Skills Minister John Hayes said: “These increases are extremely encouraging and it is testament to the Government’s unwavering commitment to…
Skills Minister John Hayes said:
“These increases are extremely encouraging and it is testament to the Government’s unwavering commitment to apprenticeships. They are at the heart of our skills policy because they equip people with the skills they need for a prosperous future and provide businesses with the expertise they need to grow.
“It is particularly encouraging to see the large number of apprenticeships for younger people.
“At the same time as increasing the number of apprenticeships, I have been relentless in my commitment to quality - striving to ensure that every apprenticeship is as good as the best.”
Notes to editors:
BIS’s online newsroom contains the latest press notices, speeches, as well as video and images for download. It also features an up to date list of BIS press office contacts. See http://www.bis.gov.uk/newsroom for more information.
Notes to Editors
Name BIS Press Office Job Title
Division COI Phone
Name Katie Kilgallen Job Title
Division Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Phone 020 7215 1861 Fax