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Apprentices: Peterborough

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 2nd July 2012.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent estimate he has made of the number of apprentices in (a) Peterborough constituency and (b) Peterborough city council area; and if he will make a statement.

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

Table 1 shows the number of apprenticeship programme starts in (a) Peterborough parliamentary constituency and North West Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituency which comprise Peterborough city council and (b) Peterborough city council for the 2010/11 academic year, the latest full year for which final data are available.

Table 1: Apprenticeship programme starts by geography, 2010/11
  Apprenticeship starts
Peterborough constituency 840
North West Cambridgeshire constituency 900
Peterborough city council 1,740
England total 457,200
Notes: 1. Figures are rounded to the nearest ten except for the England total which is rounded to the nearest hundred. 2. Geography is based on the home postcode of the learner. Geographic information is based on boundaries of regions as of May 2010. The England total includes some unknown postcodes. 3. Peterborough city council is comprised of Peterborough and North West Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituencies. Figures for Peterborough city council are based on the sum of unrounded data for these parliamentary constituencies. Figures may not sum to the total due to rounding. Source: Individualised Learner Record.

Information on the number of apprenticeship starts by geography is published in a supplementary table to a quarterly Statistical First Release (SFR). The latest SFR was published on 29 March 2012:

http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/statistics/statisticalfirstrelease/sfr_current

http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/statistics/statisticalfirstrelease/sfr_supplementary_tables/Apprenticeship_sfr_supplementary_tables/

http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/statistics/statisticalfirstrelease/sfr_current

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