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Train to Gain Programme: Finance

Volume 503: debated on Monday 11 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding he expects to allocate to Train to Gain in each of the next three years. (308965)

Since its introduction in April 2006, 1.4 million qualifications have been undertaken through the Train to Gain programme. In the 2010-11 financial year, planned investment in Train to Gain will be £983 million, an increase of 6.2 per cent. compared with planned investment for the 2009-10 financial year. Our continuing investment in this programme, and in the broader further education and skills sector, for 2010-11 financial year has recently been set out in the Skills Investment Strategy 2010-11 (November 2009). This is available online

Investment for the 2011-12 financial year and beyond will not be finalised until the outcomes of the next spending review have been determined.