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Youth Training Scheme

Volume 82: debated on Tuesday 2 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the numbers on youth training schemes in Portsmouth at the latest available date; and if he will give a breakdown of the ethnic origin of those accepted on such schemes in the last year.

There were 1,022 young people in training on the youth training scheme in the Portsmouth local authority district at the end of May. Information on entrants to the scheme in the area in 1984–85 is given in the table:

Ethnic originEntrants
White-European1,679
African-West Indian1
Asian6
Others11
TOTAL1,697