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Employment Training

Volume 164: debated on Monday 8 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total number of trainees in employment training for the most recent date for which information is available in Great Britain and in each of the standard regions, Scotland and Wales.

[holding answer 21 December 1989]: The information is not available in the precise form requested. Information is available only for the eight Training Agency regions in England and for Scotland and Wales. The latest available figures of employment training filled places are given in the table.

Employment training
Number in-training at 8 December 1989
RegionNumbers
South East14,300
London21,400
South West12,300
West Midlands23,100
East Midlands and Eastern16,900
Yorkshire and Humberside25,600
North West29,400
Northern24,500
Wales16,500
Scotland26,400
Great Britain1211,000
1 Including a small number of trainees at Residential Training Colleges and other training providers not identified separately in the regional totals.