§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the overall annual capacity of Government training facilities in Scotland in 193W skillcentres, colleges of further education and approved employers' establishments, respectively.
§ Mr. Golding
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that on 30th September 1976 there were 1,793 places available for skillcentre training in Scotland. Outside skillcentres, the Training Opportunities Scheme makes use of facilities in colleges of further education and employers' establishments as necessary. On 30th September 1976 there were 3.722 trainees in training at colleges of further education in Scotland and 179 at employers' establishments.