§ 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.