Unemployment (Wirral)

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 30th March 2006.

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Photo of Stephen Hesford Stephen Hesford PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Amos, President of the Council), Privy Council Office

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many unemployed people over 50 years of age have been assisted back to work in (a) Wirral West and (b) Wirral borough since 1997.

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work)

Information on the number of people aged 50 and over in Wirral, West and the Wirral metropolitan borough who have been helped into work through all the programmes available to them is not available.

Information on the number of people aged 50 and over who have been helped into work though the new deal 50 plus programme is in the table.

New deal 50 plus
Location People into jobs
Wirral, West constituency 260
Wirral metropolitan borough 1,180

Notes:

1. New deal 50 plus was introduced in April 2000.

2. Latest data are to November 2005.

3. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate

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