Morecambe and Lunesdale (Funding)

Education and Skills written question – answered on 21 February 2005.

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Photo of Geraldine Smith Geraldine Smith Labour, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many residents of Morecambe and Lunesdale have undertaken apprenticeships since 1997.

Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Skills and Vocational Education)

Figures for Morecambe and Lunesdale cannot be provided as information at parliamentary constituency level is not available. The following table shows the number of starts on Apprenticeships in (i) the Lancashire Learning and Skills Council (LSC) area between April 2001 and the end of July 2004; and (ii) in the Training and Enterprise Council (TEC) for the area LAWTEC (Lancashire West) between April 1997 and March 2001.

Time period (153) TEC/LSC Advanced apprenticeship Apprenticeship at level 2
April 1997 to March 1998 LAWTEC 1,800
April 1998 to March 1999 LAWTEC 1,600 100
April 1999 to March 2000 LAWTEC 1,900 1,800
April 2000 to March 2001 LAWTEC 1,800 2,100
April 2001 to July 2002 Lancashire LSC 1,900 4,100
August 2002 to July 2003 Lancashire LSC 1,700 3,600
August 2003 to July 2004 Lancashire LSC 1,400 3,900

(153) 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

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