§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many(a) modern apprenticeship and (b) advanced modern apprenticeship starts there were in the Portsmouth, South constituency in each of the last three years; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Ivan Lewis
The numbers of advanced modern apprenticeships and foundation modern apprenticeships, started by people recorded as living in the Portsmouth, South constituency, in each of the last three years, are as follows.20W
Advanced modern apprenticeships Foundation modern apprenticeships 1999–00 107 111 2000–01 114 169 2001–021 61 148 1 Figures for 1999–00 and 2000–01 include transfers onto AMA and FMA from other Work-Based Learning. Figures for 2001–02 do not include these transfers.