HC Deb 10 February 1986 vol 91 cc347-8W
Mr. Bellingham

asked the Paymaster General what steps he plans to take to better publicise the enterprise allowance scheme.

Mr. Trippier

The Manpower Services Commission launched a national marketing campaign on 13 January to increase the awareness amongst unemployed people about the enterprise allowance scheme. The campaign will use both national and regional advertising and will last until March 1987.

Mr. Alton

asked the Paymaster General how many people in total have been assisted by the enterprise allowance scheme in the north-west.

Mr. Trippier

The total number of entrants to the enterprise allowance scheme in the north-west region at 31 December 1985, the latest date for which figures are available, is 23,510.