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Training Opportunities Scheme (Suffolk)

Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 12 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will indicate what courses have been established at local education colleges and in firms in Suffolk under the Training Opportunities Scheme; and whether he will give some indication of the attendance at these courses.

I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that courses established at colleges of further education and firms in Suffolk under the Training Opportunities Scheme (TOPS), with the number of people at present in attendance, are as shown below.apprenticeship already served by those apprentices who are made redundant.

I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that new arrangements are now being developed to make better provision for maintaining the training of redundant apprentices. These arrangements should improve the rapid identification of redundant apprentices and provide, through the industrial training boards, for the identification of emergency training arrangements and facilities.