HC Deb 21 March 1991 vol 188 c208W
Mr. Ashby

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how much was spent on youth training in(a) 1979 and (b) the latest available year.

Mr. Jackson

Expenditure on youth training in 1979–80 was £123.4 million1. The estimated expenditure on youth training (YT) in 1990–91 is expected to be £833 million2.

1Youth opportunities programme (YOP).

2 As published in the departmental report (Cm. 1501–1519).