Tories: you're fired

14th August 2009 at 01:00

Conservatives have criticised the apprenticeship-matching service promoted by Sir Alan Sugar for filling just 600 vacancies in the last six months out of a total of 18,000. David Willetts, the shadow skills secretary, said: "Instead of celebrity gimmicks like this, the Government should be funding apprenticeship places and making it easier for businesses to run the schemes."

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