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Erasmus

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Gordon Marsden Gordon Marsden Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what contribution his Department has (a) made and (b) plans to make to discussions with the British Council on the future development of the Erasmus Plus programme in the vocational and technical skills sectors.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education)

Holding answer received on 24 February 2017

The Erasmus+ programme is delivered in the UK by the British Council in partnership with Ecorys Ltd., and it is the latter which has responsibility for the vocational education and training sub-programme. Officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regularly discuss the development of all aspects of the programme with the partnership.

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