HC Deb 12 March 1984 vol 56 c71W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many (a) men, (b) women and (c) young people by standard definition are on temporary employment schemes in Wales, Clwyd and Deeside travel-to-work areas.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The information available does not differentiate between males and females and is not broken down at county or travel-to-work area levels. For Wales as a whole, the number of people covered by the special employment and training measures at the end of January 1984 is estimated as follows:

Community industry 960
Community programme (including community enterprise programme) 8,530
Enterprise allowance 1,700
Job release scheme 3,700
Job splitting scheme 120
Temporary short-time working compensation scheme 310
Young workers scheme 6,580
Youth opportunities programme 1,110
Youth training scheme 18,830
Total 41,840