applications for funding of co-operative workshops have been received of which six have so far been approved. Details are as follows: