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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-06665: Finnie, John (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 27 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how Skills Development Scotland’s decision to withdraw funding for apprentice subsistence costs will impact on (a) the maritime skills base and (b) maritime colleges.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 7 February 2017

SDS has not withdrawn funding for subsistence costs from all providers, including further education colleges. Travel and Subsistence funding is incorporated into increased funding contribution rates for Modern Apprenticeships.