To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much has been spent by each of the education and library boards on YTP provision in each of the last five years.
|Education and library boards||1986–87 £ million||1987–88 £ million||1988–89 £ million||1989–90 £ million||1990–91 £ million|
1. The figures represent recurrent and capital expenditure. For the years 1986–87 to 1989–90 they are taken from the boards' audited accounts and for 1990–91 from the unaudited accounts.
2. The figures do not include expenditure on the salaries of full-time teachers engaged on YTP. For the years in question these were paid directly by the Department of Education for Northern Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many young people have been employed on youth training programmes organised by further education colleges in each of the last five years.
The number of trainees fluctuates during the year but the average number of full-time trainees involved on YT programmes in further education colleges was as follows:
|Academic year||Average occupancy|
The amounts are as follows: