§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many adults and young people have been helped by the Government's unemployment relief schemes in (a) Wolverhampton and (b) the West Midlands in the past year; and at what cost.
§ Mr. Alison
It is not possible to provide the information exactly in the form requested. Detailed records on the numbers participating and their age are not kept on a cumulative basis. Information is also not available on the cost of providing the measures in Wolverhampton or the West Midlands.
The following table details the number of people being supported at the latest date together with the total estimated for Great Britain in this financial year.