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Departmental Higher Education

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many staff in his Department undertook courses funded by the Department for (a) undergraduate degrees, (b) postgraduate degrees or diplomas, (c) Masters degrees, (d) MBA degrees and (e) PhD degrees in the last 12 months, broken down by pay band. (242141)

Cabinet Office is committed to life-long learning for all its employees and supports individuals who want to study for recognised qualifications. Individual management units decide on levels of support for their staff who undertake study for qualifications.

Information on the number of staff who are funded is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.