HC Deb 03 June 1981 vol 5 c353W
Dr. Edmund Marshall

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will open an emergency office in the Yorkshire and Humberside region to deal with the endorsement of passports in present circumstances.

Mr. Luce

No. In the present circumstances it would be impossible for the Passport Office to set up emergency offices in any part of the country.

Special Employment and Training Measures
Scheme and Weekly Allowance (if applicable) Out turn cost 1979–80 Provisional out turn cost 1980–81 Whether taxed
£m £m
Temporary employment subsidy 40.9 1.0 Paid to em- ployers
£20 p/w per worker for 12 months.
£10 p/w per worker for succeeding 6 months
Temporary short-time working compensation scheme 24.4 365.0 Paid to employers
Up to 20 November 1980.75% of normal pay for six months
From 21 November 1980—50% of normal pay for nine months
Job Release Scheme 85.4 136.0
Scheme (incl. disabled—1/4/79–5/4/80—£31.50 (£40 incl dependent) No
Main scheme 6/4/80–5/4/81—£36 (£45.50 incl dependent) No
Disabled Scheme 6/4/80–5/4/81—£43 (£53 incl dependent) Yes
Main Scheme 6/4/81–5/4/82—£40 (£50.50 incl dependent) No
Disabled Scheme 6/4/81–5/4/82—£47.50 (£59 incl dependent) Yes
Small firms employment subsidy £20 45.4 10.8 Paid to employer
Adult employment subsidy £20 0.4 Paid to employers
Special temporary employment programme 51.0 46.8 Yes
Local rate for the job up to a maximum which has increased from £64.68 to £83, since 1979
Community industry 16.7 19.1 Yes
£28.60—Aged 16
£31.80—Aged 17
£36.40—Aged 18*
Youth Opportunities Programme 121.8 215.1 No
£20.55 (April to November 1979) Increased to £23.50