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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (6 March 2015)

Apprenticeships (Child Benefit and Tax Credit Entitlement) (Research) Bill - Second reading – Jesse Norman. Legislation

Local Government Finance Settlement — Motion to Take Note (22 January 2015)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: ...be facing poverty and unemployment. But, like many other youth centres around the country, it faces a precarious future. What these young people clearly need is a route into full-time training or quality paid apprenticeships, and it was heartening to hear the leader of the Labour group pledging, if elected, to end youth unemployment in the city by the 2019 election. Given David...

National Infrastructure — Motion to Take Note (22 January 2015)

Lord Deighton: ...companies came to see me to say, “We want work”. Now they say, “Slow down, because we do not have the capacity to deliver it all”. Skills are at the heart of this. My noble friend Lady O’Cathain was spot on when she said that the important short-term and medium-term challenges were to get that right. Apprenticeships are absolutely at the heart of that. I am...

Business of the House (22 January 2015)

William Hague: ...for a debate on it to the Backbench Business Committee. At the end of 2013, the last year for which we have figures, 89.6% of 16 and 17-year-olds were in education or work-based learning, including apprenticeships—an increase on the previous year and the highest rate since consistent records began in 1994. The Government plan to invest 7.2 billion this year to fund education...

Tourism and Hospitality — Question (21 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Lee of Trafford: ..., at present there are 158,000 job vacancies in the hospitality sector, at all levels of skills. Given that figure, first, what are the Government doing to encourage the take-up by SMEs of apprenticeships and, secondly, is there not an opportunity here for a major partnership programme between government and industry—between the prisons and the hospitality sector—to provide a...

Written Answers — House of Lords: House of Lords: Work Experience (21 January 2015)

Lord Sewel: The House of Lords Administration offers three internships: one in the Committee Office and two in the library. These posts are salaried. In addition, the Administration offers an apprenticeship in the library and up to 24 work experience placements for school students.

Poultry Industry (20 January 2015)

Roger Williams: ...of antibiotics where the underlying issue can be resolved through better husbandry. Finally, the British poultry sector is committed to training and developing its work force, with an active programme of apprenticeships, qualifications and academic scholarships to improve the skills base of the industry. All of these factors, and others that I have not mentioned, add up to a very...

Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal (20 January 2015)

Vernon Coaker: ...said, no single successor submarine will be built until approval is guaranteed by this sovereign Parliament. We should not forget that this is a programme that would create thousands of high quality jobs and apprenticeships in Scottish docks, Barrow construction yards and throughout a multibillion pound supply chain that will benefit about 850 companies, the overwhelming majority of which...

North Sea Oil and Gas (Employment) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (20 January 2015)

Frank Doran: ...will be addressed when the recommendations of the Wood report are fully implemented, but that is likely to be some time away, although there are moves to accelerate the process. Then there is the skills shortage. Until relatively recently, few companies offered apprenticeships in technical skills. In the 1970s and ‘80s, the industry attracted engineers, welders, boilermakers and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Standing Order 20(1): Suspension — Election of Principal Deputy Speaker (20 January 2015)

David Ford: ...Principal Deputy Speaker, it was clear that you were there as an understudy as part of an agreement that the post of Speaker was to be shared in this Assembly term. You perhaps had a rather longer apprenticeship than might have been expected initially, but it was an understanding that the position was changing and an understanding of full buying-in to the institutions by members of Sinn...

Government Support for Artists — Question for Short Debate (19 January 2015)

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury: ...education get better academic results. Does my noble friend agree that Darren Henley’s national plan should finally be fully implemented? I turn to what happens when you emerge from the educational system. The coalition has overseen a record number of apprenticeships in the creative industries funded by government. Eighty-one per cent of those who have gone through such...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Employment: North-west (19 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Stephen Farry: ...in skills. That investment in skills must be at all levels and must be matched more closely to the needs of employers. To that end, I take this opportunity to encourage employers to engage with our new system of apprenticeships and the forthcoming system of youth training. Those approaches will be good for employers, as they will know that they are getting the right skills — the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Skills Agenda: Budget Impact (19 January 2015)

Stephen Farry: ...that I want to protect what we term narrow STEM subjects in our colleges and universities — maths, physics, computer science, engineering and life sciences — and that we want to protect apprenticeships and youth training. We have some protection from the change fund in that regard. We are looking at and discussing with the colleges and universities what alternatives there are...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Southern Regional College: Craigavon (19 January 2015)

Stephen Farry: ...solution for local business. The emphasis in the curriculum has also moved much more towards the needs of the local economy. I have already mentioned the importance of new strategies around apprenticeships and the forthcoming strategy on youth training and how further education will be a key delivery partner in that regard. Obviously, employers will be in the driving seat for those...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: South Eastern Regional College: Budget (19 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Alex Easton: I thank the Minister for his answer. I am not sure whether he will be able to answer this question: can the Minister outline how the newly agreed Budget will enable him to deliver programmes for apprenticeships in north Down?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Apprentice Minimum Wage (19 January 2015) See 5 other results from this debate

Nicholas Boles: The 2014 apprenticeship pay survey found that 76% of 16 to 18-year-old apprentices were paid at or above the minimum amount. On average, they were paid a basic hourly rate of 4.34.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Vocational Education (19 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Nicholas Boles: ...from performance league tables, introduced the requirement to carry on studying English and maths for young people who have not yet achieved Cs at GCSE and invested in 2 million high-quality apprenticeships since 2010.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Public Expenditure: 2014-15 January Monitoring and Budget 2015-16 (19 January 2015)

Simon Hamilton: ...and Learning. The final Budget sees DEL receiving 332 million in additional funding. This is made up of 20 million in recognition of the work our universities and colleges do in building a skilled workforce, and 132 million of successful change fund bids, including joint work with the Department of Education to provide maths and English essential skills for...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices (19 January 2015) See 3 other results from this answer

John Denham: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students started a level 4 apprenticeship in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2011-12 in each parliamentary constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices (16 January 2015)

John Denham: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students started a level 5 apprenticeship in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2011-12 in each parliamentary constituency.

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