§ Mr. Golding
A total of 1,359 jobs in the Peterborough area have received financial support through the various special employment measures introduced by my Department and the Manpower 765W Services Commission to alleviate the worst effects of unemployment.
The detailed breakdown of special measures for Peterborough is as follows:
In addition, 38 applications have been approved under the job release scheme.
Temporary employment subsidy: Number of workers involved 650 Youth opportunities programme: Number of people assisted 262 Work experience programme: Number of places involved 161 Special temporary employment programme: Number of people assisted 17 Job creation programme: Number of jobs created 134 Youth employment subsidy: Applications approved 68 Recruitment subsidy for school leavers: Applications approved 64 Small firms employment subsidy: Number of jobs involved — Job introduction scheme for disabled people: Number of workers involved 3