I turn to the comments on technician training, on page 33, in paragraph 4.35. In this section the report states that
high priority is being given to developing technician training, particularly where it is linked with the requirements of industrial strategy.
My question on that is: are the Government satisfied that the Manpower Services Commission can find a sufficient number of instructors to carry out this programme, which they rightly say will be needed by industry if the industrial strategy is to be successful? The report states that
1,400 people completed technician training
courses under TOPS in 1976.
If we are to exceed that figure—it is hinted that we ought to do that—the question is whether a sufficient number of instructors can be found.