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Training And Enterprise Councils

Volume 164: debated on Thursday 21 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether it is his intention to place the responsibility for education capacity in the hands of the local training and enterprise council; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 18 December 1989]: Compacts will come under the training and enterprise councils (TECs) as they come into being, provided always that the educational partners in each compact agree to this. It is of the utmost importance that TECs should take all opportunities to work effectively with all relevant parts of the local education system to raise skill levels and educational achievements in their local community.