Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill: Committee Stage Report

This is a report of the House of Commons Committee Stage of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill. It complements Research Papers 09/14 and 09/15 prepared for the Commons Second Reading debate.…

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill: apprenticeship and training provisions (Bill 55 2008-09)

This paper is one of two which examine the main proposals of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill 2008-09. It deals with the provisions relating to apprenticeship and training, such as the introduction of a statutory framework for apprenticeships and a right for employees to request time to undertake training. See also Research Paper 09/15.…

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Welfare Reform Bill: social security provisions

This paper is one of two which examine the main proposals of the Welfare Reform Bill 2008-09. It deals with Part 1 of the Bill, which includes provisions to establish a ‘work for your benefit’ scheme for the long-term unemployed, to allow piloting of the ‘personalised conditionality’ regime, and to enable the future abolition of income support. See also Research Paper 09/09.…

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