HC Deb 30 November 1981 vol 14 c25W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many jobs are being supported by Government job protection and job creation schemes in Dundee.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

The information is set out in the following table:

Measure Numbers covered At Date
Temporary short-time working compensation scheme 270 25 November 1981
Job release scheme 266 10 November 1981
Community industry 117 30 September 1981

In addition 1,800 young people were participating in the youth opportunities programme and 380 adults were employed on the community enterprise programme in Tayside region at 30 September 1981. Separate information is not available on the number of participants in Dundee.

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