asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the underutilised capacity at the Middlesbrough skillcentre in 1983–84 and 1984–85; and what was the projected underutilised capacity for 1986–87.
In 1983–84 Middlesbrough skillcentre had a capacity of 190 training places, 180 of which were purchased by the training division of the Manpower Services Commission. In 1984–8.5, after disposing of surplus property, capacity at the centre was 150 places, of which training division purchased 118. In 1985–86 training division will purchase 54 places of the centre's 150-place capacity.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what was the trading income from the Middlesbrough skillcentre in 1983–84 and 1984–85; and what was the projected trading income for 1986–87;(2) what were the operating còsts of the Middlesbrough skillcentre in 1983–84 and 1984–85; and what were the projected operating costs for 1986–87.
No financial information relating to individual skillcentres is available for 1983-84 prior to the establishment of the skillcentre training agency as a trading account. The trading income and operating costs for Middlesbrough skillcentre in 1984–85, excluding any contributions towards regional and head office costs, are £793,000 and £843,000 respectively. In 1985–86 it is forecast that the centres trading income will be £403,000 and its operating costs £626,000. Detailed forecasts about individual skillcentres for 1986–87 will not be prepared until nearer the start of the year.