§ Mr. Prescott
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he is satisfied with the level and quality of training provided by the road transport industry; and what role is envisaged for the road transport industrial training board.123W
§ Mr. Chope
The road transport industry has a wide range of training available, much of it to a high standard and leading to recognised qualifications.
The road transport industry training board is expected to be succeeded by RTITB Services Ltd. next year. This company will assume responsibility for all the training functions of the present board except those transferred to the two standards councils.