New Deal Schemes

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

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Labour, Birkenhead

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people were on the New Deal 25 plus programme in each month since 1998; and how many were in the (a) Gateway and (b) Intensive Activity Period in each month.

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

holding answer 1 March 2007

The available information is in the following table.

New deal 25 plus
Of which, participating in:
Total participants Gateway Intensive activity period
2001
April 10,580 10,470 110
May 18,930 18,520 410
June 27,520 26,280 1,210
July 33,610 31,380 2,160
August 40,660 36,400 4,070
September 45,230 38,400 6,470
October 48,850 39,500 8,710
November 53,320 40,720 11,330
December 56,410 42,420 11,890
2002
January 57,530 41,410 13,190
February 57,830 39,720 14,330
March 58,190 37,940 15,550
April 58,410 37,260 15,820
May 59,060 36,970 15,940
June 58,970 36,570 15,730
July 58,960 36,350 15,540
August 58,920 36,660 14,810
September 58,170 35,830 15,020
October 62,000 39,870 15,040
November 64,430 42,100 15,330
December 65,800 43,750 14,710
2003
January 65,870 43,520 14,930
February 65,220 41,870 15,900
March 64,300 40,190 16,770
April 64,300 40,100 16,720
May 64,110 39,830 16,230
June 63,020 38,780 16,070
July 62,020 37,810 15,900
August 61,130 37,310 15,110
September 60,010 36,400 14,910
October 58,950 35,560 14,790
November 57,980 34,800 14,870
December 57,990 35,260 14,120
2004
January 57,180 35,020 13,940
February 56,420 34,450 13,890
March 55,350 33,750 13,800
April 54,690 33,350 13,350
May 54,610 33,420 13,150
June 54,330 33,230 13,180
July 54,350 33,310 13,260
August 55,160 34,150 13,220
September 54,930 33,980 13,180
October 54,490 33,700 13,330
November 54,570 33,580 13,440
December 55,500 34,810 12,740
2005
January 55,350 34,640 12,820
February 55,410 34,290 13,250
March 54,770 33,460 13,480
April 53,810 32,820 13,060
May 53,320 32,470 12,640
June 52,780 32,140 12,410
July 51,570 31,600 11,890
August 50,970 31,650 11,150
September 49,690 31,180 10,520
October 48,720 30,970 10,040
November 48,200 31,180 9,710
December 48,560 32,060 9,040
2006
January 48,410 31,940 9,240
February 48,630 31,920 9,660
March 48,590 31,610 10,240
April 48,650 31,430 10,210
May 49,210 32,080 9,820
June 49,510 32,110 10,080
July 49,970 33,400 9,190
August 50,820 34,240 9,390
Notes:

1. Information is only available from April 2001.

2. Gateway figures include people who have been invited to their first Gateway interview but who may not yet have attended the interview.

3. Participant figures include those on the 'follow-through' stage of the programme which occurs after the intensive activity period.

4. Latest information is to August 2006.

5. Figures are rounded to nearest 10.

Source:

Information Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions.

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