Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th May 2008.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much has been spent on (a) redundancy payments and (b) other costs associated with redundancy in respect of each closed Remploy factory.

Photo of Anne McGuire Anne McGuire The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

holding answer 1 May 2008

Information about the other costs associated with redundancy in respect of each closed Remploy factory is not available.

The available information about redundancy payments is in the following table.

Total redundancy payments to end April 2008
Aintree 1,287,005
Barnsley 608,956
Bradford 328,944
Brixton 844,129
Brynamman 235,455
CCU 950,932
Chandlers Ford 98,925
Halifax 313,447
Hartlepool 1,174,275
Hillington 696,164
Hull 715,355
Jarrow 491,750
Leatherhead 287,311
Lydney 350,613
Mansfield 1,242,239
Medway 771,775
Newcastle-under-Lyme 461,373
Pinxton 1,603,036
Plymouth 525,807
Redruth 366,447
Southend 330,523
St. Helens 4,297,883
Stockport 799,235
Stockton 804,650
Treforest 1,443,502
Wisbech 219,298
Woolwich 724,270
York 704,007
Ystradgynlais 199,263

Remploy management information.

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Alec Mills
Posted on 15 May 2008 3:35 pm (Report this annotation)

And the cost to the treasury in lost taxes, housing benefit costs, social security payments and pension payments are?
And lets not mention the knock on effect this will have on the local economy or supply companies.