HC Deb 29 April 1982 vol 22 c324W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs in total are being supported by the temporary short-time working compensation scheme for (a) Wolverhampton and (b) the West Midlands as a whole for the last month for which figures are available.

Mr. Alison

The number of potentially redundant jobs covered by applications current in March 1982 in the Wolverhampton employment office area was 2,020. The figure for the West Midlands as a whole was 24,167.