HC Deb 16 December 1999 vol 341 cc262-3W
Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what projects are currently being undertaken by the New Deal Environmental Taskforce in the constituencies of Greenock and Inverclyde and West Renfrewshire; and if he will make a statement. [102624]

Dr. Reid

The projects currently taking place in Greenock and West Renfrewshire are:

Inverclyde Council
Provider Number of placements available Project Nature of provision
SOLAS/Invest 8 Home Insulation Draught proofing, loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and insulation of pipes and tanks.
Landwise 12 Strone Farm Landscaping and labouring duties.
Clyde Muirshiel 16 Various Assisting with habitat management and woodland/conservation plan implementation. Will deal with people on a day to day basis, leading guided walks, assisting with biological recording and practical conservation work.

A further proposal has been submitted by Action Environment to offer 44 New Deal clients ETF opportunities in environmental enhancement, hard and soft landscaping and grounds and building maintenance.