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967458
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Rugby School more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions ministers and officials have had, if any, with Rugby School about withdrawing from the key stage five performance table rankings. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL9953 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The list of independent schools which are included in the 16-18 performance tables for 2010 and 2017 are attached in Annex A. This list was generated from the published school performance tables data which can be found at: <a href="https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/download-data" target="_blank">https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/download-data</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials have had no discussions with Rugby School about reports of their wish to withdraw from the 16-18 performance tables.</p><p> </p><p>There is no process by which independent or state-funded schools can ask to withdraw from performance tables. Performance tables are an important way of providing information to parents and the wider public about school and college performance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9952 more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T14:09:20.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T14:09:20.557Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property file name HL9952_HL9953_Independent_Schools_in_2017_and_2010_16-18_performance_tables.xls more like this
star this property title HL9952_HL9953_Independent_Schools_in_2017_and_2010 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
967457
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Private Education: Standards more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which independent schools participated in the 2010 and 2017 key stage five performance table rankings. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL9952 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The list of independent schools which are included in the 16-18 performance tables for 2010 and 2017 are attached in Annex A. This list was generated from the published school performance tables data which can be found at: <a href="https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/download-data" target="_blank">https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/download-data</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials have had no discussions with Rugby School about reports of their wish to withdraw from the 16-18 performance tables.</p><p> </p><p>There is no process by which independent or state-funded schools can ask to withdraw from performance tables. Performance tables are an important way of providing information to parents and the wider public about school and college performance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9953 more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T14:09:20.617Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T14:09:20.617Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property file name HL9952_HL9953_Independent_Schools_in_2017_and_2010_16-18_performance_tables.xls more like this
star this property title HL9952_HL9953_Independent_Schools_in_2017_and_2010 more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1124632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals have received compensation or redress from the Student Loans Company as a result of wrongful decisions under its approach to combatting fraud. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15500 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Student Loans Company (SLC) carries out investigations where fraud is suspected, as well as sample checks to identify possible fraud. The SLC accesses a wide range of publicly available information for the purposes of verifying a customer’s eligibility and detecting and preventing fraud, and this may include publicly available social media content. The SLC only accesses information that is in the public domain; it does not use information sourced from social media in isolation to make a determination on a case; and it does not conduct ongoing monitoring or surveillance of students’ social media.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC provides a privacy notice to all students during their application for finance, which is also available on the SLC’s website. This notice sets out how students’ personal information is processed and used by the company, including that both the information provided by the student during their application and publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms, may be used to detect, investigate and prevent crime including fraud.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC is also in the final stages of drafting a social media acceptable use policy, which covers all aspects of the company’s social media use. This policy is due to be published on the SLC’s website next month.</p><p> </p><p>The policy covers any publicly available social media platform. Currently, the SLC accesses publicly available content on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.</p><p> </p><p>The policy will be reviewed at least annually or more often if business requirements, legislation, or regulations change.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018-19, the SLC investigated 3,829 cases in relation to potential application fraud (out of a total of 2.8 million applicants and students). A further 5,289 cases were investigated in relation to repayment evasion (out of a total 5.7 million repayers). As part of the process for both preventing application fraud and eliminating repayment evasion, investigators may review publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms. This does not occur in every investigation.</p><p> </p><p>To date in financial year (FY) 2019-20, and in FY 2018-19, no individuals received compensation or redress from the SLC as a result of wrongful decisions by the SLC's Counter Fraud Team. In FY 2017-18, one individual received an ex-gratia payment of £100.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL15498 more like this
HL15499 more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.153Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1124631
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals' social media accounts the Student Loans Company has surveilled as part of its approach to combatting fraud. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15499 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Student Loans Company (SLC) carries out investigations where fraud is suspected, as well as sample checks to identify possible fraud. The SLC accesses a wide range of publicly available information for the purposes of verifying a customer’s eligibility and detecting and preventing fraud, and this may include publicly available social media content. The SLC only accesses information that is in the public domain; it does not use information sourced from social media in isolation to make a determination on a case; and it does not conduct ongoing monitoring or surveillance of students’ social media.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC provides a privacy notice to all students during their application for finance, which is also available on the SLC’s website. This notice sets out how students’ personal information is processed and used by the company, including that both the information provided by the student during their application and publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms, may be used to detect, investigate and prevent crime including fraud.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC is also in the final stages of drafting a social media acceptable use policy, which covers all aspects of the company’s social media use. This policy is due to be published on the SLC’s website next month.</p><p> </p><p>The policy covers any publicly available social media platform. Currently, the SLC accesses publicly available content on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.</p><p> </p><p>The policy will be reviewed at least annually or more often if business requirements, legislation, or regulations change.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018-19, the SLC investigated 3,829 cases in relation to potential application fraud (out of a total of 2.8 million applicants and students). A further 5,289 cases were investigated in relation to repayment evasion (out of a total 5.7 million repayers). As part of the process for both preventing application fraud and eliminating repayment evasion, investigators may review publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms. This does not occur in every investigation.</p><p> </p><p>To date in financial year (FY) 2019-20, and in FY 2018-19, no individuals received compensation or redress from the SLC as a result of wrongful decisions by the SLC's Counter Fraud Team. In FY 2017-18, one individual received an ex-gratia payment of £100.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL15498 more like this
HL15500 more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.107Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property tabling member
3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1124630
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what is the current policy of the Student Loans Company on the surveillance of students’ social media; (2) whether any such policy is publicly available; (3) which social media platforms may fall under this policy; and (4) what measures are in place to oversee this policy. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15498 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Student Loans Company (SLC) carries out investigations where fraud is suspected, as well as sample checks to identify possible fraud. The SLC accesses a wide range of publicly available information for the purposes of verifying a customer’s eligibility and detecting and preventing fraud, and this may include publicly available social media content. The SLC only accesses information that is in the public domain; it does not use information sourced from social media in isolation to make a determination on a case; and it does not conduct ongoing monitoring or surveillance of students’ social media.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC provides a privacy notice to all students during their application for finance, which is also available on the SLC’s website. This notice sets out how students’ personal information is processed and used by the company, including that both the information provided by the student during their application and publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms, may be used to detect, investigate and prevent crime including fraud.</p><p> </p><p>The SLC is also in the final stages of drafting a social media acceptable use policy, which covers all aspects of the company’s social media use. This policy is due to be published on the SLC’s website next month.</p><p> </p><p>The policy covers any publicly available social media platform. Currently, the SLC accesses publicly available content on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.</p><p> </p><p>The policy will be reviewed at least annually or more often if business requirements, legislation, or regulations change.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018-19, the SLC investigated 3,829 cases in relation to potential application fraud (out of a total of 2.8 million applicants and students). A further 5,289 cases were investigated in relation to repayment evasion (out of a total 5.7 million repayers). As part of the process for both preventing application fraud and eliminating repayment evasion, investigators may review publicly available information, such as that on social media and other public platforms. This does not occur in every investigation.</p><p> </p><p>To date in financial year (FY) 2019-20, and in FY 2018-19, no individuals received compensation or redress from the SLC as a result of wrongful decisions by the SLC's Counter Fraud Team. In FY 2017-18, one individual received an ex-gratia payment of £100.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL15499 more like this
HL15500 more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:50:45.06Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1110132
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans: Complaints more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to provide (1) support, and (2) funding, for veterans who find themselves subject to complaints relating to when they served in the armed forces. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15100 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Veterans facing criminal allegations relating to their service in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan are provided with fully funded legal representation, for as long as it is necessary. In addition, the Ministry of Defence is committed to providing high quality welfare and pastoral support to all those veterans affected by historic investigations. Veterans can access this support through the Veterans Welfare Service, part of Veterans UK, on 0808 1914 2 18.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T15:42:48.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T15:42:48.333Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1110131
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Employment Tribunals Service more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to legislate to give members of the armed forces full access to employment tribunals. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15099 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Members of the Armed Forces have access to employment tribunals concerning a claim under the Equality Act 2010 in connection with certain allegations of discrimination. An employment tribunal will normally wait for the service complaints process to be finished before hearing any case. We have no current plans to broaden these provisions.</p><p>If a Service person has a valid grievance on any other matter relating to their service in the Armed Forces, they may make a service complaint and seek redress. The role of the Service Complaints Ombudsman was created to give complainants who are not satisfied with the outcome or handling of their complaint an independent route to addressing their concerns and to increase the level of independent oversight.</p><p>In certain circumstances, if the complainant remains unhappy with either the decision of the Ministry of Defence or the Ombudsman, they may also challenge those decisions by way of Judicial Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T15:44:05.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T15:44:05.637Z
star this property answering member
2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1110130
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Service Complaints Ombudsman: Powers more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to strengthen the powers of the Service Complaints Ombudsman and, in particular, to make the Ombudsman’s recommendations legally binding. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL15098 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The powers of the Service Complaints Ombudsman were subject to extensive consideration during the passage of The Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015. We have no current plans to change those powers.</p><p>As I have stated in my previous answer to the noble Lady's Question HL5618 on 6 March 2018, recommendations made by the Ombudsman are not legally binding, but they do have considerable weight. The expectation is that the Services will follow recommendations made by the Ombudsman, unless there are good, cogent and defensible reasons not to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T15:42:09.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T15:42:09.007Z
star this property answering member
2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1059192
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading T-levels more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial support they plan to offer to students who qualify for free school meals and who are undertaking T-Levels to help them meet their food costs during work placements. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL13581 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The department is keen for students not to be prevented from undertaking T level industry placements due to travel and subsistence costs.</p><p> </p><p>We are providing significant funding to help education providers to put in place the infrastructure needed to deliver high quality industry placements in preparation for T levels. This funding can be used to support the students’ travel and subsistence costs. In addition to this, providers are receiving additional discretionary bursary funding of just under £2.5 million in 2018-19 to support students’ access to industry placements and other associated costs. We have recently announced further funding for 2019-20.</p><p> </p><p>Where students are eligible to receive Further Education Free Meals, providers must make sure that students are provided with a meal on days when they are off-site as part of their study programme. This responsibility will apply to industry placements. We have also advised that employers may also support students with their travel and subsistence costs if they wish.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL13580 more like this
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less than 2019-02-25T12:02:06.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T12:02:06.477Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this
1059191
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading T-levels more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial support they plan to offer to students undertaking T-Levels to help them meet the cost of transport to work placements. more like this
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Baroness Garden of Frognal remove filter
star this property uin HL13580 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The department is keen for students not to be prevented from undertaking T level industry placements due to travel and subsistence costs.</p><p> </p><p>We are providing significant funding to help education providers to put in place the infrastructure needed to deliver high quality industry placements in preparation for T levels. This funding can be used to support the students’ travel and subsistence costs. In addition to this, providers are receiving additional discretionary bursary funding of just under £2.5 million in 2018-19 to support students’ access to industry placements and other associated costs. We have recently announced further funding for 2019-20.</p><p> </p><p>Where students are eligible to receive Further Education Free Meals, providers must make sure that students are provided with a meal on days when they are off-site as part of their study programme. This responsibility will apply to industry placements. We have also advised that employers may also support students with their travel and subsistence costs if they wish.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL13581 more like this
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less than 2019-02-25T12:02:06.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T12:02:06.413Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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3842
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Garden of Frognal more like this