New Deal

Northern Ireland written question – answered am ar 18 Ionawr 2005.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr John Hume Mr John Hume Social Democratic and Labour Party, Foyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of people in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) Foyle constituency entered paid employment within six months of completing each New Deal and Worktrack programme in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

The percentage of people in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) Foyle Consistency entering paid employment within six months of leaving the two main New Deals and the Worktrack programme are as follows.

Participants moving into employment (April 2003-March 2004) within six months of leaving the programme
Programme All leavers Into employment Percentage into employment
(a) Northern Ireland
New Deal 18 to 24 8032 2214 28
New Deal 25 + 6946 1348 19
Worktrack 2337 581 25
(b) Foyle
New Deal 18 to 24 1124 242 22
New Deal 25 + 711 97 14
Worktrack 261 21 8

Note:

Leavers include those who leave at any stage of the New Deal programme.

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