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Women and Equalities
14 February 2019
Volume 654

Apprenticeships and Work: Fair Access

The following is an extract from questions to the Minister for Women and Equalities on 7 February 2019.

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I have spoken about the targeted support available, and whenever I meet apprentices I ask them about their wages and how they travel to work. We are very aware of some of the problems faced by those young people, and as I have said, the railcard for 16 and 17-year-olds is available, and colleges have discretionary bursaries to support them.

[Official Report, 7 February 2019, Vol. 654, c. 402-03.]

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I have spoken about the targeted support available, and whenever I meet apprentices I ask them about their wages and how they travel to work. We are very aware of some of the problems faced by those young people, and as I have said, the railcard for 16 and 17-year-olds will be available in September, and colleges have discretionary bursaries to support them.