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Written Answers — Department for Education: Whitehaven Academy: Expenditure (19 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: To date, the department has provided a package of support in the rebrokerage of The Whitehaven Academy which includes the full sponsored rebrokerage tariff of £150,000; environmental improvement grant of £80,000 and emergency strategic school improvement fund of £73,600. We are committed to supporting Cumbria Education Trust (CET) to ensure they can drive forward teaching and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Standards (19 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The department’s academy trust intervention strategy is robust, ensuring that where concerns are identified, our intervention is proportionate to the risk and preserves the effective education of children. By combining school improvement and financial management oversight, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) works with Regional School Commissioners to ensure that the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Workers (19 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The department only collects the numbers of child and family social workers employed by local authorities in England. Data on the gender of social workers was only collected on a mandatory basis for the first time in 2017. Therefore, there is only one year of data available on the gender of child and family social workers. The figures that are available can be found in the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carillion: Apprentices (18 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: 341 Carillion apprentices who were unable to find new jobs at the end of July 2018 have been made redundant. Every effort was made to support the apprentices to find new jobs. When Carillion went into liquidation on 15 January 2018, an extensive support programme was established to help 1,148 apprentices employed to find alternative employment. Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Sick Leave (18 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The number of working days taken as sick leave for mental health reasons by staff in the department, in each year since 2010, is detailed in the table below. Calendar Year Working days taken as sick leave for mental health reasons 2010 4202.3 2011 2733.2 2012 3650.2 2013 5136.6 2014 5835.7 2015 4151.5 2016 4607.6 2017 5648.4 2018 (to 31 Aug) 5465.6

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Sanitary Protection (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 13 September 2018 In March 2018, the department produced additional analysis of its absence statistics which show that while absence rates amongst girls do increase after a certain age, there is no evidence to suggest that this is related to pupils being disadvantaged. This suggests period poverty does not have a significant, nation-wide impact on...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Complaints (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and its predecessor body, the Education Funding Agency, handles complaints about open academies and free schools. The ESFA cannot change the decision of an academy or free school about a complaint but will review whether the academy or free school considered the complaint properly, in line with its procedures. Where the ESFA identify a concern,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Assets (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: For academy schools, including free schools, we collect information on the value of assets at Trust level. We therefore do not separately identify the value of assets for individual free schools. We do not collect data on the proportion of assets previously held by public bodies. In 2015/16, the total value of gross assets held by the academy sector in England was £52.7 billion. The...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: From May 2017 to the end of April 2018, there were 338,500 apprenticeship starts. Rigorous apprenticeship standards accounted for just over 40 per cent of all starts reported in the first three quarters of the 2017/18 academic year, compared to just 2.5 per cent in the same reporting period in 2016/17. These new standards are driven by employers to provide high quality training, which will...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Service Industries: T-levels (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We recently announced appointments to a further nine employer-led T level panels, including the catering panel, who will begin work on developing the outline content for T levels in this area. This is key to our approach – putting employers at the heart of T level development to specify the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in their industries. Hospitality occupations...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Service Industries: Apprentices (17 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Apprenticeship standards are now available across a broad range of sectors including in hospitality and catering. There are 10 standards available, including Hospitality Manager, Chef De Partie and Maritime Caterer. The new apprenticeship standards across all levels are being designed and driven by industry; creating higher quality training that will lead to a more productive economy and give...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Peers (14 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We do not hold this information for the Department for Education or its agencies. This is because we do not routinely capture it as part of the appointment process for paid and unpaid roles within the department or its agencies.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies (14 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Financial accountability for academies is founded on a clear framework which is regulated by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). The ESFA has a robust intervention strategy to ensure, where financial concerns are identified, that appropriate and proportionate action is taken swiftly. The ESFA will intervene in a way that is proportionate to the risk and preserves the effective...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Health (14 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The estimates of personal wellbeing by the Office of National Statistics are an excellent source of data on a range of aspects of children and young people’s lives and we endeavour to use the most relevant information to inform policy thinking wherever it is available. To improve the wellbeing of children, young people and adults, a number of recent policies have been introduced to make...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Equipment (13 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 10 September 2018 School staff should not have to purchase equipment for their students. Core funding for schools and high needs is at its highest ever level, having risen from almost £41 billion in the period 2017 to 2018 to £42.4 billion this year. It will rise further to £43.5 billion in the period 2019 to 2020. Since 2010, there are...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Bright Tribe Multi-academy Trust (13 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) have a robust intervention strategy, built on a clear framework and communicated and regulated through trusts’ funding agreements and the Academies Financial Handbook. The former Secretary of State (Nicky Morgan), my right hon. Friend for Loughborough, was initially made aware of the financial concerns relating to Bright Tribe Trust in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Care Leavers (13 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Staying Put has helped thousands of care leavers to continue to benefit from a stable and secure family setting and to prepare for independence at a more gradual pace rather than facing a ‘cliff-edge’ at the age of 18. The policy has been welcomed by care leavers and the sector. The latest data for the year ending March 2017 shows that 51% of those ceasing to be looked after in a...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Care Leavers (13 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We are providing around £6 million in the period 2018 to 2019 and in the period 2019 to 2020 for a national pilot of Staying Close in eight sites. These pilots provide an enhanced support offer for those leaving residential care. The support offer includes an accommodation offer close to their former children’s home alongside practical and emotional support from a member of staff...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (12 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We are investing a record amount on childcare support, spending around £6 billion per year by the period 2019 to 2020. This includes £1 billion a year to deliver 30 hours of free childcare and to increase our hourly funding rates that we introduced in April 2017. The department’s increased level of investment was based on our ‘Review of Childcare Costs’, which was...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education Fellowship Trust (12 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: I refer the hon. Member for Ashton-under-Lyne, to the answer I gave on 10 September 2018 to Question 168005: https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-ques tions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-07-24 /168005/.


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