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Unemployment Programme

Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much his Department has spent on programmes to help the unemployed move back to work in each year since 1997; if he will list the programmes involved, specifying the amounts spent on each
 
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programme in each year since 1997; and what percentage of each amount was spent in Scotland. [211989]


 
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Jane Kennedy: The available information is in the tables.
Expenditure on labour market programmes for the unemployed

1997–98
1998–99
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Programme(34)£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35) , (36)Percentage£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35)(5507520036)Percentage
New Deal for 18–25+1200179106
Work Based Learning for Adults(37)3820026400
Project Work4100800
Jobsearch Provision(38)393930311
Employment Zones000100
Others(39)21011302
Total49441495133

1999–2000
2000–01
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Programme(34)£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35) , (36)Percentage£ million3, 4£ million(35) , (36)Percentage
New Deal for 18–25+35334103353711
Work Based Learning for Adults(37)26400202
Project Work00027500
Jobsearch Provision(38)3231130312
Employment Zones10054611
Others(39)1201703
Total657376703477

1999–2000
2000–01
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Programme(34)£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35) , (36)Percentage£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35) , (36)Percentage
New Deal for 18–25+35936102924214
New Deal 50+206306
Work Based Learning for Adults(37)1681012300
Jobsearch Provision(38)1931716321
Employment Zones93101186810
Others(39)7041104
Total6485085315510

2003–04
Total spend Spend in Scotland(33)
Programme(34)£ million(35) , (36)£ million(35) , (36)Percentage
New Deal for 18–25+3524212
New Deal 50+306
Work Based Learning for Adults(37)16000
Jobsearch Provision(38)19315
Employment Zones791012
Ambitions806
Others(39)1817
Total639579


(33) Includes expenditure incurred by Employment Service's/Jobcentre Plus' Office for Scotland" region. Figures exclude expenditure controlled centrally within the Employment Service/Jobcentre Plus and DWP/DfEE; and expenditure that has been devolved to the Scottish Executive.
(34) The programmes exclude initiatives not primarily aimed at the unemployed.
(35) Figures rounded to nearest million; figures may not sum due to rounding.
(36) Figures comprise DEL programme expenditure only.
(37) Called Training for Work in Scotland. Figures for Scotland excluded as this is a devolved responsibility.
(38) Jobsearch provision includes expenditure on Jobclubs, Jobplan and Jobsearch.
(39) Includes expenditure on Jobfinders Grant, Travel to Interview Scheme, Advisers Discretionary Fund, Worktrials, Job Transition Service/Rapid Response Service, Workwise/Worklink, Jobmatch, Restart, Employment Retention and Advancement Demonstration, and associated programme expenditure (e.g. marketing and research).