§ Mr. Gwynfor Evans
asked the Minister of Labour how many applications have been received for places in the two Government centres in Wales for industrial training during the last 12 months; and how many have been refused.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
During the 12 months ended 31st October, 1966, there were 2,829 applicants for training at the two Government Training Centres in Wales. Of these 582 were accepted and were allocated to places, 676 subsequently withdrew their applications, 317 were found unsuitable at selection stage, 430 were awaiting allocation and 824 were under consideration at the end of the period.