To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what are the terms of reference, and when is publication expected, of the study of the funding of vocational education and training being undertaken by the Manpower Services Commission.
The terms of reference of MSC's study of the funding of vocational education and training are:
- —brings to bear sufficient resources for achievement of the New Training Initiative objectives and the proper vocational education and training of all the country's workforce;
- —is effective and efficient in the use of resources;
- —is responsive to changing needs; and
- —meets labour market requirements.