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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
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Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
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New Deal Statistics for Wales: Figures to May 2008 / February 2008
New Deal for Young People (aged 18-24 years)
- Between January 1998 and May 2008 there were 107,300 starts in total, with 3,900 of these still participating at the end of February 2008, of whom 900 were on an option.
- Between January 1998 and February 2008, 51,500 young people have secured jobs, whilst on, or when leaving, any stage of the New Deal process. This includes 44,000 people (85 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(1).
- There have been 17,800 starts for disabled people on the programme which resulted in 6,400 disabled people gaining sustained jobs(1). There have been 2,700 starts to the programme for young people from an ethnic minority, which have resulted in 900 people from ethnic minorities gaining sustained jobs(1).
New Deal 25plus (aged 25 years plus)
- Between July 1998 and May 2008, there were 49,600 starts on either the original or enhanced programme(2). Of these, 2,100 were still participating at the end of February 2008.
- Between July 1998 and February 2008, 16,100 people aged 25 plus have secured jobs, whilst on, or when leaving, any stage of the New Deal process. This includes 13,400 people (83 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(1).
- There have been 16,100 starts for disabled people on either the original or enhanced programme(2) which resulted in 4,300 disabled people gaining sustained jobs(1). There have been 1,600 starts for people from an ethnic minority to either the original or enhanced programme(2) which resulted in 400 people from ethnic minorities gaining sustained jobs(1).
New Deal for Lone Parents
- Between October 1998 and May 2008, there were 90,800 starts in total, with 5,000 of these still participating at the end of February 2008.
- Between October 1998 and February 2008, 37,900 lone parents had gained a job since their initial interview. This includes 22,600 people (60 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(1).
- There were 5,600 starts for disabled people on the programme which resulted in 1,400 disabled people gaining sustained jobs(1). There have been 1,500 starts for lone parents from an ethnic minority on the programme which resulted in 300 people from ethnic minorities gaining sustained jobs(1).
(1) A job from which the participant does not return to New Deal within 13 weeks. This includes jobs in which participants have been employed for less than 13 weeks, but have not yet returned to New Deal.
(2) From April 2001, New Deal 25plus was extended so that those aged 25plus became eligible for the programme once they had been claiming JSA for 18 out of the last 21 months. The programme was also enhanced to provide clients with access to a greater and more tailored range of support and provision.
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The data used here are obtained using the Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study. More detailed statistics on New Deal in Wales can be obtained from the website of the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP).
12 November 2008