§ 27. Sir E. Brown
asked the Minister of Labour how many people have entered retraining courses since 20th July, 1966.
§ Mr. Hattersley
Statistics of people entering training courses under Ministry of Labour schemes are collected quarterly. Between 14th June, 1966, and 13th March, 1967, the latest date for which figures are available, a total of 10,386 people entered courses at Government training centres and courses of training sponsored by the Ministry at other establishments. In addition, a considerable amount of retraining is carried out in industry with the encouragement of industrial training boards.