New Deal Schemes

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Philip Hammond Philip Hammond Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of (a) all leavers, (b) female leavers and (c) male leavers from new deal 50 plus (i) found unsubsidised jobs and (ii) returned to jobseeker's allowance on leaving the programme in each year since 2000.

Photo of Jim Murphy Jim Murphy Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work)

The information is in the table.

New deal 50 plus
Percentage of leavers with an immediate destination of:
Leavers Year of leaving Unsubsidised employment Jobseeker's allowance
All 2004 44 26
2005 38 31
Male 2004 44 28
2005 37 33
Female 2004 44 20
2005 40 27

Information on the immediate destination of leavers from new deal 50 plus is only available from February 2004.

Figures are based on calendar years. Earliest data are for February 2004 and latest data are to May 2006.

Latest complete year data are to December 2005.


Information Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions

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