College target fears

January 23, 1998

The Association of Colleges has warned employment ministers that the New Deal welfare-to-work scheme could jeopardise colleges' ability to meet student number targets.

John Brennan, AoC director of policy, said that, under the 16-hour rule, Job Seekers' Allowance students could be "siphoned-off" to other colleges or could take one of the employment-based New Deal options.

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