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Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (25 Jul 2016)

Baroness Manzoor: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to enable those on apprenticeships to claim 30 hours of free childcare under the Childcare Act 2016.

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

David Amess: ...Company of Goldsmiths, which is a fantastic livery company—one of 12 in the City of London—with a charter that dates back to 1327. It gives a huge amount of money to charity and is excellent on apprenticeships. Madam Deputy Speaker, I wish you, Mr Speaker, the other two Deputy Speakers, all the people who work in the House and colleagues a very happy summer.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Young People (21 Jul 2016)

Penny Mordaunt: ...a number of measures to further the support available to young people with disabilities, and long-term health conditions. A Taskforce, led by Paul Maynard MP, has been looking at issues around apprenticeships for people with learning difficulties or disabilities. On 11 July the Department for Work and Pensions, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the Department for...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (21 Jul 2016)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of differential rates of apprenticeship completion by sector; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bakery Products: Prices (21 Jul 2016)

George Eustice: ...-on-year by 2.9% and are over 7% lower than the peak in 2014. The Government’s new National Living Wage became law on 1st April 2016. Workers aged 25 and over, and not in the first year of an apprenticeship are legally entitled to at least 7.20 per hour, an increase of fifty pence per hour. The Eatwell Guide sets out Government’s recommendations on eating healthily...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Update on the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (21 Jul 2016)

Robert Halfon: ...parliament has helped in setting the skills agenda for the future and their activities have created the conditions to move to the next phase of more devolution, greater employer ownership and the apprenticeship levy. It is important that we now have new structures to move onto that next phase and we have announced the establishment in England of a new Institute for Apprenticeships. As a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Healthcare Education (21 Jul 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...hospitals and other partners in taking this forward. These changes are only part of our plan to expand the NHS workforce – we are also opening up new routes into nursing support roles through apprenticeships for example, the new Nursing Associate role to widen access further to these professions. The Government is determined to ensure the NHS can adapt to the changing needs of our...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (20 Jul 2016)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: youth activities or go to the cinema. I will briefly comment on the plight of many young people in rural Britain. Young people should be able to access training, go to FE colleges and engage in apprenticeships. They should be able to socialise, as it is part of their development to hang out with their friends. As they move from the security of the home to taking more and more decisions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Economic Development (20 Jul 2016)

James Brokenshire: ...for his warm welcome. I certainly want to continue the bipartisan relationship. He highlights the issue of skills. I absolutely recognise that and will work with the Northern Ireland Executive on apprenticeships and on creating jobs and opportunities for young people, to give them the best possible advantages.

Higher Education and Research Bill (19 Jul 2016)

Michael Gove: ...has enjoyed. It is a promising sign that she now leads a fused and reinvigorated Department for Education that covers the support of children from the moment of birth right up to the point at which they go on to an apprenticeship or into university. It was a mistake of Gordon Brown to separate universities—to make them orphans first of all in the Department for Innovation,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Northern Powerhouse (19 Jul 2016)

John Healey: The northern powerhouse plans in south Yorkshire are at risk. In the 1980s, our economic regeneration was kick-started by funding from Europe and it still supports small businesses, training and apprenticeships, so may I give the Chief Secretary another chance? Will he guarantee that the 174 million that has been pledged to south Yorkshire under the current programme will be paid in full?

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House of Lords: Machinery of Government Changes (19 Jul 2016)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...Innovation and Skills; and take on responsibility for UK Export Finance. The functions of the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in respect of higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and skills have been transferred to the Department for Education. Bringing these responsibilities together in a single department will mean that the Government can take a...

Terrorist Attack: Nice: UK's Nuclear Deterrent (18 Jul 2016)

Richard Benyon: ...role in advising the Government on counter-terrorism; the effect it has on nuclear threat reduction, on forensics—not least in the recent Litvinenko inquiry—and on non-proliferation; its second-to-none apprenticeship scheme; and its academic collaboration with the Orion laser. None of that would matter one jot if the decision we were taking today was wrong. The decision we are...

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Machinery of Government Changes (18 Jul 2016)

Theresa May: ...Innovation and Skills; and take on responsibility for UK Export Finance. The functions of the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in respect of higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and skills have been transferred to the Department for Education. Bringing these responsibilities together in a single department will mean that the Government can take a...

Co-Operatives (14 Jul 2016)

Hannah Bardell: The Minister is making some interesting and important points. I hope that he will come on to the apprenticeship levy, which businesses have raised with me. I would be grateful to hear his thoughts and reflections on that and the point about not discouraging apprenticeships in the current business environment.

Poverty - Motion to Take Note (14 Jul 2016)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...need to embrace the skills agenda, why is further education discriminated against? Whenever there are funding reductions, why does the FE sector always take the biggest hit? The Government are very proud of their apprenticeship programme but all the evidence is that many of those apprenticeships are of very low quality and provide a poor education, and it is simply a statistic that is...

Apprenticeships: Rural Economy - Question (14 Jul 2016)

Apprenticeships: Rural Economy - Question

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment: Young People (14 Jul 2016)

Nicholas Boles: sectors to fully understand the impact of the referendum and help shape our approach for higher and further education in the coming months. We will also continue to focus on high quality apprenticeships and remain committed to 3m starts by 2020. The employment prospects for our young people are good - the labour market for young people is the strongest it has been for almost 10...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Further Education: Greater Manchester (14 Jul 2016)

Nicholas Boles: ...resilient for the long term. Colleges will be able to invest any savings created through implementation of area review recommendations in improved front line services, including better delivery of apprenticeships and higher level skills. This is expected to be the position in Greater Manchester, which is due to conclude shortly.

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