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My Lords, I would like to ask a question that has just come to mind, mainly because I tabled a similar amendment in Committee. Amendment 17 is far better because it allows a flexibility that we did not have before, and having it in the Bill would help to raise the profile of careers education during Ofsted inspections, so I am happy to support it. No doubt the Minister will let us know what...
My Lords, I support these amendments. They are very reasonable and it is difficult to find too many reasons for opposing them other than bureaucracy. When you weigh it up, the argument comes down very much on the side of the amendments on this occasion and not on the side of bureaucracy. This is primarily about delivering good-quality apprenticeships for young people and adults. We all know...
My Lords, I draw attention to my entry in the register of interests. I chair the education advisory board for McDonald’s, which oversees its apprenticeship programme. I too welcome the Bill and hope it is not just optimism that at last, we are going to do something about this: I hope this is the time for legislation that really moves apprenticeships and technical education forward....
Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2005
Previously MP for Birmingham, Yardley until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley, 1992-2005. Opposition Whip, 1994-1995; Opposition spokesman for education and employment, 1995-1997; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment, 1997-1998; Minister of State, Department of Education and Employment, 1998-2001; Secretary of State for Education and Skills, 2001-2002; Minister of State (Minister for the Arts), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2003-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Birmingham, Yardley
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