§ Mr. Ovenden
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many job opportunities in the Gravesend constituency have so far been protected by temporary employment subsidy, the recruitment subsidy for school leavers, youth employment subsidy, and the work experience scheme; and what are the corresponding figures for the Medway employment area as a whole.
§ Mr. Golding
I regret that information is not available in the precise form requested. The figures in the table below are cumulative totals for the Gravesend employment office area and the Medway 581W employment service district, at the latest available dates.
Jobs supported Date of count Gravesend Medway TES 14th July 1978 1,489 2,778 RSSL 30th September 1976* 27 270 YES 31st March 1978* 24 303 WEP 30th June 1978 32 160 * Date on which scheme closed.