§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the total expenditure on(a) employment training and (b) youth training in the year 1994–95 within the Yorkshire and Humberside area; and how many (i) males and (ii) females were on such schemes. 
§ Mr. Paice
The latest figures available show that the total expenditure in Yorkshire and Humberside for 1994–95 for(a) training for work was £40,262,235 and for (b) youth training youth credits was £70,599,174.
Employment training was replaced by training for work in April 1993.
The latest figures available for 1994–95 show that the number of (i) males who participated in training for work was 24,925 and in youth training youth credits was 16,649; the number of (ii) females who participated in training for work was 9,516 and in youth training youth credits was 13,096.