HC Deb 27 November 1987 vol 123 cc340-1W
Mr. Jim Marshall

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the applicability of currently proposed changes to the community programme in Britain to the operation of similar schemes in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Viggers

I wish to give careful consideration to the applicability in Northern Ireland of the Government's proposals for a new programme for the long-term unemployed, including changes in the community programme, and conclusions will be announced as soon as possible.

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