§ Mr. McLeish
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list(a) the number of youth training places in his Department and (b) the number of places occupied in May for each of the years 1989, 1990 and the current year.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
[holding answer 18 July 1991]: The number of youth training places available and occupied were:
May 1989 May 1990 May 1991 Places available 21 15 6 Places occupied 14 7 4
The figures include places in government funded research institutions and the Forestry Commission in Edinburgh which were covered by the Scottish Office youth training scheme.