§ Mr. Lawrence
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the latest figures for Burton and Uttoxeter of the number of people being supported by the Government's unemployment relief schemes.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
I regret that the information is not available exactly in the form requested. The latest available information is set out in the table.
Measure Numbers Supported Burton on Trent Uttoxeter Community Industry* — — Community Programme 148 61 Enterprise Allowance Scheme † — — Job Release Schemes 96 29 Job Splitting Scheme Nil 5 Young Workers Scheme‡ 729 71 * At the present time there is no unit in the area. † Burton on Trent and Uttoxeter are included in the figure for the Newcastle-under-Lyme area office. At 6 March, 445 people were being supported by the scheme. ‡The figure shows the total number of applications approved since the scheme was introduced in January 1982.