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Departmental Training

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies spent on training courses for staff in the last (i) 12 months and (ii) five years. (210561)

The following table sets out the amounts that the Department for Transport has spent on training courses for staff over the last five years:

2007-08

2006-07

2005-06

2004-05

2003-04

Central DfT (£m)

3.1

2.8

2.5

3.1

2.1

Highways Agency (£m)

7.25

7.0

7.1

7.05

6.96

Government Car and Despatch Agency (£000)

170

2.6

1.1

0.8

0.2

Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (£m)

2.4

2.4

2.7

2.1

1.7

Marine and Coastguard Agency (£m)

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.5

1.2

Driving Standards Agency (£000)

847

745

780

678

594

Vehicle Certification Agency (£000)

146

195

118

159

126

Vehicle Operator Service Agency (£000)

604

496

589

515

449