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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons on 21st March 2019.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Secretary of State for Transport

The haulage industry is, of course, a commercial business, and we expect it to provide training for new employees. The Government have put in place a wide variety of support for training through the apprenticeship levy and through other work by the Department for Education and the skills sector. It is for commercial businesses to deliver the training their staff require, and the Government will always provide whatever support we can to help them do so.