§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he has received any representations about the 1989–90 level of funding for the work-related further education programme; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Cope
[holding answer 9 March 1989]: The Association of Metropolitan Authorities has written to the Secretary of State about the funding for work-related further education shown in the recent public expenditure White Paper.726W
A decrease in allocations to local education authorities is partially offset by an increase in the work-related further education development fund.