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Migrant Workers: Training Courses

Volume 704: debated on Tuesday 28 October 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether migrant workers from the European Union can participate in training courses in the United Kingdom to enhance their skills. [HL5649]

Yes. European economic area (EEA) migrant workers are eligible for funding through the Learning and Skills Council for further education and skills courses at FE colleges and providers based in England so long as they have been resident in the EEA for three years prior to the start of their course.