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Vocational Education and Training

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills which Vocational Education and Training projects in the UK are funded by the EU. (84252)

The European Commission provided funding between 2000-05 to UK organisations for 840 work placement and 129 development projects under the EU’s vocational training programme, Leonardo da Vinci.

The European Social Fund supports a range of labour market activities including vocational education and training. In 2000-06 it contributed to the funding of 20 Structural Fund programmes in the UK.