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Chapeltown Job Centre, Kenneth Clarke meets local residents (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageOctober 1986. Kenneth Clarke, Minister for Employment meets local residents at the newly established Chapeltown Job Centre. Chapeltown had been designated as one of the eight areas throughout the country to become part of the Task Force scheme due to high levels of unemployment. It received a £1 million pound injection targeted at creating work opportunities for the unemployed. The funding went towards the setting up of Chapeltown Job Centre and new training schemes, including the 40-50 place YTS scheme. Grants were awarded to existing schemes for instance, Chapeltown Community Workshops and Technorth.
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Employment Minister, Kenneth Clarke meets local residents of Chapeltown (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageOctober 1986. Image shows Kenneth Clarke, the Minister for Employment, as he meets local residents of Chapeltown. Because of high unemployment levels Chapeltown had been chosen as one of eight Task Force areas throughout the country in a scheme aimed at creating jobs. £1 million was ear-marked for the scheme and it was used to establish a new Job Centre in the area plus new training initiatives and grants to the Chapeltown Community Workshops and Technorth.
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Kenneth Clarke, Employment Minister, a visit to Leeds (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageOctober 1986. Image shows Kenneth Clarke, Minister for Employment, right, as he meets local residents of Chapeltown. The Government had introduced the Task Force scheme where eight areas of the country with higher than average unemployment levels were given funding of £1 million to generate more jobs in the locality. Other areas of the country to take part in the Task Force scheme were Handsworth (Birmingham), North Kensington (London), St. Paul's (Bristol), Highfields (Leicester), Moss Side (Manchester), North Central Middlesbrough and North Peckham (Southwark). Mencap House at 142 Chapeltown Road, established here between 1964 and 1992, is visible in the background. It ran as a social centre for people with learning disabilities and their parents/carers.
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