Offenders: Literacy:Written question - 228241

(Wirral South)

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Asked on: 18 March 2015
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Offenders: Literacy
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many literacy courses were enrolled on by offenders assessed as having a literacy need in each year since 2010.
Answered by: Nick Boles
Answered on: 23 March 2015

Information for each academic year since 2010/11 on prisoner participation in English and maths is published in the FE data library (first link) as a supplementary table (second link) to a Statistical First Release.

The number of prisoners participating who were assessed as having a literacy need was not recorded for these years.

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