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Blackburn Skillcentre

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what plans he has for the Blackburn skillcentre.

[pursuant to his reply, 4 February 1980]: I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that construction of a new skillcentre in Accrington to replace the existing Blackburn skillcentre began in September 1979. It should be ready by early summer 1981. Training capacity will be increased 50 per cent.