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Career Review And Development Courses

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people have completed career review and development courses in each year they have operated since their introduction in 1975, and what have been the annual costs of the courses in each year.

[pursuant to his reply, 6 May 1980, c. 3–4]: The Manpower Services Commission aggregate statistics of career review and development courses with statistics of transfer of employment courses, career development conferences and career development courses since these courses are all similar in duration—two to three weeks—content and objective. The yearly figures are:

Number of completionsAnnual cost (course fees and training allowances)
£
1975–76*£*
1976–77703200,000t
1977–78905250,000t
1978–791,620538,228
1979–802,001709,725
* Only a few pilot courses were run late in the year
† Estimated.