HC Deb 27 July 1999 vol 336 c191W
Mr. Maclean

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many people who responded to the Survey of New Deal Leavers with Unknown Destinations stated that they had left for(a) unsubsidised work, (b) incapacity benefit, (c) income support and (d) another destination; and if he will list the other destinations. [93466]

Mr. Andrew Smith

A recently published survey of the destination of New Deal leavers with unknown destinations established that 43 per cent had left for paid employment. The other destinations are listed here

  • gone abroad
  • claimed other benefit
  • claimant deceased
  • Full-Time education (other than as a New Deal Option)
  • approved training
  • starting non-New Deal Government Supported Training
  • in prison/custody
  • attending court
  • on the witness protection programme
  • partner working
  • partner claiming
  • signed off voluntarily due to a fraud investigation
  • client signed off when a JSA disallowance applied
  • the client is over the maximum savings limit
  • on JSA but not on New Deal.