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Train to Gain Programme: Darlington

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many people living in Darlington constituency have participated in the Train to Gain programme in each of the last three years. (258259)

Table 1 shows the number of Train to Gain starts in the parliamentary constituency of Darlington, in each academic year from 2005/06 to 2007/08.

Table 1: Train to Gain starts in 2005/06 to 2007/08

Darlington constituency

All Train to Gain starts

2005/06

100

32,400

2006/07

460

206,300

2007/08

620

331,800

Notes:

1. Parliamentary constituency is based on learner’s home postcode.

2. Numbers for Leeds West have been rounded to the nearest 10.

3. Numbers for England have been rounded to the nearest 100.

4. Train to Gain was created in April 2006. Therefore, figures for 2005/06 only include the months of April to July 2006.

Source:

WBL ILR

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