HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc270-1W
Ms Lynne

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how much money he plans to spend on training for unemployed people in the next financial year; and what has been the spending on training for the unemployed in each of the last five years.

Mr. Paice

An announcement about the resources the Department plans to devote in the next financial year to training unemployed people will be made after my right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget announcement.

The following table provides details of how much the Department has spent on training through employment training, training for work and learning for work in each of the last five years.

Year Expenditure (£ million)
1989–90 1,097
1990–91 1,072
1991–92 737
1992–93 630
1993–94 782

Note: Expenditure up to and including 1990–91 is for Great Britain. Expenditure in 1991–92 is England and Wales. Expenditure from 1992–93 is for England only.