HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 c42W
Mr. Boyes

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are currently on YTS schemes in Houghton and Washington; and if he will provide a table delineating 1 he totals from 1979 to the latest available date.

Mr. Cope

The YTS programme began in 1983. The following table gives numbers on schemes in Houghton and Washington at 31 January for the past four years. Earlier data are not available.

31 January 1985 504
31 January 1986 484
31 January 1987 828
31 January 1988 829