HC Deb 21 February 1995 vol 255 c160W
Mr. Devlin

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how much will be spent on training and retaining in the northern region in the current year by training and enterprise council; and how much was spent on training and re-training overall in 1978 at current prices.

Mr. Paice

The total sums available for training in northern region in 1994–95 for each of the training and enterprise councils are shown in the following table:

TEC £ million
Tyneside 41
County Durham 27.2
Sunderland City 18
Teesside 30
Northumberland 13.8
Total 130

Information which identifies spend on training in 1978 is not available at regional level.