HC Deb 23 March 1998 vol 309 c56W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what estimate he has made of the extent to which the costs of individual components of the New Deal in England and Wales will differ from the costs for Scotland set out in Scottish Office evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee published on pages 138–9 of their report on the New Deal (HC 335-II Session 1997–98). [35867]

Mr. Andrew Smith

The average cost assumptions used for planning purposes for the New Deal for 18 to 24-year-olds were the same throughout Britain.