HC Deb 22 February 1999 vol 326 c162W
Mr. Maclean

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will provide a breakdown of the types of benefit received by those leaving the New Deal for 18 to 24 year olds to transfer to other benefits. [71186]

Angela Eagle

Of the 82,600 young people who have left the New Deal up to November 1998 (the latest date for which figures are available) 10,150, 12 per cent. of all leavers, have claimed other benefits. Of these, 5,600 have claimed Incapacity Benefit, 1,700 have claimed Income Support and 2,850 have claimed other benefits for which no detailed breakdown by benefit is available.


New Deal Evaluation Database.

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