§ Mr. Wallace
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the latest job entry rates for people in job clubs in Scotland, broken down by regional area.
§ Mr. Lang
The information sought is not available in the form requested as it is possible to provide a breakdown only by employment service areas. On 26 January 1990 for these areas of Scotland the cumulative job entry rates for people in job clubs were as set out in the table:
Area Jobclub job entry rate per cent. Lothian and Borders 58 Glasgow North and Dumbarton 50 Ayrshire, Dumfries, Galloway, Inverclyde and Argyll 59 Lanarkshire and Central 57 Highlands, Islands and Grampian 59 Tayside and Fife 62 Glasgow South and Renfrew 55 Scotland 57