Date lodged: 29 November 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to providing additional funding for training new workers in the construction sector.
Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 12 December 2017
The number of modern apprentice starts in construction related training in 2016-17 has increased to 5,934 up from 4,894 in 2015-16. This increased investment demonstrates the Scottish Government commitment to meet the demand for apprenticeships in the construction sector.