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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (12 December 2013)
Apprenticeship schemes – Lord Horam.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (11 December 2013)
Steps being taken to ensure career services in schools make pupils fully aware of apprenticeship opportunities – Baroness Bakewell.
- Autumn Statement — Statement (5 December 2013)
Lord Deighton: ...leave school—and we do more to help them. First, we will not abandon those who leave school with few or no qualifications. At present, Jobcentre Plus does almost nothing to help 16 and 17 year-olds who are not in work or education. We will change that and will now fund the jobcentres to support these very young adults to find an apprenticeship or a traineeship. Without basic maths or...
- Education: Contribution to Economic Growth — Motion to Take Note (5 December 2013) See 5 other results from this debate
Lord Nash: ...for vocational qualification accountable to funding bodies instead of to their customers, learners, businesses and the wider local community. Under this Government we have ended top-down bureaucracy in FE colleges and supported a massive expansion in apprenticeships programmes, which we are focusing on making of higher quality and of longer duration. However, none of this means anything...
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 December 2013) See 5 other results from this debate
George Osborne: ...;We are going to make sure you have the opportunities to succeed. If you have no skills, we will help you to get those skills. If you want vocational work and training, you will get that through apprenticeships. If you want to go to higher education, you will get support from the lifting of the cap on student numbers, which is a huge reform”—and, as she mentioned, to...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage (5 December 2013)
Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Engineers (5 December 2013)
David Willetts: ...; is not a restricted term, but we support professional titles such as “chartered engineer” or “engineering technician”, which are regulated, and we aim to register 100,000 apprenticeships with EngTech status by 2018.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Workplace Insecurity (5 December 2013)
John Bercow: Order. It is a bit unsatisfactory if one Minister is heckling another. You yourself, Mr Hancock, are undergoing an apprenticeship to become a statesman, but I think there are some years to run.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (5 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Stephen Timms: Work programme providers say that their participants can hardly ever get on to an apprenticeship, and that surely cannot be right. It may partly explain why the Work programme has been so disappointing. Does the Minister agree that more should be done to open up apprenticeships to unemployed people?
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Engineering (5 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Iain Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many under 19 year olds (a) started and (b) completed an apprenticeship in engineering in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013 to date.
- Business Rates (4 December 2013)
Anne Main: ...nothing can be fixed overnight. When the Secretary of State for Education came to St Albans, my local chamber of commerce welcomed, in particular, the fact that the Government were providing the apprenticeships and education that most small businesses had been crying out for. Seductive though Labour’s proposals may be, I do not understand how robbing Peter to pay Paul can possibly be...
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (6th Day) (4 December 2013)
Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...; or (c) providing a service to either particular members of the public or the public generally, “employment” in this context means any paid or unpaid work whether under contract, apprenticeship, or otherwise. (4) Evidence from a single source is sufficient evidence to establish for the purpose of subsection (1) whether a person is a worker. (5) A person guilty of an offence...
- National Infrastructure Plan — Statement (4 December 2013)
Lord Bradshaw: ...but”—we do not have the trained people to build power stations, develop the railway or set up the broadband. It is essential that we put some real life into the provision of engineering apprenticeships to provide the skilled people we need. I ask the Government to focus the necessary attention, once again, on our poor record in engineering training.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: National Infrastructure Plan (4 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
John Bercow: Order. Mr Lucas, your apprenticeship to become a statesman has several years to run at this rate.
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: School Hours (3 December 2013)
Christopher Hazzard: ...evenings. The improvement in Poland's performance over the past decade is due, in no short measure, to those contextual reforms. In Germany, where youth unemployment is virtually non-existent, a long-established educational culture that combines academic excellence with business and industrial apprenticeships is empowering entire generations of young Germans with the skills and...
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Desertcreat (3 December 2013)
Simon Hamilton: ...expect that this contract, like all other contracts, will include social clauses. Given that they are construction contracts, they will, not exclusively but particularly, concentrate on long-term unemployed people and creating apprenticeships.
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements : Economic Inactivity: Enabling Success (3 December 2013)
Sandra Overend: ...bespoke support. Can the Minister provide some detail on how that will work and what will be the cost? Who will pay for it? Can the Minister also tell us whether the proposals will feed into the review of apprenticeships?
- Scottish Parliament: Women and Work (3 December 2013) See 17 other results from this debate
Angela Constance: ...next year, I will hold an event with the information technology industry with an emphasis on how to attract young women into the sector, which I hope will also contribute to that work. On the modern apprenticeship programme and vocational education training, Skills Development Scotland is pursuing a range of activities including working with Scottish union learning to better target...
- Wales: Cost of Living — Question for Short Debate (2 December 2013)
Baroness Andrews: ...; a national investment strategy to identify the creative industries of the future and the skills they need; a community regeneration strategy; and a national strategy for voluntary skills development and apprenticeships. These are the strategies than can lift Wales out of poverty for the next generation.
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Day Services: Equal Lives (2 December 2013)
Edwin Poots: ..., benefits advice, travel concessions, transport schemes and support to utilise public transport. Further education colleges offer a wide range of vocational courses and qualifications, both integrated and discrete, in colleges and other settings, including day centres. Careers advice and guidance, apprenticeships and employment support and specialist advice are also...