HC Deb 03 December 1993 vol 233 cc816-7W
Ms Short

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the contribution from the European social fund and the proportion of programme expenditure that represented to(a) youth training/youth training scheme, (b) training for work/employment training/ employment action and the previous programmes they replaced, (c) business start-up allowance/enterprise allowance scheme, (d) non-advanced further education, (e) high technology national training, (f) employment rehabilitation centres and (g) jobstart allowances and other employment subsidy schemes in each year since 1987; what amount of support the ESF will be providing to each programme in 1993–94; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The information available about European social fund—ESF—support for Government training programmes between 1990 and 1993 is provided in the table. European Commission regulations do not require information about individual programmes to be retained after three years from the date of the final claim. Information is no longer available pribr to 1990 for specific programmes. The total amount claimed for the three-year

TFW/ET/HTNT YT EAS/BSU Jobplan interviews Restart
ESF support £ million Per cent. ESF support £ million Per cent. ESF support £ million Per cent ESF support £ million Per cent. ESF support £ million Per cent.
19905 126.36 111.63 8.85 11.00 29.91 120.99
19915 156.62 218.72 15.81 22.06 20.85 218.59
19926 141.17 318.47 14.78 32.28 12.98 315.80
19936 152.07 419.55 31.26 44.54 8.96 48.93 10.23 433.80 2.98 439.60
1Outturn derived from 1989–90 and 1990–91 financial years.
2Outtum derived from 1990–91 and 1991–92 financial years.
3Outturn derived from 1991–92 and 1992–93 financial years.
4Outturn estimated from 1992–93 and 1993–94.
5Amounts provided are final ESF claim totals.
6Amounts provided are ESF application totals.