HC Deb 21 June 1979 vol 968 c699W
Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish the annual and weekly cost per trainee for

Estimated average cost (£) per participant during second half of 1978–79 Average duration of opportunity during 1978–79
Type of YOP Scheme Per week Per year
Work Experience on Employers' Premises 21 1,069 5–6 months
Project-Based Work Experience 40 2,070 *
Training Workshops 48 2,518 *
Community Service 41 2,126 *
Employment Induction Courses 56 2,900 2 weeks
Short Industrial Courses 60 3,104 13 weeks
Other Courses 86 4,472 13 weeks
* Young people may spend up to 12 months on projects, training workshops or community service but these types of scheme are still being developed and individual opportunities can last for widely varying periods of time. Average durations of individuals' stay in these opportunities are not available.