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Homelessness Reduction Bill - Second Reading (24 Feb 2017)

the Earl of Listowel: ...of its ambassadors came to Parliament to meet with me and to discuss their experiences. I was introduced to a young black woman in her early 20s, about five foot tall, who had a disability. She had secured an apprenticeship in a City firm, at great sacrifice to herself because of the complexities of how things work with housing benefit. For many care leavers there is a disincentive to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Apprentices (24 Feb 2017)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment she made of the effectiveness of the Early Years Apprenticeship Trailblazer Group.

High Speed 2 (Newton) (23 Feb 2017)

Andrew Jones: to build an economy that works right across our country. Even those who never travel by train stand to benefit from having fewer lorries on the roads and from the thousands of local jobs and apprenticeships created by HS2, with 2,000 new apprenticeships, 25,000 private sector jobs involved in building the railway, and 3,000 jobs involved in operated it once it opens. It has been...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Apprentices: Taxation (23 Feb 2017)

Tim Farron: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his Department's policy is on how the money raised by the Apprenticeship Levy will be spent.

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Prison governor empowerment and accountability (23 Feb 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: .... Preparing prisoners for life on release. We will do this by measuring, from April 2017: o Rate of prisoners being released to suitable accommodation; o Rates of sustainable employment, including apprenticeships, and education in the period following release. Improving safety. We will do this by measuring, from April 2017: o Assaults on prison staff and prisoners; o Disorder and...

Scottish Parliament: Oil and Gas Sector Co-investment (23 Feb 2017)

Lewis Macdonald: ...his untimely death last month, saying: “His vision helped make the North Sea workforce one of the most skilled and professional in the world. David Doig worked tirelessly for the oil and gas industry to build a modern apprenticeship scheme that will stand the test of time.” OPITO raised concerns this week that the way that the Scottish Government plans to use the funds raised...

National Health Service: Nurses - Question (22 Feb 2017)

Baroness Gardner of Parkes: My Lords, can the Minister tell us how the apprenticeship scheme is going, because a lot of damage was done when Tony Blair said that you had to have five A-levels to become a nurse? We hope that this apprenticeship scheme will counteract that.

Police Grant (22 Feb 2017)

Mark Hendrick: ...than was originally expected in 2015, they still mean that Lancashire must absorb normal inflation and other Government-imposed cost pressures, such as the national insurance changes, the national living wage, and the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. As a result, it must still deliver £4 million of savings in 2017-18, with a further £14 million to be found by 2019-20. I...

School Funding: Cheshire West and Chester (22 Feb 2017)

Chris Matheson: ...climate, as identified by a National Audit Office report, the schools budget faces a £3 billion gap. Schools funding is protected, but that does not take account of other costs such as salaries, maintenance costs, inflation, the apprenticeship levy, national insurance and, critically, rising pupil numbers.

Council Funding and Social Care — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (22 Feb 2017)

Jim McMahon: base, there will still be a £2.6 billion adult social care funding gap. The money will not even pay for a national insurance contributions increase, local authorities’ obligations under the apprenticeship levy requirements, or the national living wage. That is before we get to the point of tackling the poor quality of care provision in the private home care market in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (22 Feb 2017)

Andrew Bingham: ...are concerned about the new national funding formula. Can my right hon. Friend assure me that when we decide on the funding for our schools, we will look at unavoidable costs, such as the national apprenticeship levy, to ensure that our schools have the money that they need to educate our children?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Primary Education: North Tyneside (22 Feb 2017)

Mary Glindon: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the estimated annual cost of the apprenticeship levy will be to primary schools in North Tyneside constituency; and if he will make it his policy to seek small school exemption from the levy.

Scottish Parliament: Industrial Strategy (22 Feb 2017)

Colin Beattie: ...all, regional aid that can be targeted at our less prosperous economies. On skills, it states: “Target resources at the high-level technical skills that industry needs”. There is clearly a skills shortage in the manufacturing industries that needs to be filled, whether through apprenticeship schemes or steps like the training levy on large employers that will be introduced this...

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Relief for schools and hospitals (21 Feb 2017)

Rob Marris: My hon. Friend will be aware that one circumstance that has changed—and that this measure would help address—is the apprenticeship levy, which will be paid by maintained schools but not by academies. That is a change of circumstance; hence the change of our position.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (20 Feb 2017)

Mike Penning: ...and educational development throughout an individual's career. All recruits aged under 18 receive key skills education in literacy and numeracy, should they need it, and all are enrolled in apprenticeships. The Armed Forces remain the UK's largest apprenticeship provider, equipping young people with valuable and transferable skills for life. Over 95% of all recruits, no matter what their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Young People in Work (20 Feb 2017)

Nusrat Ghani: Apprenticeships are solid routes for young people to secure work. What work is the Secretary of State doing with his counterparts in the Department for Education to ensure that all our young people have access to apprenticeships?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Learning Difficulties: Support (20 Feb 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...praising the work of Balance CIC. This is a group of individuals we want to do much more for. We will be bringing forward a young person’s work experience scheme shortly, and we wish to open up apprenticeships, but more is needed in this area, and organisations such as Balance can help us do that work.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport: Apprentices (14 Feb 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of new apprenticeships resulting from the expansion of Heathrow airport; and what assessment he has made of the effect of that expansion on the skill bank of workers in local communities.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Conservation (14 Feb 2017)

Steve McCabe: ...Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2017 to Question 61718, on energy: conservation, if he will make representations to the energy sector and the construction industry on developing more apprenticeship standards for energy efficiency; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Females (14 Feb 2017)

Sarah Champion: ...for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 22 November 2016 to Question 54215, on apprentices: females, how much funding her Department has (a) allocated and (b) spent on encouraging women to take up apprenticeships in construction, IT and engineering.

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