National Careers Service: Finance:Written question - 71048

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Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
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Asked on: 08 July 2020
Department for Education
National Careers Service: Finance
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Government's policy paper, A plan for jobs, published on 8 July 2020, how the additional £32 million for the National Careers Service will be funded; and whether that funding will be used to encourage STEM career paths.
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Answered by: Gillian Keegan
Answered on: 13 July 2020

HM Treasury will provide £32 million in additional funding to the Department for Education over the next two years. The funding will ensure that 269,000 more people in England will receive impartial and tailored information, advice and guidance to meet their individual needs and circumstances within the context of current economic circumstances.

The careers advice provided will draw on labour market trends and growth areas including opportunities available in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers.

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