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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Training (5 Feb 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...affecting the sector. The Working Group, including representatives from industry, met for the first time in November 2015 and discussed a range of issues around maritime skills including expanding apprenticeships (recommendation 11). In addition, the Government has issued an invitation to tender for the Seafarer Projections Review (recommendation 7). The review of SMarT - Support for...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Apprentices (5 Feb 2016)

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Maritime Apprenticeships Trailblazer Working Group (TWG); when he expects Maritime TWG apprenticeships to be available to employees and employers in the shipping industry; and what estimate he has made of the number of new seafarer ratings that...

[Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Preventing Violence Against Women: Role of Men (4 Feb 2016)

Andrew Percy: ...for the campaign. Then, of course, there is the training for staff and all the rest of it, which is so important. There is a lot that the council can do. I am really interested to see whether one idea comes to fruition. It is to consider a graduate placement or apprenticeship opportunity in this field, specifically to promote the white ribbon campaign in North Lincolnshire, which I think...

Business of the House (4 Feb 2016)

Henry Smith: say that employment levels in Crawley are at a record high, with the jobless claimant count now at 1.5%. Of course there is always more that can be done and, one month today, I am holding an apprenticeship fair in Crawley civic hall. May we have a debate on the importance of further encouraging apprenticeships to help promote economic growth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: British Food (4 Feb 2016)

Stephen Metcalfe: ...not least in counties such as Essex, is largely down to the innovation and skill of the workforce. How will the Great British Food Unit encourage more people into the industry, particularly through apprenticeships?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Finance (4 Feb 2016)

Baroness Sharp of Guildford: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the overall level of public funding for apprenticeships in (1) England, and (2) the construction sector, for apprentices aged (a) 16 to 18, (b) 19 to 24, and (c) 24 and over, for the latest year for which information is available.

Channel 4: Privatisation — Question (3 Feb 2016)

Lord Dobbs: ..., in which it is substantially increasing the number of disabled actors in its shows, increasing the number of disabled people working in production companies and reserving a full 50% of its apprenticeships for the disabled. Is this not a significant example from public sector broadcasting that other broadcasters would do well shamelessly to follow?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (3 Feb 2016)

David Cameron: We want to support industry in the potteries, and that is why we are helping manufacturing with research and development tax credits and with apprenticeship schemes; we are helping with a whole range of measures, not least the energy-intensive industry measures, which are very important for the constituency the hon. Lady represents. That is what we want to see. The issue with market economy...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Taxation (3 Feb 2016)

Gordon Marsden: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential financial implications for small businesses with 100 employees or fewer of the Apprenticeship Levy.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Mental Illness (3 Feb 2016)

Nicholas Boles: ...better support disabled apprentices. We have funded NIACE to produce an employer toolkit for employers who want to develop a more inclusive and accessible apprenticeship offer. An Apprenticeships Equality and Diversity Advisory group helps government understand and address any apprenticeship equality and diversity issues in order to reduce barriers and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Manufacturing Industries: Skilled Workers (3 Feb 2016)

Phil Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policy on apprenticeships of the finding of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in its report, Engineered in Britain, published in December 2015, that more than half of manufacturers think that a lack of skilled people is the biggest danger to UK manufacturing.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Standards (3 Feb 2016)

Gordon Marsden: ...of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 27 January 2016 to Question 23508, by what mechanisms his Department plans to check and monitor standards and quality of apprenticeships until the Institute for Apprenticeships is fully operational in April 2017.

Scottish Parliament: Skills and Training (Adults) (3 Feb 2016)

Annabelle Ewing: ...or workplaces, and to ensuring that our people are able to thrive in sustainable employment. In particular, Skills Development Scotland delivers an all-age careers service. We also have our modern apprenticeship programme, which applies in key and enabling sectors to those who are aged over 25.

Scottish Parliament: Employment Skills and Training (Ayrshire) (3 Feb 2016)

Roseanna Cunningham: We work hard to use a number of ways to protect the Scottish economy as well as local labour markets. Work will be done by Skills Development Scotland through the apprenticeship scheme, through local employers and through the local developing the young workforce group. The local authorities are also actively encouraging employment opportunities through their local employment hubs. A great...

Enterprise Bill [Lords] (2 Feb 2016)

Anna Soubry: ...and for North West Hampshire (Kit Malthouse), that we have heard the voice of business from those who have actually run businesses themselves and who, frankly, know what they are talking about. Let me deal first with apprenticeships. We heard some good contributions, including from my hon. Friends the Members for South Ribble (Seema Kennedy) and for Warwick and Leamington (Chris White) and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Adult Learners (2 Feb 2016)

Nicholas Boles: Overall funding for adult learners will increase by 30% in real terms between 2016 and 2020. As a result, we expect to see many more adults taking advantage of the opportunities presented by apprenticeships and further education courses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: STEM Subjects (2 Feb 2016)

Jo Johnson: The Government’s productivity plan set out their agenda for even greater collaboration between universities and business, and we are supporting degree apprenticeships, the first of which were in STEM occupations, such as aerospace and automotive engineering. Small businesses are essential to this agenda. In 2015, the National Centre for Universities and Business reported that 60% of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Regional Growth: Midlands Engine (2 Feb 2016)

Rob Marris: ...) asked about the creation of a midlands engine. I can assure the Minister that thousands of such engines are being built by Jaguar Land Rover in Wolverhampton, just outside my constituency. The apprenticeship levy is very welcome, although there are still some kinks to be ironed out. Will the Secretary of State say a little more about how the Government will encourage the establishment of...

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