§ Mr. Paice
Training and enterprise councils contract with training providers for the delivery of training for work. It is a matter for TECs to decide with whom they will contract according to the scale and nature of the training required locally. Government regional offices are currently negotiating with TECs for 1995–96 contracts.
§ Ms Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment (1) if he will list for(a) Islwyn, (b) Wales and (c) Great Britain the number of persons and percentage of persons in (i) full-time work and (ii) part-time work earning (1) less than £1.50 an hour, (2) between £1.50 and £2.50 an hour and (3) between £2.50 and £3.50 an hour breaking these figures down by gender;
(2) what is the (a) mean hourly rate of pay, (b) median hourly rate of pay and (c) modal hourly rate of pay for (i) full-time work and (ii) part-time work in Islwyn;
(3) if he will list the current average hourly pay rate in Islwyn for full-time work in (a) hairdressing, (b) retail trade, (c) clothing manufacturing and (d) hotel and catering sectors.
§ Mr. Oppenheim
Information for Islwyn is not available.
Information available from the new earnings survey for Wales and Great Britain is provided in the table:
catering sectors in the last five years, also expressing these numbers as a percentage of the work force.
§ Mr. Oppenheim
The available information is from the periodic censuses of employment and is shown in the table.769W
The information for hairdressing and clothing manufacturing, is confidential under the Statistics of Trade Act 1947.
Number of full-time jobs in the retail trade1 in Islwyn, September of each year Year Number Per cent. 1987 700 5.3 1989 400 3.3 1991 700 5.8 1 Class 64/65 of the standard industrial classification 1980. 1. Percentages are of total number of employees rather than the total work force.
Number of full-time jobs in the hotel and catering sectors1 in Islwyn, September of each year Year Number Per cent. 1987 200 (1.4) 1989 200 (1.6) 1991 100 (1.0) 1 Class 66 of the standard industrial classification 1980. 1. Percentage are of total number of employees rather than the total work force.