§ Ms. Short
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people attended a Restart interview in the last six months available for each region and for Great Britain as a whole; and what were the results of those interviews broken down in the manner of the answer to the hon. Member for Pendle (Mr. Lee) of 18 December,Official Report, column 148.
§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what numbers of unemployed people (i) attended and (ii) refused to attend Restart training courses(a) nationally and (b) in Bolton in the last year for which figures are available.
Questions on operational matters in the Employment Service executive agency are the responsibility of Mike Fogden, the agency's chief executive, to whom I have referred these questions for reply.