HC Deb 27 July 1999 vol 336 c187W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is the current number of(a) local education authorities, (b) TECs and (c) local lifelong learning partnerships; and how many local learning and skills councils are planned. [93378]

Mr. Mudie

There are currently 150 local education authorities, 72 Training and Enterprise Councils and 103 local learning partnerships in England. We have asked the Regional Development Agencies and the London Development Partnership for advice on the boundaries in their region for up to 50 local Learning and Skills Councils across England.