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Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what training in (a) literacy and (b) numeracy is offered to employees of her Department.

Photo of Bridget Prentice Bridget Prentice Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs

Testing for literacy and numeracy is available for all staff on demand through the "Skills for Life" initiative and is widely advertised during our annual Learning At Work Weeks. Staff can undertake written or computerised tests.

My Department has undertaken to fund any training identified to improve individual members of staffs literacy and/or numeracy levels resulting from the tests and has worked with local colleges and Union Learning Representatives to address those needs.

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