§ 17. Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on public spending of Government policies on unemployment; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Portillo
The Government plan to spend. £2.8 billion in 1993–94 on training, enterprise and vocational education programmes to help around If million unemployed people back into work. The Budget included £125 million—net cost—to provide an additional 100,000 opportunities.