Apprenticeship target

MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Figures on the London Datastore indicate that the rate of growth of apprenticeships starts have been slowing since 2009/10, and starts fell by 10 per cent in 2012/13.  Can you explain this decrease and do you still think you will meet your target of 250,000 apprenticeship placements by 2016?


Answer for Apprenticeship target

Answer for Apprenticeship target

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The latest apprenticeship data indicates that 131,310 apprenticeship starts have been created up to the end of July 2013. This figure covers full year figures for 10/11, 11/12 and provisional full year figures for 12/13. The confirmed figure will not been known until the final data is released in January 2014.