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Training Schemes (Newcastle)

Volume 124: debated on Friday 11 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list all the managing agents offering places in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne city area under (a) the youth training scheme, (b) the job training scheme and (c) the community programme, together with the number of places offered by each agent in each scheme.

The managing agents offering places in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne city area are listed below:

Managing agentContracted places
(a) YTS
Alliance & Leicester Building Society2
Argyll Stores16
Association of British Travel Agents8
Association of Merchants in Training5
B & Q6
Bainbridge20
Benfield Motors32
Binns10
Boots8
British Association of Professional Hairdressing Employers7
British Engines17
British Insurance Brokers Association6
British Office Systems and Stationery Federation1
British Printing Industry Federation1
British Rail14
Builders Merchants Federation5
Burton Group PLC12
Central Electricity Generating Board1
Chubb1

Managing agent

Contracted places

Clothing and Allied Products Industry Training Board22
Community Industry18
Construction Industry Training Board136
Data Northern Ltd.313
DER3
Dixon's2
Eagle Star Insurance2
Electronic Rentals1
Essanelle14
Federation of London Clearing Banks17
Fenwicks88
Footballers Association Further Education and Vocational Training Society Ltd.9
John Gerard16
Gosforth Employment Rehabilitation Centre60
Granada Television Rentals7
Greggs of Gosforth18
Habitat2
Halifax Building Society2
Hotel and Catering Training Board131
IBM4
JHP Training152
K Shoes1
Key Training275
Kwikfit4
Littlewoods5
Lunn Poly4
Lupins62
Magnet & Southern2
Marks & Spencer7
Metcon1
Midland Bank1
Miltech6
Mothercare3
National Association for Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders148
North East Electricity Board—Electricity Council6
North East Furniture Manufacturers2
NEI Plc78
Newcastle College of Arts and Technology324
Newcastle ITeC97
Newcastle Local Education Authority699
Newey and Eyre7
North East Link110
Northern Regional Health Authority18
Northern Rock Building Society34
Northumbria Ambulance Service29
Northumbria Water Authority6
Partco1
Plastics Processing Industry Training Board6
Post Office Counters40
Post Office Letters58
Rumbelows2
Scottish and Newcastle Breweries13
Shoe Repair Industry Training Association3
Stylo Barratt3
Sumlock59
Swallow Hotels5
Texas4
Thomson Holidays2
TR Dixon4
Trustee Savings Bank7
Tyne and Wear Chamber of Commerce325
Tyneside Training Service291
Vickers183
Work and Learn (North East) Ltd.233
Yorkshire Bank1
Total4,358

Managing agent

Contracted annual throughput

(b) the Job Training Scheme:

Data Northern Ltd.11,000
Lloyds British Training Services Ltd.1,250
Tyneside Skillcentre300
Tyne and Wear Chamber of Commerce600
Key Training Ltd.500
Total3,650

Managing agent

Authorised places

(c) the Community Programme:

Age Concern19
Boys Brigade8
Christian Relay34
Community Rural Aid45
Community Service Volunteers24
Community Task Force241
Community Transport140
Conservation Practice20
Energy Support14
Keep Britain Tidy Group14
Keeping Newcastle Warm105
National Association For the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders233
New Job Horizons319
Newcastle City Council Agency1,178
Northumbria Tourist Board98
PHAB8
Police107
St. Anthony of Padua340
Total2,947

1 Some of these places are provided outside the Newcastle upon Tyne city area.