HC Deb 13 November 1969 vol 791 c140W
Mr. Alec Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity how many adult workers have been trained or retrained in Wales in each year since 1963 by Government training centres or on-job training schemes.

Mr. Dell

The number of adults who have completed courses at Government training centres in Wales since 1963 are as follows:

1963 199
1964 176
1965 490
1966 737
1967 874
1968 916
1969 (first 9 months) 678

There are no available statistics of adults trained on-the-job in Wales; but during the last two years the following numbers of workers have been trained in industry with the help of the Government training grants which are available to new and expanding firms in the Welsh Development Area:

12 months ended September 1968 5,022
12 months ended September 1969 9,395