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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (8 Jun 2016)

Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy: Apprenticeships. 2:00 pm
Witnesses: Baroness Wolf of Dulwich, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College London Professor Alison Fuller, Professor of Vocational Education and Work, UCL Institute of Education Dr Lynn Gambin, Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research Professor Ewart Keep, Professor of Education, Training and Skills, Oxford University Martin Doel...

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (7 Jun 2016)

Improving the completion rate of apprenticeships – Lord Lennie. Oral questions; 2:30 pm

Debate on the Address: The Economy and Work (26 May 2016)

Stephen Twigg: ...does several things. It devolves the adult skills budget; it moves the responsibility to work on employment support for harder-to-help claimants, so that the city region will work with the DWP; it devolves the apprenticeship grant for employers; and it institutes an area-based review of post-16 education and training. There is huge potential to provide more quality and employment...

Schools: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Motion to Take Note (26 May 2016)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...this. Finally, one of the central themes of the Government’s new legislative agenda is improving the life chances of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK. Education is at the heart of this, as we know that those who lack good qualifications—five A* to C grades at GCSE—will be disadvantaged in later life and will struggle to access opportunities such as...

Business of the House (26 May 2016)

Therese Coffey: ...of 21 new Bills in our one nation Queen’s Speech, which will enable us to make further progress. In the past six years, 31 million people have received a tax cut. Millions of young people are starting apprenticeships and getting into skilled work. The national living wage is benefiting 3 million workers, and more people are being given the chance to own their home. The Queen’s...

Women and Equalities: Disabled People: Employment (26 May 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ..., Innovation and Skills, has set up a taskforce, which is chaired by my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys (Paul Maynard). We are looking at best ways of accessing the apprenticeships scheme to help those with learning disabilities to have a greater chance of taking up an opportunity to work.

Women and Equalities: STEM Careers (26 May 2016)

Nicky Morgan: ...Careers and Enterprise Company’s investment fund will do just that. She may be aware of a project led by Skills East Sussex that seeks to improve the work-readiness of young people, the take-up of apprenticeships locally, and the gender balance in key sectors.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Iron and Steel: Research (26 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: ...totalling 33 million towards projects including: o The development of facilities, such as the R&D centre at Warwick University. o Development of new products. o And investment in training, skills and apprenticeships.

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (26 May 2016)

Sandra White: and of maternity and early years allowances, which will give financial support to low-income parents, and the expansion of the attainment fund, which is also very important for the early years. I also welcome the additional apprenticeships, the widening of access to university, helping young people into work through college places, and the skills and training initiatives. I look...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (25 May 2016)

Lord Davies of Oldham: also the intergenerational dimension. Our young people face higher university fees and, if they go to college, they find courses being closed because further education colleges have been denied resources under the savage cuts in that area. If they have an apprenticeship, it bears hardly any comparison to the concept of a real apprenticeship, which saw an individual learn a skill under...

Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training (25 May 2016)

John McNally: ...person chooses university, college, vocational training or employment. It is important that they get the very best opportunity. The Scottish Government are committed to increasing the number of modern apprenticeships each year to 30,000 by 2020. The appointment of the Deputy First Minister as Education Secretary demonstrates the Scottish Government’s commitment to education as a...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister’s Statement: Taking Scotland Forward (25 May 2016)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...absolutely determined to seize that opportunity. Giving young people the best school education is about equipping them for the rest of their lives, so we are also determined to extend the opportunities that are open to young people later in life. We will deliver an additional 5,000 apprenticeships in highly skilled careers, taking the total number of apprenticeships to 30,000 by 2020. We...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (25 May 2016)

Patrick Harvie: ..., and for more widely renewing local democracy in Scotland. Other aspects of the statement should receive broad support and consensus among the parties, such as the commitments to the roll-out of broadband, increasing apprenticeships and overcoming gender inequality. On the warm homes bill proposal, who is not proposing a warm homes bill this year? Only a mere 13 years after Robin Harper...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (24 May 2016)

the Earl of Dundee: ...and culture are the obvious starting points. Those stand to benefit everyone, not least young people as they grow up in schools and universities, and equally to do so when they start work or apprenticeships. Yet we should bear in mind the association between economic and cultural activities, for the more cities or local economic centres have direct trade and financial dealings with one...

Debate on the Address: Europe, Human Rights and Keeping People Safe at Home and Abroad (24 May 2016)

Ivan Lewis: ...-profitable routes for isolated communities, deliver easier access to hospital appointments and prioritise new orbital routes around Greater Manchester; reduced fares for young people, to support travel to study, apprenticeships and work; and a publicly owned, publicly controlled Greater Manchester bus company that could bid for some or all franchises. That fifth change is prohibited by...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Technology: Education (24 May 2016)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much of the adult skills budget, excluding apprenticeships, was spent on engineering and manufacturing technologies courses at (a) level 2, (b) level 3, (c) level 4, and (d) level 5-6 in the last financial year for which data is available.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Taxation (24 May 2016)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when officials of his Department last met representatives of the devolved administrations to discuss (a) how the apprenticeship levy will operate and (b) the proportion of the apprenticeship levy that each of the devolved administrations will receive.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Yorkshire and the Humber (24 May 2016)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many apprenticeships have been created in Yorkshire since May 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Taxation (24 May 2016)

Lord Aberdare: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in developing the IT system to support the delivery of the Digital Apprenticeship Voucher, and what plans they have for testing and piloting that scheme.

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...rates to give more powers to local councils; rigour for our universities; much needed changes to adoption rules; greater freedom for headteachers and teachers; prison reforms; and a focus on skills and apprenticeships. We have heard formidable speeches, but I hope hon. Members forgive me if I single out the maiden speech of the hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough (Gill...

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