HC Deb 20 May 1968 vol 765 cc9-10W
Mr. Leslie Huckfield

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what are the current waiting lists for the various courses offered in Government training centres at Leicester, Coventry, Long Eaton and Birmingham; and whether she will make a statement.

Mr. Hattersley

On 8th April 1968, the waiting lists of accepted applicants were as follows:

Leicester 79
Coventry 34
Long Eaton 103
Birmingham 101

Waiting time varies according to trade and centre, but in Midlands Region a high proportion of suitable applicants can start training in the trade of their choice within three to six months of applying.