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Youth Training

Volume 82: debated on Monday 1 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the proportions of youth training scheme leavers going to the following destinations for each available month of the 15 per cent. leavers sample and for each of the previous samples (a) full-time work with the same employer, (b) full-time work with a different employer, (c) part-time work, (d) full-time college or training course, (e) back at school, (f) on another youth training scheme, (g) claimant unemployed and (h) other; and if he will show for each survey (i) the proportion of respondents who had left the scheme early and (ii) the usable percentage response rate.

The Manpower Services Commission introduced a regular monthly survey of leavers from the youth training scheme in 1984. Questionnaires are sent to a 15 per cent. sample of all leavers in each month some three months after they leave the scheme. Leavers in June 1984 were the first group to

Response to the Question "What are you doing now?"
Ad Hoc Surveys Leavers between15 per cent Follow-Up Programme leavers in:
April 1983 and November 1983April 1983 and March 1984April 1984 and July 1984June 1984July 1984August 1984September 1984October 1984
In full-time work with same employer412222130322819
In full-time work with different employer3437343531292729
In part-time work**211111
On full-time course at college/training centre41223461
Back at school211
On another YTS Scheme2913445569
Doing something else33232222
Unemployed2434343528272938
Sample Details:
Percentage who were early leavers10090645644333756
Percentage response5355706767656863
* Information not available.