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Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Conservative, Pendle

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

(1) how many people started an apprenticeship in the first nine months of academic year (a) 2011-12 and (b) 2010-11 in each parliamentary constituency in England;

(2) how many people aged (a) 16 to 18, (b) 19 to 24 and (c) 25 years and over started an apprenticeship in academic year (i) 2011-12 and (ii) 2011-12 in each constituency in England.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes The Minister for Universities and Science, The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

holding answer 18 July 2011

I have made provisional data showing apprenticeship starts by parliamentary constituency and age for the first nine months of the 2010/11 academic year available in the Libraries of the House. Data for 2010/11 are the latest year for which provisional data are available.

Information on the number of apprenticeship starts by parliamentary constituency is published in a quarterly statistical first release (SFR). The latest SFR was published on 23 June 2011:


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