§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the name and number of managing agents under the youth training scheme in Dundee, the number on each scheme and the fees being paid to managing agents in total.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The names of the 73 managing agents operating in Dundee, including those which are organised on a GB or all-Scotland basis, and details of the numbers of youngsters currently in training are:
Managing Agent Number of Trainees* 1. LOCALLY NEGOTIATED SCHEMES Tayside Road Transport Group Training Association 81 Tayside Regional Council 130 Blackness Training Company 62 Dundee Football Club 3 Link Organisation 29 Dundee District Council 15 Tayside Regional Council 58 Keyboard Training Services 101 Dundee Engineering Training Group 41 Dundee and Tayside Chamber of Commerce 66 Dundee College of Technology 5 Henry Boot and Sons 53 National Hairdressing Federation 4 Hilston Manufacturing Chemist — Michelin Tyre Company 4 2. SCHEMES NEGOTIATED AT GB LEVEL BY THE MANPOWER SERVICES COMMISSION'S LARGE COMPANIES UNIT B & Q Retail — Debenhams 16 Construction Industry Training Board 102
Managing Agent Number of Trainees* Postal Board — Timber Trade Training Association — Boots Company 4 Fine Fare 12 Argyll Stores — Abbey National Building Society — Littlewoods Organisation 2 Thorn EMI — BP Petroleum Development 1 Marks and Spencer 4 British Association of Professional Hairdressing Employers 2 Association of British Travel Agents 1 Wm. Timpson 6 Shoe Repair Industry Training Association 1 Cosma Holdings 4 Halifax Building Society 1 Flottila Shoes 1 Foster Menswear 1 National Institute of Hardware — K Shoes — Booker McConnell — British Gas — British Insurance Brokers — Burtons — International Thomson Organisation — Office Machines and Equipment Federation — C & A Modes — Drinks Industry Training Association — Serck Services 1 Lucas World Services — Tyre Services GB — Newey & Eyre — STC Distributors 1 Federation of Bakers — British Telecom 5 Plastic Processing Industry Training Board — Engineering Industry Training Board 7 Trustee Savings Bank — 3. SCHEMES NEGOTIATED AT SCOTLAND LEVEL BY MANPOWER SERVICES COMMISSION'S SCOTTISH OPERATIONS SUPPORT UNIT North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board 8 Scottish Plumbers Training Services 15 John Menzies 10 Scottish Grocery Trade Training Association 105 Co-op Wholesale Society 3 Lawson Fisher 5 Hotel Catering Industry Training Board 22 Scottish Motor Traders Association 20 Scottish Print 2 Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association 4 Scottish Association of Master Bakers 5 Barlow Handling — Stevenson College 1 Scottish Retail Distributors Association 5 Church of Scotland Department of Social Responsibility — George Boyd 2 Kwik Fit Euro — * Includes both 1983–84 and 1984–85 entrants.
Fees payable to managing agents will vary according to a number of factors. Each place included in a formal contract attracts a fee of £100. In addition, and provided certain current requirements are met, £39 per week is made available to the agent as long as a place remains filled.