HC Deb 06 May 1981 vol 4 c64W
Mr. David Watkins

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the Exchequer cost of maintaining a 16 or 17-year-old person on the youth opportunities programme assuming that he or she is living in a family of four with a household income, excluding youth opportunities programme allowances, of £6,000.

Mr. Peter Morrison

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of youth opportunities programme participants are placed into full-time employment for each Manpower Services Commission, special programmes division, area, for each region, and for the United Kingdom as a whole.

Mr. Peter Morrison

[pursuant to his reply, 5 May 1981, c. 25]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 26 March.—[Vol. 1, c. 354.] The results of the Manpower Services Commission's latest placing survey will soon be made available.