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Apprentices: Greater London

Volume 468: debated on Wednesday 28 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many apprenticeships were created in each London borough in each of the last three years. (169370)

Figures for those participating in apprenticeships can be derived from the Learning and Skills Council's (LSC) Individualised Learner Record (ILR). The following table shows the number of apprenticeship starts from August to July in each year in local LSC areas. (These figures are not readily available at local authority level.)

Thousands

LSC local area

2004/05 Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

2005/06 Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Derbyshire

0.9

2.6

0.8

2.2

Leicestershire

0.6

1.9

0.6

1.7

Lincolnshire and Rutland

0.5

1.6

0.6

1.3

Northamptonshire

0.5

1.8

0.6

1.7

Nottinghamshire

1.1

3.2

1.2

3.1

Bedfordshire and Luton

0.2

0.9

0.2

0.8

Cambridgeshire

0.7

1.6

0.5

1.3

Essex

0.7

3.1

0.7

2.9

Hertfordshire

0.5

1.6

0.7

1.5

Norfolk

0.4

1.9

0.4

1.4

Suffolk

0.5

1.7

0.6

1.7

London Central

0.6

2.1

0.5

1.9

London East

0.7

2.2

0.6

1.9

London North

0.4

0.7

0.7

0.4

London South

0.7

1.6

0.8

1.5

London West

0.3

1.0

0.3

0.9

County Durham

0.4

1.6

0.5

1.5

Northumberland

0.2

0.9

0.2

0.8

Tees Valley

0.8

2.6

0.8

2.1

Tyne and Wear

1.3

3.4

1.6

3.6

Cheshire and Warrington

1.1

2.7

1.1

2.1

Cumbria

0.5

1.6

0.5

1.1

Greater Manchester

2.4

7.6

2.5

7.4

Greater Merseyside

1.9

6.0

1.8

4.7

Lancashire

1.6

4.1

1.4

3.2

Berkshire

0.9

1.7

1.2

2.2

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

1.1

3.4

1.6

3.2

Kent and Medway

0.8

2.7

0.7

2.3

Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire

1.1

2.6

1.1

2.2

Surrey

0.4

1.1

0.4

1.2

Sussex

0.9

2.5

0.9

2.3

Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole

0.5

1.6

0.5

2.0

Devon and Cornwall

1.5

4.6

1.5

4.0

Gloucestershire

0.4

0.9

0.3

0.9

Somerset

0.5

1.1

0.4

1.0

West of England

0.9

1.5

0.9

1.5

Wiltshire and Swindon

0.3

1.4

0.3

1.3

Birmingham and Solihull

0.9

2.8

0.8

2.2

Black Country

1.0

3.6

1.0

3.4

Coventry and Warwickshire

0.8

2.0

0.9

1.9

Hereford and Worcestershire

0.7

1.6

0.7

1.5

Shropshire

0.4

1.1

0.3

10

Staffordshire

1.0

3.2

1.1

2.7

Humberside

0.8

2.3

0.8

2.3

North Yorkshire

0.6

2.0

0.6

1.7

South Yorkshire

0.8

3.8

1.1

3.9

West Yorkshire

1.8

5.0

1.8

4.2

Thousands

LSC local area

2006/07 Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Derbyshire

0.9

2.0

Leicestershire

0.9

1.7

Lincolnshire and Rutland

0.7

1.4

Northamptonshire

0.6

1.5

Nottinghamshire

1.4

3.1

Bedfordshire and Luton

0.3

0.7

Cambridgeshire

0.7

1.5

Essex

0.9

3.0

Hertfordshire

0.6

1.4

Norfolk

0.6

1.6

Suffolk

0.6

1.7

London Central

0.6

1.8

London East

0.5

1.6

London North

0.5

0.5

London South

0.9

1.5

London West

0.5

0.9

County Durham

0.6

1.4

Northumberland

0.2

0.5

Tees Valley

0.8

2.0

Tyne and Wear

1.5

3.0

Cheshire and Warrington

1.3

2.1

Cumbria

0.7

1.3

Greater Manchester

2.9

7.0

Greater Merseyside

2.1

5.4

Lancashire

1.9

3.9

Berkshire

1.5

2.9

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

1.8

4.4

Kent and Medway

0.9

2.7

Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire

1.3

1.7

Surrey

0.5

1.0

Sussex

0.9

1.7

Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole

0.6

1.6

Devon and Cornwall

1.8

4.1

Gloucestershire

0.5

0.8

Somerset

0.4

1.1

West of England

0.8

1.9

Wiltshire and Swindon

0.4

1.2

Birmingham and Solihull

1.0

2.4

Black Country

1.0

2.8

Coventry and Warwickshire

0.8

1.5

Hereford and Worcestershire

0.9

1.5

Shropshire

0.5

1.0

Staffordshire

1.1

2.7

Humberside

1.0

2.1

North Yorkshire

0.7

1.6

South Yorkshire

1.0

3.3

West Yorkshire

2.2

4.4