§ Mr. Worthington
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of employment training trainees gained qualifications in Scotland in each year since employment training started.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The information is not available in the form requested. Information about leavers is obtained through a survey which started in July 1990. Returns from leavers are incomplete. Data provided by this survey about the percentage of employment training trainees gaining a qualification or a credit toward one is set out in the table:
Percentage of leavers between July 1980 to March 1990 Percentage of leavers between April 1990 to October 1990 Obtained qualification or credit 22 30 Awaiting results at time of survey 5 4