HC Deb 25 October 1999 vol 336 c718W
15. Mr. Burns

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many lone parents in Chelmsford local authority area have been contacted by the new deal for lone parents programme; and how many have received a job. [93762]

Angela Eagle

We do not have separate figures for Chelmsford. The figures that are available cover the whole of Essex; 9,000 invitations to participate in the voluntary programme have been issued and 440 lone parents have so far found jobs.

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