§ 33. Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what progress is being made with the privatisation of industry training boards; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Nicholls
My right hon. Friend the Member for Sutton Coldfield (Sir N. Fowler) announced on 8230W November that the majority of the remaining industry training boards would move towards independent status as soon as possible. This process is proceeding satisfactorily.