§ Mr. Jim Lester
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the statistics are as given in the table below.
Estimated numbers of entrants from April 1978 to March 1979 Special measure Youth opportunities programme 1 162,200 Special temporary employment programme 19,700 Community industry 1, 2 11,000 Training places supported in industry 65,600 Job introduction scheme for disabled people 1,400
NOTES 1—Does not include adults employed as supervisors.
2—The figure relates to the 12 months up to 12 April 1979.