§ Sir Ralph Howell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is the total annual cost of all programmes designed to assist the unemployed back into work or by way of training; and how much is allocated to each major programme. 
§ Mr. Paice
Provision for all programmes to assist the unemployed back into work in 1995–96 is £811 million. Over 90 per cent. of this provision is allocated to the seven major training and employment programmes set out in the table:1344W
Programme £ million Training for Work 574 Community Action 73 Jobclubs 56 Jobplan 26 Job Interview Guarantee 22 1-2-1/Workwise 16 Restart Courses 11
1. Major programmes have been taken to mean those with expenditure of over £10 million.
2. The list excludes Youth Training and Modern Apprenticeships.