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BHS: Industrial Strategy (20 Oct 2016)

Kirsty Blackman: ...for Aberdeen, the north-east and the wider UK. So many jobs are indirectly linked to oil and gas, and we need to keep them. I want to address a couple of the things that were mentioned earlier. On apprenticeships and the young work force, Aberdeen has an initiative called “Developing the Young Workforce North East”, which is a brilliant piece of work linking industry with...

BHS (20 Oct 2016)

Richard Fuller: May I echo what my hon. Friend is saying? My right hon. Friend the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, who cannot be here today, mentioned to me that the BHS store in his constituency was for many years one of the most profitable BHS stores, but no due regard was given to those employees or pensioners. They were essentially cast aside, as everyone else was. The impact is being felt...

Business of the House (20 Oct 2016)

Amanda Milling: ...hon. Friend join me in congratulating Briggs on its anniversary and wish the new apprentices the best of luck with their new careers; and may we have a statement on the Government’s 3 million apprenticeship target?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Long Term Unemployed People (20 Oct 2016)

Damian Hinds: ...participate in an intensive support regime equipping them with vital skills to not only find a job, but build capability to sustain work. After six months they will be expected to apply for an appropriate apprenticeship, a traineeship, gain work skills or go on a mandatory work placement to give them the opportunities they need to get on in work.

South-west Agriculture and Fishing (19 Oct 2016)

Therese Coffey: ...across Government to understand all the issues and explore options. On recruiting people into the industry, I remind hon. Members of our intention to develop thousands more food and farming apprenticeships. I am aware that Seafish, which has a national remit, has made progress on increasing the number of apprenticeships offered in the industry. My hon. Friend the Member for South East...

Education (Merseyside) — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (19 Oct 2016)

Nick Gibb: I hope all those issues will be addressed by the reforms to our funding system. The hon. Member for Liverpool, Riverside (Mrs Ellman) mentioned funding for apprenticeships. We are spending 2.5 billion on apprenticeships by 2020, which is double the 2010-11 budget in cash terms, and we will top up employer levy contributions by 10% and provide 90% of the funding for employers that want...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (19 Oct 2016)

Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy: Apprenticeships. 2:30 pm; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual Paul Joyce, Deputy Director for Further Education and Skills, Ofsted Peter Lauener, Shadow Chief Executive, Institute for Apprenticeships

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 Oct 2016)

Rebecca Pow: The first nuclear science degree apprenticeship, with apprenticeships with EDF at Hinkley Point and with the Ministry of Defence, has just been launched at Bridgwater and Taunton College. This is at the forefront of the Government’s apprenticeship reform policy. The course combines academic study with practical work experience and it is paid. Does the Prime Minister agree that this is...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children in Care (19 Oct 2016)

Damian Hinds: the needs of the individual to address a variety of barriers to work, including improving job search skills, referral to skills and other work-related training such as Traineeships, Apprenticeships and work experience. We have safeguards in place for care leavers along with other claimants who may be considered vulnerable. Work Coaches support all claimants with complex needs, or who...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Apprentices: Taxation (19 Oct 2016)

Anna Turley: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the timeframe to implement the Apprenticeship Levy; and what steps he is taking to ensure that businesses affected by the levy are given adequate time to make adjustments.

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (18 Oct 2016)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: ...and often fall into debt. As we have heard, working tax credits are not available to care leavers at a time when they have full responsibility for running a household for the first time. Some will have apprenticeships, but the apprenticeship rate is 3.40 an hour—no doubt based on the assumption that young people in apprenticeships live with their parents. This is hardly likely...

Broadcasting (18 Oct 2016)

Tom Watson: Leeds, Nottingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cardiff and many more places too numerous to list. It has a duty to reach out to the communities on its doorstep. The BBC has significantly expanded its apprenticeship programme. I commend director-general Tony Hall for that but, as my hon. Friend the Member for Ashfield (Gloria De Piero) points out, there is far more we can do. According to...

Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: United Kingdom Research and Innovation (18 Oct 2016)

Gordon Marsden: ...of Government —that is almost but not quite as significant as the machinery of Government changes introduced in 2007 by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, when he split, largely on an age basis, responsibilities for apprenticeships and other elements between the Department for Education and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. That produced a situation, which continues...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Conditions of Employment: Young People (18 Oct 2016)

Margot James: more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week;Work-based training: young people must stay in education or training at least part-time, until they are 18 years old. Work-based training such as apprenticeships needs to be more than 20 hours a week; andNight work: under 18 year olds are not usually allowed to work at night but exceptions can apply in some circumstances. Any employer has a...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Derby (18 Oct 2016)

Amanda Solloway: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that apprenticeships in Derby North constituency are undertaken by people from less-affluent households.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (18 Oct 2016)

Catherine McKinnell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will take steps to differentiate between the roles of her Department and the Institute for Apprenticeships on the (a) quality of apprenticeships training and (b) collection and analysis of data.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Equal Pay (18 Oct 2016)

Robert Halfon: ...(for the first year, if aged 19, the appropriate NMW for age applies). From October 2016, this rate increased to 3.40 per hour. Most apprentices receive more than the minimum wage; the latest Apprenticeship Pay Survey (2014) estimates that the median hourly pay for Level 2 and Level 3 apprentices across Great Britain is 6.31. For males it was 6.19 and for females it was...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (18 Oct 2016)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to increase diversity in apprenticeships.

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