Apprentices: Taxation:Written question - 285272

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Asked on: 02 September 2019
Department for Education
Apprentices: Taxation
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the value of apprenticeship levy funds expiring from employers' accounts was in July 2019; and what plans the Government has for those funds.
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Answered by: Mrs Kemi Badenoch
Answered on: 05 September 2019

The amount of funds expiring in employers’ digital apprenticeship service accounts in July 2019 was £44 million, and in August 2019 it was £52 million.

As well as funding apprenticeships in levy-paying employers, levy contributions are also used to fund training for existing apprenticeship learners and new apprenticeships in employers that do not pay the levy. We do not anticipate that all employers who pay the levy will need or want to use all the funds in their accounts, though they are able to do this if they wish.

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