HC Deb 12 November 1980 vol 992 cc185-6W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total amount of allocations made to the United Kingdom from the European social fund in 1980.

Mr. Prior

The Commission of the European Communities recently announced the second and final batch of allocations from the European social

£ million
Cash limit 1980–81
Present Revised
Class IV,
Vote 17: Labour and Market Service 141.752 131.752
Vote 20: Department of Employment 628.462 633.546
Vote 22: Scottish Economic and Planning Department 68.937 74.303
Class X,
Vote 5: Department of Education and Science 1,118.905 1,118.455
1,958.056 1,958.056

Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many young people under the age of 19 years there are in the city of Manchester who have never had a job; if he will provide separate figures for each careers office and job centre at the latest date for which figures are available; and if he

fund for 1980. For the United Kingdom, these allocations amount to £71.9 million, making a total for the year of £135.3 million. The United Kingdom's allocations include, notably, £47.6 million towards the cost of the youth opportunities programme in Scotland, Wales, Northern and North Western England.