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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.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Young Offenders: Travellers (13 Feb 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: We want all children in custody to be fully occupied in education and training throughout the day with a core curriculum focussed on preparing them for employment, an apprenticeship or continued education when they are resettled back into their communities. As part of our reforms we will ensure governors have increased flexibility to work with providers to decide how education is best...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Apprentices: Taxation (9 Feb 2017)

Justin Madders: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been raised by the apprenticeship levy since it was established; and how much of that sum has been subsequently re-invested in apprenticeships.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Nurses: Training (9 Feb 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...from disadvantaged backgrounds; and - giving students with an existing qualification the chance to get funding for a second degree. In November 2016, the government announced the New Nursing Degree apprenticeship, once established this will create up to 1,000 apprentice degree nurses in the NHS each year. It is expected to open up more opportunities to train as a nurse for those...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Skilled Workers: Training (9 Feb 2017)

Robert Halfon: ...a success of Brexit. This will be essential to the success of our Industrial Strategy, and to ensuring a sufficient supply of the right skills to the labour market as we leave the European Union. Apprenticeships are a great way to progress in work and life, a great way for employers to improve the skills base of their businesses and we are committed to 3m starts by 2020. They work for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Justice: Travellers (9 Feb 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...we set out our response to Charlie Taylor’s review of the youth justice system and how we will improve outcomes for young people across the youth custodial estate. Measures include developing a new pre-apprenticeship pathway to ensure that all children and young people are in education, training or employment on their release, boosting the number of front line staff in YOIs and...

Economy: Productivity - Question (8 Feb 2017)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, business investment in training is vital to improved productivity. We know that the apprenticeship levy was designed to help in that, yet the Government have missed the January deadline for setting up the online service and the IFS says that it is going to give poor value for money. How is business going to benefit when it is having to cope with this mismanagement of the...

National Shipbuilding Strategy — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (8 Feb 2017)

Kevan Jones: The hon. Lady makes a very good point. The issue is not just about generating the skills in the first place—the key investment that companies need to make in apprenticeships and other things. This is now an international market. There are perhaps engineers working on the Clyde who, if there is no work, will move elsewhere in the world. In some cases, they will not come back to the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Standards (8 Feb 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2016 to Question 56283, if she will set out all of the apprenticeship standards which specifically address skill shortages in the green economy sector.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation (8 Feb 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...April. The review is considering all aspects of the probation system. As with our plans for prisons, we want a simpler, clearer system with specific outcome measures such as getting offenders into apprenticeships and work. Our contract management teams closely monitor and robustly manage providers to make sure they fulfil their contractual commitments to ensure service delivery, reduce...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (8 Feb 2017)

Lord Henley: ...and support them to follow their own Disability Confident journeys. When employers sign up as Disability Confident they are asked to make specific meaningful offers for disabled people such as jobs, apprenticeships, internships, and work experience. Jobcentre Plus staff will be working with the Disability Confident employers in their localities to develop these offers into opportunities...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Prisons and Probation (8 Feb 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: ...out by prison and probation staff, new schemes to improve promotion opportunities have been launched, including; enhanced professional qualifications for probation officers, a new leadership programme, an apprenticeship scheme to launch in April and higher pay and recognition for specialist skilled officers dealing with complex issues such as counter-terrorism, suicide and self-harm...

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