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star this property date less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Working Hours: EU Law more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the cost to the British economy of the EU Working Time Directive in the most recent year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 8197 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-09-08more like thismore than 2015-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The Balance of Competence Review, published in July 2014, said that costs would dramatically rise if the flexibility afforded by the individual opt-out were no longer available. Respondents to the Balance of Competence Review’s Call for Evidence felt that the ECJ judgments surrounding on-call working, accrual and carry-over of annual leave as well as payment for annual leave posed further significant costs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-09-08T15:49:16.817Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-08T15:49:16.817Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
227254
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star this property date less than 2015-03-13more like thismore than 2015-03-13
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Technology: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many apprentices were doing their apprenticeships in technology companies in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 227505 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Information on apprenticeship starts by sector subject area and framework is published in supplementary tables to a Statistical First Release (SFR) in the FE Data Library:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-apprenticeships" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-apprenticeships</a></p><p> </p><p>Apprenticeship data are not available by industrial sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-03-20T13:32:14.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T13:32:14.727Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
unstar this property tabling member
1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
423984
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star this property date less than 2015-10-26more like thismore than 2015-10-26
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Technology: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many apprentices there were in the technology sector in (a) the UK, (b) the South East and (c) Windsor constituency in the most recent year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 13386 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-10-29more like thismore than 2015-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Table 1 shows Apprenticeship Programme Starts in the Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies and Information and Communication Technologies Sector Subject Areas in 2013/14 and provisional data for 2014/15 in England, the South West and Windsor constituency.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Table 1: Apprenticeship Programme Starts by Sector Subject Area and Geography, 2013/14 and 2014/15 (provisional)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sector Subject Area</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Geography</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014/15 (provisional data)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies</p></td><td><p>Total (England)</p></td><td><p>64,830</p></td><td><p>72,940</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>10,730</p></td><td><p>10,250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Windsor constituency</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="3"><p>Information and Communication Technology</p></td><td><p>Total (England)</p></td><td><p>13,060</p></td><td><p>15,440</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>2,530</p></td><td><p>2,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Windsor constituency</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>1) The data source is the Individualised Learner Record.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>2) Geography is based on the home postcode of the learner.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>3) Values are rounded to the nearest 10.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>This information is published in a supplementary table (first link) to a Statistical First Release (SFR) at the FE Data Library (second link):</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/467752/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-and-sector-subject-area.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/467752/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-and-sector-subject-area.xls</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-apprenticeships" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-apprenticeships</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-10-29T11:56:06.07Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-29T11:56:06.07Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Automation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether his Department has made an estimate of the potential number of jobs which will be replaced by automation over the next two decades. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 40325 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-06-20more like thismore than 2016-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made a specific forecast of how many jobs will be replaced (or how many additional jobs will be created) over the next two decades due to automation. However, the Government’s Horizon Scanning Programme exploring the impacts of automation on the labour market, and engaging with our international partners.</p><p>Government is taking action to provide individuals with the skills that will help prepare them for changes to the labour market, such as the new school computing curriculum, developing new apprenticeship standards, growing the apprenticeships programme, and introducing the Institute for Coding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2016-06-20T14:08:26.577Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-20T14:08:26.577Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the awarding of costs against claimants on the ability and willingness of people to bring claims for disability discrimination; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 3937 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
star this property answer text <p>There are currently no plans to assess the effect of cost orders on the ability and willingness of claimants to bring employment tribunal claims.</p><p> </p><p>Costs orders are made at judicial discretion and are considered as exceptional rather than routine. HM Courts and Tribunals Service record data on the number of costs orders made in employment tribunals but there is no currently held data on the reasons they have been awarded. For the period April 2013 to March 2014 a total of 889 costs orders were awarded. 242 were awarded to the claimant and 647 to the respondent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-07-02T16:00:05.703Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-02T16:00:05.703Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Leave more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when the Government plans to implement its policy of providing three days' paid volunteering leave for employees of large organisations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle more like this
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Alan Johnson more like this
star this property uin 31840 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government will be setting out plans for taking this policy forward in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2016-04-18T15:09:13.75Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-18T15:09:13.75Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-25more like thismore than 2015-06-25
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Training more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many adults he expects to be participating in non-apprenticeship vocational training by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 4267 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-03more like thismore than 2015-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have made no forecast of this. The majority of vocational training by adults is privately funded. The levels of vocational training funded by the State will depend on future spending reviews.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-07-03T10:40:57.63Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-03T10:40:57.63Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
386505
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading National Vocational Qualifications more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what support his Department has made available to employers to ensure that young people who complete a Level 2 NVQ are able to progress to a higher level qualification; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 4774 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Support and funding for young people to complete higher level qualifications after acquiring level 2 qualifications is aimed at the individual not the employer. Although under the Apprenticeships Grant for Employers, eligible employers can receive an incentive of £1500 for each new apprentice they take on and train.</p><p> </p><p>Apprenticeships are our top priority for skills and we are committed to 3m starts over the next 5 years. Apprenticeships are jobs with training from level 2 to level 7 and we are aiming to achieve more higher and degree level apprenticeships, having made additional funding available to support that.</p><p> </p><p>We are also establishing National Colleges to deliver high level skills training, predominantly at levels 4 and 5, in sectors that are critical to economic growth where there are recognised skills gaps.</p><p> </p><p>We are supporting adult learners aged 19-23 (inclusive) by fully funding all first qualifications up to a full level 3.</p><p> </p><p>Learners aged 24 and above studying at Level 3 and 4 can access loan support to help meet up-front fees, removing one of the main barriers to learning.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 4773 more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T10:20:55.353Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T10:20:55.353Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
386506
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading National Vocational Qualifications more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to incentivise young people who complete a Level 2 NVQ to progress to a higher level qualification in the same subject. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 4773 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Support and funding for young people to complete higher level qualifications after acquiring level 2 qualifications is aimed at the individual not the employer. Although under the Apprenticeships Grant for Employers, eligible employers can receive an incentive of £1500 for each new apprentice they take on and train.</p><p> </p><p>Apprenticeships are our top priority for skills and we are committed to 3m starts over the next 5 years. Apprenticeships are jobs with training from level 2 to level 7 and we are aiming to achieve more higher and degree level apprenticeships, having made additional funding available to support that.</p><p> </p><p>We are also establishing National Colleges to deliver high level skills training, predominantly at levels 4 and 5, in sectors that are critical to economic growth where there are recognised skills gaps.</p><p> </p><p>We are supporting adult learners aged 19-23 (inclusive) by fully funding all first qualifications up to a full level 3.</p><p> </p><p>Learners aged 24 and above studying at Level 3 and 4 can access loan support to help meet up-front fees, removing one of the main barriers to learning.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 4774 more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T10:20:55.463Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T10:20:55.463Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
170115
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star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Local Enterprise Partnerships: Further Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to his speech of 3 July 2013 to the Local Government Association, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the three pilot schemes on closer partnerships between local enterprise partnerships and further education colleges in helping people acquire the skills required to get local jobs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 218559 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The three pilots areas are the North East, Stoke and Staffordshire, and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnerships. Each area has developed their own bespoke approach to implementing the pilot in line with ensuring responsiveness to local priorities and the local relationships between stakeholders and skills providers. The pilots are in their first year of operation and it is too soon to draw conclusions about their effectiveness. Early indications, however, are that the pilots have promoted a more effective dialogue between business and providers in the different areas, with a greater shared understanding of the skills provision needed to support future economic growth.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles remove filter
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less than 2015-01-05T10:41:08.06Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T10:41:08.06Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this