§ Mr. David Porter
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the take-up and progress of the enterprise allowance scheme in Waveney.
§ Mr. Cope
Information Js not available in the form requested. Since its national launch in August 1983, the enterprise allowance scheme has helped over 7,500 people to start their own business throughout Norfolk and Suffolk, including Waveney. Almost 2,400 people are currently receiving the allowance in these areas.