§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people attended and left the YT programme in each year of its operation including those who left before the completion of the programme. 
§ Mr. Paice
The information requested is given in the following table. Information on leavers is available only from 1992–93.
Number of youth training programme starts and leavers Great Britain Financial year Starts Leavers 1990–91 347,800 — 1991–92 290,400 — 1992–93 286,700 278,000 1993–94 290,300 284,300 1994–95 303,700 298,500
1. Numbers include youth credits starts and leavers.
2. Leavers information is not available for 1990–91 or 1991–92.
Employment Department, the Welsh Office and the Scottish Office.