§ 94. Mr. Ingram
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people received training in Manpower Services Commissions skillcentres in the last year.
§ Mr. Nicholls
In the financial year 1987–88, the numbers of trainees starting courses in skillcentres run by the Skills Training Agency (STA) were as follows:
36,855 on Training Commission sponsored training; 50,000 on employer-sponsored training. In addition, a further 22,143 people were trained on employer's premises by the STA's mobile training service.