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Apprentices

Question for Department for Education

UIN 53244, tabled on 16 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much has been spent from the public purse on apprenticeships per capita in (a) St Helens North constituency, (b) Merseyside, (c) the North West and (d) the UK in each year since 2010.

Answered on

21 November 2016

The total funding provided to support apprenticeships in England is published in our annual funding statement here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skills-funding-agency-annual-report-and-accounts-2015-to-2016

We do not hold the relevant data centrally to provide details of per capita apprenticeship spend as requested. However, the latest data on apprenticeship starts by constituency and region can be found in the supplementary tables accompanying the Statistical First Release SFA/SFR36, published on 17 November 2016: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/570129/learner-participation-outcomes-and-level-of-highest-qualification-data-tables-November16.xls

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