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Apprentices: Taxation

Question for Department for Education

UIN 31426, tabled on 18 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will enable apprenticeship levy costs to be temporarily used to fund existing staff wages in addition to training during the time restrictions imposed due to the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

31 March 2020

We are developing guidance in partnership with the sector to support all parts of the apprenticeship system in response to the Covid-19 outbreak which is consistent with advice issued by Public Heath England. The specifics on this will follow as soon as possible.

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