Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Skills

Responsibilities

This is not a current government role.

The minister is responsible for:

  • further education
  • adult skills
  • Skills Funding Agency
  • skills strategy
  • lifelong learning
  • informal adult learning
  • apprenticeships
  • UK Commission for Employment and Skills
  • sector skills councils
  • workplace training reforms
  • qualifications reform programme
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP

    • 2012 to 2013
  2. The Rt Hon John Hayes MP

    • 2010 to 2012

Policies

  1. Further education and training

    • 29 October 2014

Announcements

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  1. Careers guidance

    • 10 April 2014
    • Statement to Parliament
  2. National Apprenticeship Week launch

    • 3 March 2014
    • Speech
  3. Technical and vocational education

    • 16 December 2013
    • Statement to Parliament
  4. Ofsted conference 2013

    • 5 September 2013
    • Speech
  5. Traineeships: May 2013 written ministerial statement

    • 18 July 2013
    • Statement to Parliament
  6. Traineeships: July 2013 written ministerial statement

    • 17 July 2013
    • Statement to Parliament
  7. National Careers Council report: launch

    • 27 June 2013
    • Speech
  8. Matthew Hancock speech at recognition event for governors of further education colleges

    • 16 January 2013
    • Speech
  9. Matthew Hancock speech to Association of Colleges conference

    • 20 November 2012
    • Speech
  10. Association of Colleges annual conference 2012

    • 20 November 2012
    • Statement to Parliament