Apprentices: Digital Technology:Written question - 58224

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Asked on: 19 December 2016
Department for Education
Apprentices: Digital Technology
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding will be available through the digital apprenticeship service in (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19 and (c) 2019-20.
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Answered by: Robert Halfon
Answered on: 09 January 2017

The apprenticeship levy will raise £2.8 billion a year across the UK by 2020

Through the levy, we will be investing £2.5 billion a year in England on apprenticeships by 2020

The table below provides the latest provisional figures for apprenticeships budgets (excluding non-participation budgets, Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) and Employer Ownership Pilot (EOP).

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Department for Education, £m

2,010

2,231

2,450

Funds will be available to levy payers through the digital apprenticeship service depending on their levy payment and their workforce who are resident in England.

Funding for the devolved administrations has also been announced: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-agrees-apprenticeship-levy-funding-deal-with-devolved-administrations

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