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Youth Opportunities Programme

Volume 986: debated on Monday 16 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will take steps to permit apprentice training through the youth opportunities programme ; and if he will make a statement.

No. Skill training is primarily the responsibility of industry, and industrial training boards have played an active part in developing programmes. Where necessary the Manpower Services Commission, through its training services division, is able to provide limited support for skill training.