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Apprentices: Yorkshire and the Humber

Education written question – answered on 15th October 2012.

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Photo of Andrew Percy Andrew Percy Conservative, Brigg and Goole

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of apprenticeships created in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber since 2009.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills

holding answer 17 September 2012

Table 1 shows the number of apprenticeship programme starts in Brigg and Goole parliamentary constituency and the Yorkshire and the Humber region between 2008/09 and 2010/11 academic years. 2010/11 is the latest year for which final data are available.

Table 1: Apprenticeship programme starts by geography, 2008/09 to 2010/11
  2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
Brigg and Goole parliamentary constituency 440 460 810
Yorkshire and the Humber region 32,170 36,530 55,800
Notes 1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. 2. Geographic breakdowns are based upon the home postcode of the learner. 3. Figures are based on the geographic boundaries as of May 2010. 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 28 June 2012, available at:

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