This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on financial support for apprentices taking place in Westminster Hall on 8 March 2017. The subject for this debate has been chosen by Kelvin Hopkins MP.Jump to full report >>
• The purpose of this debate is to discuss financial support available to apprentices, after an unsuccessful amendment to the Technical and Further Education Bill 2016-17 in the House of Lords Committee stage debate on 27 February 2017.
• The amendment, tabled by Lord Watson of Invergowie, would have enabled eligible families to receive child benefit for children aged under 20 who are undertaking apprenticeships.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0076
Authors: Andy Powell; Matthew Ward; Jennifer Brown; Susan Hubble