Labour MP Catherine McKinnell has proposed a Ten Minute Rule Bill requiring “successful bidders for high-value public contracts to demonstrate a firm commitment to skills training and apprenticeships”.
Introducing the bill on 14 September 2010 Ms McKinnell said expanding access to apprenticeships can “create a more tailor-made training system where employers, who know their industries better than anyone, identify the skills that are needed and train their apprentices to suit it”.
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The North East Apprenticeship Company now works with closely with Catherine by supplying and apprentice to her constituency office.
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