§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the total cost since 1979 of each of the programmes for temporary employment.
§ Mr. Alison
The following table details the outturn on each of the special employment measures in each of the financial years since 1979.301W
* The temporary employment subsidy closed for applications on 31 March 1979. Payments continued to 30 March 1980.
† The small firms employment subsidy closed for applications on 31 March 1980.
‡ The programme closed for applications in March 1978. Finance has been allocated in succeeding financial years to deal with residual work.
[...] The adult employment subsidy closed for applications on 30 June 1979.
¶ The special temporary employment subsidy was superseded on 1 April 1981 by the community enterprise programme.