HC Deb 03 July 1958 vol 590 c110W
18. Mr. Pargiter

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the number of students from West African territories under the administration of Her Majesty's Government who are receiving engineering apprenticeships in the United Kingdom; and what is the number who have qualified under apprenticeship schemes for the years 1955 to 1957, respectively.

Mr. Profumo

So far as I am aware, no students are actually apprenticed: but there are 95 students from West African territories undergoing practical training by attachment to engineering firms in the United Kingdom. During the years 1955, 1956, and 1957, 37, 52 and 70 students, respectively, completed their practical attachments and returned to West Africa.