To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many job training scheme trainees have been deaf to the latest date for which figures are available; and what proportion this represents of the total number of trainees.
Information about specific disabilities of new job training scheme trainees is not available.
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the job placement rate for (a) all trainees leaving the job training scheme and (b) deaf trainees leaving the job training scheme.
The information is not available. The Manpower Services Commission has commissioned a follow-up survey to look into the destinations of trainees. The first results will be available in the new year.