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

Nadhim Zahawi: 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) supported 775 apprentices to successfully apply for new jobs with alternative employers in the sector where they have resumed their apprenticeships. Some...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Productivity (17 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: On 5th July, we announced an ambitious Sector Deal with the construction industry to transform the sector’s productivity. This includes the Government’s commitment to invest £170m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund in the Transforming Construction: Manufacturing Better Buildings programme. The programme will improve productivity through promoting the development...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (10 Sep 2018)

Anne Milton: The Construction Industry Training Board has worked with all 1,148 apprentices. For 776 of them, the issue has been resolved and they have got training places and employers, for 225 we are still looking to find a match for them, and 147 have failed to respond following repeated attempts to get in touch with them. The Construction Industry Training Board should be congratulated on what it has...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Construction (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to reverse the decline in new apprenticeships for the construction industry, in particular in small and medium-sized firms; and what steps they are taking to ensure that the Building Crafts College and other smaller providers of training are able to contribute as fully as possible in the training of apprenticeships.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Digital Technology (20 Jul 2018)

Lord Henley: The Government and construction industry have agreed an ambitious Sector Deal which aims to transform the productivity of the sector. The deal contains a commitment to increase the use of digital technologies, including Building Information Modelling, sensors, data analytics and smart systems technologies and the Information Management Landscape. These will enable the design of...

Esa Underpayments: Business of the House (19 Jul 2018)

Maggie Throup: ...under construction up by 70% on the previous year. Does my right hon. Friend agree that this is a vindication of the Government’s housing policy and that it is good news not only for those in the construction industry in Erewash but for those who aspire to own their own homes? Will she grant Government time to debate the benefits to the economy and to the wellbeing of our...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Grenfell Update (19 Jul 2018)

James Brokenshire: ...set out our implementation plan in the autumn. The Hackitt Review identified a lack of leadership within the construction and fire safety industries as a contributory failure on building safety. I want the construction industry to drive action on building safety now, leading from the front and changing practice and behaviour. We know there are many who are already doing the right thing,...

Construction Industry Training Board HQ (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: ...workforce is fundamental to that development—to building new homes, hospitals and schools and creating new jobs across the country. The workforce needs to be of a high quality, and the Construction Industry Training Board plays an important role in ensuring that the construction workforce grows and is trained to a very high standard. I appreciate my hon. Friend’s concerns about...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Industrial Strategy (17 Jul 2018)

Emma Little Pengelly: Northern Ireland has an excellent construction industry. Unfortunately, it has been difficult over the past number of years because of the lack of the Northern Ireland Assembly and decision making. Can the Minister outline what discussions have taken place between her Department and Northern Ireland to ensure that Northern Ireland benefits from the new construction sector deal?

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (17 Jul 2018)

Richard Harrington: I have met my hon. Friend to discuss his Bill, and we fully understand that the practice of retention has caused problems for the construction industry supply chain. We are fully committed to tackling the issue, but any action we take needs to be robust, proportionate and evidence-based. We have listened and consulted, and we will shortly be publishing the response to a public consultation...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Construction Industry Training Board: Glaziers (16 Jul 2018)

Marion Fellows: ...for Education, with reference the Industrial Training (Construction Board) Order 1964 (Amendment) Order 1992, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of extending the scope of the Construction Industry Training Board to include glaziers.

Forced Adoption in the Uk: Carillion (12 Jul 2018)

Rachel Reeves: ...had been in existence for 19 years. It was the second largest construction company in the UK, having grown through large and frequent acquisitions and Government outsourcing. Carillion’s directors, and those who know the construction industry, told us that it was a low-margin industry, and part of a highly competitive market with inherent risks. Businesses do collapse every day, and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carillion: Apprentices (9 Jul 2018)

Anne Milton: ...on 06 July 2018 Apprentices are still paid by the official receiver if they continue to participate in learning and are actively seeking alternative employment with the support of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). 775 apprentices have successfully found new jobs with an employer who have agreed to continue supporting their apprenticeship to completion. The new...

Construction Sector Deal (5 Jul 2018)

Bill Esterson: on productivity and the speed of building are welcome, but they need to be matched by a significant increase in Government investment in infrastructure and house building projects. That is how we can properly support the construction industry. The TUC has shown that the £31 billion through the national productivity fund increases public investment to 2.9% of GDP, whereas the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: South West (4 Jul 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...were delivered, housing twelve veterans, six persons from the housing waiting list, and six people with mild learning disabilities. The returning veterans gained skills, qualifications and experience of the construction industry, making them more employable and helping them to assimilate into normal civilian life. The Government supported this project with £880,000 of funding. Another...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Finance (3 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what financial support his Department provides to the construction industry.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Construction: Training (3 Jul 2018)

Anne Milton: ..., allowing learners to apply their knowledge in a real workplace, and easing their transition into their new career. The fund is designed to meet the needs of employers and people wanting to join the construction industry, particularly adult learners. This will also increase opportunities for work placements in the long-term and support the delivery of high quality construction T Levels by...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carillion: Apprentices (2 Jul 2018)

Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of apprentices transferred from Carillion Training Services to the Construction Industry Training Board had been placed with alternative employers by the end of June 2018; and whether all apprentices transferred from Carillion Training Services to the Construction Industry Training Board are continuing to be paid.

Written Answers — Treasury: Construction: Scotland (2 Jul 2018)

Danielle Rowley: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to support the construction industry in Scotland.

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