§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on his plans for spending European Union funds available to the United Kingdom for retraining workers in industries undergoing structural change.
§ Miss Widdecombe
The resources available to the United Kingdom under objective 3 and 4 of the European Community's structural funds will be devoted in the period 1994–96 exclusively to schemes to help the unemployed. The Government are currently preparing a plan for transmission to the Commission which will aim at cost-effective use of structural funds money available under the ADAPT Community initiative.