The information requested is not available at parliamentary constituency level. Nor is the information available on a consistent geographical basis over the last five years. However, the following table shows the number of starts on modern apprenticeships in the Lancashire LSC area between April 2001 and the end of July 2003, as well as the number of starts from April 1998 to March 2001 in the two TECs that amalgamated into Lancashire LSC—ELTEC and LAWTEC.
|Time period(27)||TEC/LSC||Advanced||Foundation MA|
|April 1998 to March 1999||ELTEC |
|April 1999 to March 2000||ELTEC |
|April 2000 to March 2001||ELTEC |
|April 2001 to July 2002||Lancashire LSC||1,900||4,100|
|August 2002 to July 2003||Lancashire LSC||1,500||3,300|
(27) TECs reported the figures in financial years. LSC reports figures in academic years. The first LSC 'year' was 16 months in order to bring the financial year figures into line with academic years.
TEC Management Information.
LSC Individualised Learner Record.