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Employment Schemes

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 12th December 2011.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many young people in (a) the East Midlands and (b) Leicester City have participated in the work experience programme.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Details of the number of young people who have participated in work experience from the East Midlands region, and Leicestershire parliamentary constituencies is available and shown in the following table.

Work experience participants up to August 2011
East Midlands region 1,270
Leicester East 60
Leicester South 70
Leicester West 60
North West Leicestershire 30
South Leicestershire 20
Notes: 1. Data source—DWP LMS opportunities evaluation database September 2011. 2. Due to data protection protocols, any figures above 10 are rounded to the nearest 10. Due to rounding, totals may not be the sum of the individual cells. Source: Department for Work and Pensions, Labour Market Interventions Strategy Division.

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