Engineering Careers

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th January 2018.

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Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 12:00 am, 29th January 2018

I am an engineer, and I started my career as an apprentice. It is the year of engineering, but the industry is facing a shortfall of 20,000 places. Does the Minister agree with me that apprenticeships are a good, cost-effective way to study engineering, and if so, will she tell me what the Government are doing to promote them?