Job Release Scheme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th November 1986.

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Photo of Mr John Lee Mr John Lee , Pendle 12:00 am, 18th November 1986

A reduction from 64 to 60 in the qualifying age for the job release scheme would in the first year create some 50,000 opportunities for replacement workers. This would cost about £132 million in the first year and a further £196 million in subsequent years.