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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Secondary Education: Assessments 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 Education, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of the requirement that all 16 to 18-year-old students who have not yet achieved a grade four while at secondary school resit those exams. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
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Neil O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 257540 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>We know students who leave school with a good grasp of English and maths increase their chances of securing a job or going on to further education.</p><p>Since August 2014, students who left key stage 4 without a GCSE grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in English and/or maths were required to continue studying these subjects as part of their 16-19 study programme. From August 2019, students starting a new or continuing an existing study programme with a GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or below can study towards a pass in Functional Skills level 2 or they can still study towards a GCSE grade 4 to 9. Those with a grade 3 (or equivalent) must still study GCSE only. Providers have the freedom to determine when a student is ready to re-sit or take an examination.</p><p>The department has not made estimates of the costs to providers or the number of full-time teachers required to deliver specific examinations. Rather, 16-19 education providers are funded for the overall study programmes that students take. These programmes include the provision of maths and English, where required. In 2015, we committed to maintaining the 16-19 funding base rate at current levels until 2020.</p><p>In addition to regular study programme funding of which maths and English provision is a part, we have made a number of commitments to improve the quality of teaching and learning in further education (FE) providers. Since 2013-14 we have invested over £140 million in FE teachers and leaders, including for workforce development through the independent Education and Training Foundation. We are also investing over £50 million to help FE providers improve basic maths teaching.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257541 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T15:05:59.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:05:59.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4679
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this
1128279
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Secondary Education: Assessments 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 Education, what estimate he has made of the number of full-time equivalent teachers required to ensure that 16 to 18-year-old students who have not yet achieved a grade four at secondary school resit those exams. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
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Neil O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 257541 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>We know students who leave school with a good grasp of English and maths increase their chances of securing a job or going on to further education.</p><p>Since August 2014, students who left key stage 4 without a GCSE grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in English and/or maths were required to continue studying these subjects as part of their 16-19 study programme. From August 2019, students starting a new or continuing an existing study programme with a GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or below can study towards a pass in Functional Skills level 2 or they can still study towards a GCSE grade 4 to 9. Those with a grade 3 (or equivalent) must still study GCSE only. Providers have the freedom to determine when a student is ready to re-sit or take an examination.</p><p>The department has not made estimates of the costs to providers or the number of full-time teachers required to deliver specific examinations. Rather, 16-19 education providers are funded for the overall study programmes that students take. These programmes include the provision of maths and English, where required. In 2015, we committed to maintaining the 16-19 funding base rate at current levels until 2020.</p><p>In addition to regular study programme funding of which maths and English provision is a part, we have made a number of commitments to improve the quality of teaching and learning in further education (FE) providers. Since 2013-14 we have invested over £140 million in FE teachers and leaders, including for workforce development through the independent Education and Training Foundation. We are also investing over £50 million to help FE providers improve basic maths teaching.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257540 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T15:05:59.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:05:59.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4679
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this
1128435
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Hadlow College 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 Education, with reference to the insolvency of Hadlow College, what discussions (a) he and (b) the Education and Skills Funding Agency has had with (i) staff and (ii) student representatives at Hadlow College on protecting learner provision for existing students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 257649 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Students are at the heart of the new education administration regime: its primary objective is to avoid or minimise disruption to the studies of existing students.</p><p> </p><p>During the education administration, Hadlow College will continue to operate as usual and communications with students and staff have been a priority. The administrators have led communications with staff, including briefing sessions, a letter to all staff and a meeting with the University and College Union.</p><p> </p><p>We understand from administrators that there are no student representatives other than the student governors. Therefore, in discussion with college management, the administrators have decided to communicate to students mostly through teachers as it was felt that this approach was least disruptive. College staff have been actively encouraged to update and answer questions from their students. The college also wrote to existing students, parents and guardians and prospective students to assure them that classes, exams and enrolments are continuing as normal. Students have been encouraged to submit queries either directly to the college communications team or via their teachers.</p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, we established a panel of insolvency practitioners to work on further education (FE) insolvencies, following a procurement process which, among other things, looked at FE sector experience. The firm appointed for Hadlow College’s insolvency is BDO, which has experience of the FE sector. Additionally, the administrators can draw on a wide range of other education expertise, including governors and staff at the college, the FE Commissioner’s team and the wider sector.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257650 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T15:47:49.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T15:47:49.64Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
1128436
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Hadlow College 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 Education, with reference to the insolvency of Hadlow College, what steps he will take to ensure that the education administrator appointed will have a broad knowledge of the further education sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 257650 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Students are at the heart of the new education administration regime: its primary objective is to avoid or minimise disruption to the studies of existing students.</p><p> </p><p>During the education administration, Hadlow College will continue to operate as usual and communications with students and staff have been a priority. The administrators have led communications with staff, including briefing sessions, a letter to all staff and a meeting with the University and College Union.</p><p> </p><p>We understand from administrators that there are no student representatives other than the student governors. Therefore, in discussion with college management, the administrators have decided to communicate to students mostly through teachers as it was felt that this approach was least disruptive. College staff have been actively encouraged to update and answer questions from their students. The college also wrote to existing students, parents and guardians and prospective students to assure them that classes, exams and enrolments are continuing as normal. Students have been encouraged to submit queries either directly to the college communications team or via their teachers.</p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, we established a panel of insolvency practitioners to work on further education (FE) insolvencies, following a procurement process which, among other things, looked at FE sector experience. The firm appointed for Hadlow College’s insolvency is BDO, which has experience of the FE sector. Additionally, the administrators can draw on a wide range of other education expertise, including governors and staff at the college, the FE Commissioner’s team and the wider sector.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257649 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T15:47:49.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T15:47:49.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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465
unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
1128453
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Disadvantaged 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 Education, whether he plans to introduce a student premium modelled on the pupil premium for full-time students aged 16 to 19 as recommended by the Social Mobility Commission. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol South more like this
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Karin Smyth more like this
star this property uin 257771 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The department already provides additional funding for 16 to 19 providers so that they can attract, retain and support disadvantaged students. Over £500 million has been allocated through the 16 to 19 funding formula for this disadvantage funding in the current academic year. We will keep 16 to 19 funding rates and arrangements, including support for disadvantaged students, under consideration in the lead-up to the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-10T14:59:59.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T14:59:59.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4444
unstar this property label Biography information for Karin Smyth more like this
1128454
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Adult Education: Finance 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 Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for community learning services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Great Grimsby more like this
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Melanie Onn more like this
star this property uin 257772 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>As a department, we are considering adult skills, which includes community learning, as part of the adult education budget and are looking carefully at further education funding. We recognise that some of the key areas of funding have not kept up with costs and we will continue to look carefully at these issues in preparation for the next Spending Review and in light of the recommendations of the Post-18 Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:37:45.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:37:45.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4464
unstar this property label Biography information for Melanie Onn more like this
1128487
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Educational Institutions: South Yorkshire 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 Education, how many official visits (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department made to educational facilities in (i) Barnsley and (ii) South Yorkshire in each year since their respective appointments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 257802 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, visited Bentley Youth Hub in Doncaster in July 2018. In my role as Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, I visited the National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster in June 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-10T14:41:56.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T14:41:56.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4607
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
1128517
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Adult Education: Finance 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 Education, what assessment his Department has of the effect of people accessing the adult education budget on employment outcomes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 257779 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Government funding for adult skills provision is prioritised where its impact is greatest, focussing on young adults, those with low skills and unemployed people who are actively seeking work. The principal purpose of the adult education budget is to help adults aged 19 and over get the skills and learning they need to equip them for work, an apprenticeship or further learning.</p><p>There are many benefits to gaining a further education qualification, including an increase in earnings, an increase in the chance of being employed and a reduced chance of claiming benefits. These are highlighted in the report ‘Estimation of the labour market returns to qualifications gained in English further education’, particularly on page 12. This report can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-education-comparing-labour-market-economic-benefits-from-qualifications-gained" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-education-comparing-labour-market-economic-benefits-from-qualifications-gained</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-10T13:37:26.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T13:37:26.47Z
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1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4478
unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1128519
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Loans 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 Education, what information his Department holds on the socio-economic characteristics of people who have applied for Advanced Learner Loans in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 257780 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Data published by the Student Loans Company for the full 2017/18 academic year shows that 70% of recipients of Advanced Learner Loans were female. In total, 23% were aged 19 to 23, 28% were aged 24 to 30, 29% were aged 31 to 40, 15% were aged 41 to 50 and 5% were aged 50 or over. This data is available at the following link - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-further-education-and-skills" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fe-data-library-further-education-and-skills</a>.</p><p>Data published by the Student Loans Company in March 2019 for August to January in the 2018/19 academic year shows that 93% of applicants declared themselves to be UK-domiciled.</p><p>This data is available at the following link - <a href="https://www.slc.co.uk/media/10220/slcosp022019.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.slc.co.uk/media/10220/slcosp022019.pdf</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-10T14:49:07.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T14:49:07.293Z
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1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4478
unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1128834
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Free School Meals 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 Education, what proportion of apprenticeship starters were eligible for free school meals in (a) Ashfield constituency, (b) Nottinghamshire and (c) England in each quarter of each academic year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 259156 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>Information on the proportion of apprenticeship starters who were eligible for free school meals is not held in the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>We publish data on apprenticeship starts with various breakdowns by level, local authority and parliamentary constituency in the apprenticeships geography and sector subject area tool of the apprenticeships data library. This can be found at:</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> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 259158 more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T16:40:26.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T16:40:26.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this