§ Mr. Alan Campbell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many 18 to 24 year olds have started New Deal in(a) the area covered by the Government Office for the North East and (b) Tynemouth broken down by (i) employer, (ii) full time education, (iii) the voluntary sector (iv) the environment task force and (v) other. 
§ Ms Jowell
In the period ending August 1999, the table shows the number of young people who have jointed New Deal and the number who have gone on to join an option for(a) Employment Service Northern region, and (b) Tynemouth constituency.
Northern region Tynemouth Starts to New Deal 25,800 640 Starts to Employer option 1,940 28 Starts to FTET 6,020 160 Starts to VS 1,580 36 Starts to ETF 1,710 14 Leavers from Gateway to unsubsidisedjobs 4,380 136
New Deal Evaluation Database