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House of Commons Hansard
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30 January 2018
Volume 635

Skills Devolution (England)

The following is an extract from a speech made by the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills during a Westminster Hall debate on Skills Devolution (England) on 23 January 2018.

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T-levels are not in place yet. I wish they were, but they are coming down the road soon. They are part of a consultation. We are also changing completely the approach to careers, and—I am skimming through my notes now—there is the devolution of 25% of the adult education budget. The areas where it is being devolved to have asked for more time, but it will be devolved in 2019-20.

[Official Report, 23 January 2018, Vol. 635, c. 68WH.]

Letter of correction from Anne Milton:

An error has been identified in the speech I made in the Westminster Hall debate on Skills Devolution (England) on 23 January 2018.

The correct response should have been:

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T-levels are not in place yet. I wish they were, but they are coming down the road soon. They are part of a consultation. We are also changing completely the approach to careers, and—I am skimming through my notes now—there is the devolution of 50% of the adult education budget, of which 25% is being devolved to London. The areas where it is being devolved to have asked for more time, but it will be devolved in 2019-20.