Lord Agnew of Oulton

Conservative

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  • Apprenticeships: Disabled Students - Question 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, ensuring that apprenticeships are open to people from a wide range of backgrounds is a priority for this Government. We provide specific financial support and flexibility for apprenticeships with education, health and care plans. We also provide support to care leavers, 16 to 18 year-olds and those in disadvantaged areas. In addition, training providers can access additional...
  • Apprenticeships: Disabled Students - Question 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, there is a range of broader supports available to apprentices with learning difficulties who are not necessarily on an education, health and care plan. There are four particular areas that are broader: they are not just for apprentices but are appropriate for apprentices. First, there is a legal duty on employers and providers to take account of any reasonable adjustments, such as...
  • Apprenticeships: Disabled Students - Question 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, we are taking a flexible approach to these areas and we have recently announced, for those with learning disabilities and difficulties, that there will be additional time allowed for specific subjects including maths and English. We will also take into account the lower level of attainment needed, as long as it does not impinge upon that particular apprenticeship.

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Entered the House of Lords on 19 October 2017

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Agnew of Oulton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 90.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 13 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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