New Deal for Young People

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 24th February 2005.

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Photo of Mr Parmjit Gill Mr Parmjit Gill Liberal Democrat, Leicester South

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many participants on the New Deal for Young People in Leicester, South constituency have been placed on training courses for (a) up to one year and (b) over one year in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Minister of State (Work), Department for Work and Pensions

In the Leicestershire South constituency, 20 1 people started the Full Time Education and Training option between October 2003 and September 2004 2 and an additional 1,201 people started on the mandatory two week Gateway to Work course, which can include elements of training. Information on people undertaking other training through New Deal for Young People is not available.

It is the policy of New Deal for Young People (NDYP) that an individuals training is not funded for longer than 12 months.


1. All figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Latest available data.


New Deal Evaluation Database, DWP Information Directorate.

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