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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Sub-Saharan Africa (22 Sep 2022)

Jesse Norman: ...African countries that support a freer, safer, healthier, greener and more prosperous continent. Through British Investment Partnerships, we are providing honest, reliable investment that creates jobs, boosts economic growth and draws countries closer to major free-market democracies.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Weapons: Contracts (22 Sep 2022)

Alec Shelbrooke: ..., which will be integrated onto the Type 26 Frigates. The contract covered the design and manufacture of the first three guns as well as a training system and ammunition, sustaining 43 skilled jobs in the UK, with work undertaken at BAE Systems' sites in Frimley, Broad Oak, Glascoed and Barrow-in-Furness. The UK content of the contract is in excess of £45 million.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty: Children (22 Sep 2022)

Victoria Prentis: ...) than children in a household where nobody works. In 2020/21, there were 200,000 fewer children in absolute poverty before housing costs than in 2009/10. To help parents into work, our Plan for Jobs continues to provide broad ranging support for all jobseekers with our Sector Based Work Academy Programmes (SWAP), Job Entry Targeted Support and Restart scheme. Through a staged roll-out,...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Unboxed (22 Sep 2022)

Lord Kamall: ...monetisable. DCMS has kept the programme under review to ensure that it remains value for money. There is also an independent evaluation of the programme underway. This will consider areas such as job creation; training, development and volunteering opportunities offered; the number of people who experience UNBOXED in person and online; and the number of participants in the learning and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Further Education Funding and Accountability System Consultation Update (22 Sep 2022)

Andrea Jenkyns: .... This consultation sets out further detail on our reforms to deliver a fairer FE system across the country that effectively supports learners to develop the skills they need to secure high value jobs and support growth of the economy and seeks views on how these can best be implemented. We believe our reforms will enable providers to ensure that they are meeting the needs of their...

Scottish Parliament: National Health Service Waiting Lists (22 Sep 2022)

Anas Sarwar: ...running—all on Nicola Sturgeon’s watch. After 15 years in power and 15 years of running our NHS, how long will the people of Scotland have to wait for you and your health secretary to do your job?

Scottish Parliament: Alpha Solway (22 Sep 2022)

Colin Smyth: ...funding of £4.8 million was awarded to Dumfriesshire-based company Alpha Solway to build a manufacturing plant in Dumfries for personal protective equipment, with a promise from ministers of 300 jobs. That firm now employs less than half that number of people and it has just begun a consultation on further job losses because, in the firm’s words, “NHS orders have been stopped”. Of...

Scottish Parliament: Ukrainian Refugees (22 Sep 2022)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...the Government closed the scheme in July, it still has not acted on my call to re-issue the appeal for homes. In addition, we know that, if it is easier to travel, it is easier to find homes and jobs. Alongside the renewed call for homes, will the First Minister now extend free bus travel to all refugees?

Scottish Parliament: Cost of Living (Single Parenting) (22 Sep 2022)

Pam Duncan-Glancy: ..., and one parent’s response shows how bad things are. She said: “Depression, anxiety, stress ... I am responsible for the most amazing children but I am falling apart and terrified of losing my job.” The report suggests many ways to tackle child poverty including, crucially, employability support to help people to stay out of poverty. Will the First Minister explore the...

Scottish Parliament: Ardeer Girls (22 Sep 2022)

Neil Gray: marry, at which time they would be required to leave the factory. Young unmarried girls and women were employed in preference to men and boys, apparently due to their speed in learning the job and for their manual dexterity in handling such volatile materials. It is on the record from that time that—incredibly—they apparently asked for lower wages than men and boys. They were paid...

Scottish Parliament: Skills Delivery Landscape (22 Sep 2022)

Jamie Hepburn: ...the hospitality sector, SDS has worked with industry, the local developing the young workforce group and local schools to put in place training support for young people to enable them to move into jobs. That is exactly the type of activity that we need to see more of. I am grateful to all staff for their work and commitment, and to the leadership of the board and the senior management...

Scottish Parliament: Parliamentary Procedures and Practices (22 Sep 2022)

Emma Roddick: constituents want to see me here in Parliament every day. That is not true. For the most part, in the minds of highlanders and islanders, being here every week is a sign that I am not doing my job. The north of my region is further away from the Parliament building than the House of Commons is—that is as the crow flies, before taking transport links into consideration. Presiding...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Ukraine (21 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: ...Ukraine to the Immigration Rules, details of which can be found at: les-appendix-ukraine-scheme They can access Universal Credit and job support immediately. Ukrainians here under our schemes will also be eligible for Housing Benefit, Pension Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Child Disability Living Allowance and Carers...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Agriculture: Further Education and Skilled Workers (21 Sep 2022)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to promote (a) further education courses and (b) skilled jobs in agriculture; and what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on ensuring that this activity meets the skilled labour needs of the agricultural sector.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence Business Services: Blackpool (21 Sep 2022)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of his decision to relocate more jobs in Blackpool through the North West Estate Defence Business Services consolidation plans on the local economy of Blackpool.

Written Answers — Home Office: Small Businesses: Recruitment (21 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: We have expanded the range of jobs eligible under the Skilled Worker visa route – the main volume work route into the UK - to include all jobs skilled to RQF level 3 (equivalent to A-levels, but not requiring academic qualifications). Over 45,000 UK employers are currently licensed to sponsor Skilled Worker visas with the vast majority of all licences held by SMEs. Sponsoring visas is...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Freeports: Countryside (21 Sep 2022)

Dehenna Davison: ...Levelling Up Agenda and, by delivering investment on specific sites which benefit from tax and customs benefits, identified for their suitability, Freeports will create thousands of high-quality jobs in some of our most deprived communities. Those sites sit within an outer boundary, which sets the limit for how far apart they can be and indicates the area that is expected to benefit most...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Coastal Areas: Investment (21 Sep 2022)

Dehenna Davison: ...over £187 million throughout the UK through the Coastal Communities Fund. The Evaluation has recently been published, which showed the positive effects on the economy including stimulating job growth and prosperity. Since then, we have been busy to ensure coastal communities remain at the heart of our levelling up funds. Of 101 towns, there are 22 coastal towns that are recipients of...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Levelling Up Fund and UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Coastal Areas (21 Sep 2022)

Dehenna Davison: ...all modes that will enjoy access to a generous suite of tax incentives, customs facilitations, public funding, and government support, helping them harness the power of private investment to spread jobs and prosperity.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Homes for Ukraine Scheme (21 Sep 2022)

Andrew Stephenson: ...Extension Scheme or domestic Ukraine Family Scheme applications. We are helping Ukrainians to live independently, for example by supporting them in developing necessary language skills and finding jobs, while also ensuring that robust safeguarding measures are in place. There is ongoing work across Government to look at what more can be done on employment opportunities and wider support.

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