§ Mr. Willis
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will make a statement on the future availability of training and retraining for people in employment aged over 18 years. 
§ Dr. Howells
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State will set out his proposals on training for employed people in his consultation paper on lifelong learning. This is to be published on 25 February, together with our responses to the reports from the Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education and the Further Education Funding Council's Widening Participation Committee.