HC Deb 26 June 1984 vol 62 cc405-7W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the number of people in Dundee currently employed on special employment programmes.

Mr. Allan Stewart

[pursuant to his reply, 15 June 1984 c. 598]: The table shows the number of people in Dundee supported on the Government's special employment measures at 31 May 1984, the latest date for which the information is available. In addition, 1059 young people in Dundee had places on the youth training scheme.

Community Industry 176
Community Programme 1,103
Enterprise Allowance Scheme 105
* Job Release Scheme 248
* Young Workers' Scheme 257
* Figures for the number of people currently covered by these schemes in Dundee are not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. The figures shown are the number of applications approved in Dundee in the year ended May 1984.