HC Deb 16 February 1999 vol 325 c716W
Dan Norris

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many young unemployed people aged 18 to 25 years within each local enterprise company area in Wansdyke have entered the New Deal Gateway. [71071]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Responsibility for the subject of the question has been delegated to the Employment Service agency under its Chief Executive. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from Richard Foster to Dan Norris, dated 12 February 1999:

As the Employment Service is an Executive Agency, the Secretary of State for Education and Employment has asked Leigh Lewis to reply direct to your question about New Deal for 18–24 year old participants in Wansdyke. This is something which falls within the responsibilities delegated to Mr. Lewis as Chief Executive of the Agency. I am replying in his absence. I should say straightaway that it is not possible to give data broken down by local Training and Enterprise Council areas as data is collected by Employment Service Unit of Delivery areas. The latest Government Statistical Service figures to the end of November 1998 and Provisional Management Information to the end of December 1998 shows that, 634 young people have entered the New Deal for 18–24 year olds in the North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset Unit of Delivery which covers Wansdyke falls under. I hope this is helpful.

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