Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when the Training and Employment Agency review document on programmes for the long-term unemployed was completed; when it will be released to the public; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Ancram
Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Training and Employment Agency under its chief executive, Mr. Ian Walters. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from Ian Walters to Mr. John D. Taylor, dated 29 January 1997:The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has asked me as Chief Executive of the Training and Employment Agency to reply to your question about the review document on programmes for the long-term unemployed.Work on the document has taken longer to complete than was anticipated. However I hope to publish the document, for consultation purposes, very shortly.I will ensure that you receive a copy.