HC Deb 18 April 1995 vol 258 c56W
Mr. Hanson

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is his policy towards individuals being obliged by their employers to contribute to the costs of national vocational qualification training schemes as a condition of their continued employment. [19391]

Mr. Paice

Matters such as whether or not employees should contribute towards the costs of training are for discussion and agreement between employers and employees, or their representatives, without Government intervention.

Mr. McMaster

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are currently engaged under Government sponsored training schemes by multiple retailers, retail co-operative societies, and other retailers; and what proportion of the total number of people undergoing such training is represented by those engaged in retail distribution. [19068]

Mr. Paice

The information requested is not available.