§ Mr. Blair
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what budget is allocated for(a) employment training and (b) youth training respectively in each region of his training and enterprise and education directorate for the years 1991–92 and 1992–93; and what were the numbers of unemployed people in each of these regions at the latest available date.
The budget allocations for 1991–92 for employment training and youth training in each region of the training enterprise and education directorate—TEED —are given in table(a). The figures for 1992–93 are still subject to negotiation and therefore not available.
The number of unemployed people in each of the TEED regions as at December 1991 are given in table (b).
Table (a) £ million England and Wales YT ET South East 89.46 32.22 London 49.18 52.09 South West 65.28 25.18 West Midlands 84.50 48.71 East Midlands 96.58 39.94 Yorkshire and Humberside 91.40 52.80 North West 123.59 65.17 Northern 67.76 46.67 Wales 50.88 32.32
Note: ET budgets exclude national allowances (ie unemployment benefit + £10).
Table (b) Unemployed claimants as at December 1991 TEED regions Persons South East 347,357 London 385,316 South West 190,128 West Midlands 246,987 East Midlands and Eastern 245,786 Yorkshire and Humberside 222,975 North West 325,792 Northern 134,440 Wales 122,910 Scotland 228,766 Great Britain 2,450,457