HC Deb 20 March 1997 vol 292 c877W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many people were on(a) YT/youth credits and (b) modern apprenticeships, (i) on average in the last year for which figures are available and (ii) at the last date for which figures are available. [21018]

Mr. Paice

On average in 1996, there were 225,000 on youth training youth credits in England and Wales in December 1996, there were 232,000 people on youth training youth credits.

On average in 1996, there were 41,000 on modern apprenticeships in England and Wales. In December 1996, there were 67,000 people on modern apprenticeships.