In the past twelve months, 295 of the 342 men trained at Government training centres in Scotland were placed in the trades for which they were trained. At the Dunfermline Centre, 55 have been trained and 53 of them already placed.
Has the response of redundant miners, particularly in the Fife area, been any more encouraging than was shown by the figures the right hon. Gentleman gave a month ago when I last raised this matter?
The Muircockhall Training Centre in the Fife area which has a capacity of 76 now has 69 trainees, so that we are fairly well satisfied with the position there. I cannot, without notice, tell the hon. Gentleman the percentage of ex-miners in training.