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Apprentices: Scotland

Question for Treasury

UIN 233584, tabled on 18 March 2019

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his Department next plans to meet with representatives of (a) the Scottish Government and (b) Scottish business to discuss the allocation of funds raised by the apprenticeship levy.

Answered on

21 March 2019

The Treasury meets with the Scottish Government regularly to discuss matters of mutual interest.

The Scottish Government will receive £239 million in 2019-20, which represents a population share of the Apprenticeship Levy forecast. Skills is devolved in Scotland and it is for the Scottish Government to determine how to use this funding.

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