§ 26. Mr. Franks
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many students have completed training under the employment training scheme; and if he will make a statement.
Since its launch over 700,000 people have benefited from the opportunities provided by employment training. It is currently helping about 200,000 unemployed people to obtain the skills and experience they need to get and keep jobs. Under training and enterprise councils it will become even more responsive to local needs.
§ 29. Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the recontracting process for employment training.
The recontracting exercise for employment training has been successful and 99 per cent. of providers have agreed new contracts.
§ 66. Mr. Barry Porter
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many students are currently undertaking training under the employment training scheme.