§ Mr. du Cann
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when the last major campaign for the recruitment of skillcentre instructors was carried out by 551W the Manpower Services Commission; what was the overall cost of the campaign including all items of promotional material; and how many instructors were recruited as a result.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the last major campaign for the recruitment of skillcentre instructors took place in the period September to December 1978. The total cost of the campaign including promotional material used was £434,718. There were 3,085 applicants, and from these 59 instructors were recruited.