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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13030: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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.