§ 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:
Number 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