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Learning and Skills Council: Information Officers

Volume 464: debated on Monday 8 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many press officers are employed by the Learning and Skills Council. (154422)

The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) employs 11 press and communications officers in its National Office and nine Regional Offices, Some of these staff are engaged in other work in addition to their duties as press officers. The LSC has a statutory duty to encourage individuals to undergo post-16 education and training, and in 2006-07 more than 5.5 million people benefited from the learning that it funded.