HC Deb 15 June 1937 vol 325 c198
57. Mr. Lyons

asked the Minister of Labour the total number of trainees for whom accommodation is available at the training centre in Gipsy Lane, Leicester; and the parts of the country from which the trainees have been drawn, in the main, to date.

Mr. E. Brown

The Government training centre, Gipsy Lane, Leicester, provides training places for 432 men. Of about 900 men admitted since the centre was opened in July, 1936, about 520 have been drawn from the North of England, about 170 from Scotland, about 100 from Wales, and about 100 from the Midlands.