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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Arts: Higher Education 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 assessment they have made of the impact of cutting the funding at higher education level of arts subjects on (1) the choice available to students, and (2) the creative industries. more like this
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Baroness Afshar more like this
star this property uin HL3575 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
star this property answer text <p>As with other degrees, since 2012, Higher Education Institutions with an Access Agreement approved by the Office for Fair Access have been able to charge up to £9,000 a year for an arts degree. This funding comes via student loans and universities compete on quality and their offer to students. The Government also supports specialist institutions such as art and music colleges through the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s Institution-specific Funding.</p><br /><p>We value the creative industries which is why we support them through these and other policies. We are working with industry to take forward the recommendations in <em>*CreateUK</em>, the strategy for the sector developed by industry members of the Creative Industries Council.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2015-11-30T12:48:05.007Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-30T12:48:05.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Afshar more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 2 November (HL2909) regarding breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 by ticket resale websites, what action they are taking to highlight to the general public (1) the existence of, and (2) the functions of, the Citizens Advice consumer helpline. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3634 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government advises consumers through Gov.uk to contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline, which is funded by BIS, on any questions relating to consumer law, including ticket resales. The helpline advises consumers on their rights and remedies and will pass on complaints to Trading Standards where appropriate.</p><br /><p>Awareness of the helpline is also raised through national consumer campaigns such as Scams Awareness Month and National Consumer Week which Government supports through the Consumer Protection Partnership. Citizens Advice produces leaflets and other materials informing consumers of their rights and how to look out for scams.</p><br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-02T17:29:43.85Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-02T17:29:43.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
428912
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting 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 assessment they have made of how many complaints the Citizens Advice consumer helpline has received about ticket resale websites. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3635 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made a separate assessment of complaints made to the Citizens Advice Helpline at this time , but the Government is committed to reducing consumer detriment from ticket mis-selling and is supporting an independently-led review of consumer protection measures for ticket re-sale websites. The Government awaits the recommendations of this Review and will report its conclusions to Parliament by 26 May 2016.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-03T17:32:25.453Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-03T17:32:25.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
428913
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting more like this
star 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 how many actions have been taken by the police and trading standards regarding breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in relation to ticket resale websites. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3636 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
star this property answer text <p>Such information on breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in relation to ticket re-sale websites is not currently held by or routinely made available to the Government.</p><p>The Independent Review of Secondary Ticketing required by the Consumer Rights Act will consider evidence and report by 26 May 2016.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-02T11:54:57.013Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-02T11:54:57.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
428891
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Exports 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 whether it is their policy to suspend existing arms export licences, and to refuse new ones, if a country is believed to be committing violations of international law during an armed conflict. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL3614 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-26more like thismore than 2015-11-26
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are carefully assessed on a case by case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, taking account of all relevant factors at the time of the application. A licence will not be issued for any country if to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Criteria</p><p> </p><p>We keep all licences under review in the light of changing circumstances in countries of destination for UK arms exports.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-11-26T15:41:58.683Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-26T15:41:58.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Higher Education 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 when they intend to bring forward any legislative proposals, following the current consultation, to give effect to the green paper on higher education <i>Fulfilling our Potential</i>. more like this
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Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
star this property uin HL3661 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s consultation on the higher education green paper, <em>Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice</em>, closes on 15 January 2016. The Government will issue its response No decisions have yet been taken on the proposals in the green paper or how they would be implemented.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2015-12-01T16:42:34.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T16:42:34.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Scottish Power 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 progress has been made towards a resolution of the Scottish Power cashback mis-selling dispute since his meeting in July 2015 with the CEO of the Insolvency Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
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Richard Arkless more like this
star this property uin 16713 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
star this property answer text <p>I have asked my officials to seek an update from Scottish Power on what steps they are taking in this matter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bromsgrove more like this
star this property answering member printed Sajid Javid more like this
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less than 2015-11-25T17:39:56.503Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-25T17:39:56.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sajid Javid more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Arkless more like this
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Refugees: English Language 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 assessment he has made of the effect of withdrawal of ESOL Plus mandated funding on the ability of refugees in the UK to access ESOL courses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
star this property uin 16584 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-24more like thismore than 2015-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The decision to withdraw the 2015/16 ESOL Plus (Mandation) funding was taken in the knowledge that providers could use their adult skills budget to continue to provide ESOL training for jobseekers and therefore mitigate any adverse impact. Our data showed that the numbers of claimants being referred to ESOL Plus (Mandation) provision was significantly lower than originally anticipated.</p><p>Adults who are granted refugee status or humanitarian protection become eligible for skills funding through the adult skills budget, as any other English resident and are not subject to the normal 3 year qualifying period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-11-24T14:14:04.34Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-24T14:14:04.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices 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 apprenticeship starts there have been in each year since 1997. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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James Heappey more like this
star this property uin 16673 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
star this property answer text <p>Table 1 shows the number of Apprenticeship starts in England from the 1997/98 academic year to 2014/15.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Table 1: Apprenticeship Starts, England, 1997/98 to 2014/15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><br></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Academic Year</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Apprenticeship Starts</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td></td><td colspan="2"><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1997/98</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>75,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1998/99</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>118,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1999/00</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>165,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2000/01</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>177,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/02</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>162,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>-</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/03</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>167,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/04</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>193,600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>189,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>175,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>184,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>224,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>239,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>279,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>457,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>520,600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>510,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>440,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>499,900</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p></td><td><p><br></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>1) Data source for 2002/03 onwards is the Individualised Learner Record. Data source from 1997/98 to 2001/02 was the Individualised Student Record, managed by the Further Education Funding Council. Therefore data prior to 2002/03 is not directly comparable to later years.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>2) Data for 2002/03 onwards is available at: <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></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>3) Data prior to 2002/03 are rounded to the nearest thousand.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>4) Data from 2002/03 onwards are rounded to the nearest hundred.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-11-25T11:54:42.943Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-25T11:54:42.943Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Heappey more like this
428745
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices: Taxation 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, whether businesses will be permitted to allocate their apprenticeship-levied funds to small and medium-sized enterprises and other business in their supply chain; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 16690 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-20more like thismore than 2015-11-20
star this property answer text <p>My Rt hon Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer will announce further details of the apprenticeship levy at the Spending Review, including the scope and rate of the levy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-11-20T11:09:32.733Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-20T11:09:32.733Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this