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Publication - Consultation Responses

Consultation on the Scottish Government response to the introduction of the UK Apprenticeship Levy

Published: 14 Nov 2016
Part of:
Economy, Education
ISBN:
9781786525826

Analysis of responses to a consultation on the Scottish Government response to the introduction of the UK Apprenticeship Levy.

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Contents
Consultation on the Scottish Government response to the introduction of the UK Apprenticeship Levy
Annex 3: Tables

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Annex 3: Tables

This section summarises the quantitative information for Questions 1-5.

Question 1: Should the Government's commitment to 30,000 Modern Apprenticeships starts a year by 2020; a) be maintained or b) be increased?

Table A1: Question 1 (including "not answered")

  Number %
Stated and implied "a" 226 60
Stated and implied "b" 99 26
No preference 31 8
Not answered 18 5
  374  

Table A2: Question 1 (excluding "not answered")

  Number %
Stated and implied "a" 226 63
Stated and implied "b" 99 28
No preference 31 9
  356  

Table A3: Question 1, breakdown by sector of respondent (excluding "not answered")

  Stated and implied "a" Stated and implied "b" No preference Total
no % no % no %
Academic and Training Industry 34 54 21 33 8 13 63
Government and NDPB 9 60 4 27 2 13 15
Individuals 31 58 22 42 0 0 53
Local Authorities 14 58 7 29 3 13 24
NHS 9 90 0 0 1 10 10
Private Sector 110 68 37 23 14 9 161
Third Sector 17 74 5 22 1 4 23
Trades Unions 2 29 3 43 2 29 7
  226   99   31   356

Question 2: Should Apprenticeship Levy funding support growth in the number of Graduate Level Apprenticeships in Scotland? a) Yes b) No

Table A4: Question 2 (including "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 281 75
No and implied no 58 16
No preference 16 4
Not answered 19 5
  374  

Table A5: Question 2 (excluding "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 281 79
No and implied no 58 16
No preference 16 5
  355  

Table A6: Question 2, breakdown by sector of respondent (excluding "not answered")

  Yes and implied yes No and implied no No preference Total
num % num % num % %
Academic and Training Industry 50 81 9 15 3 5 62
Government and NDPB 12 80 2 13 1 7 15
Individuals 36 68 16 30 1 2 53
Local Authorities 23 96 0 0 1 4 24
NHS 8 73 2 18 1 9 11
Private Sector 132 82 22 14 7 4 161
Third Sector 14 64 7 32 1 5 22
Trades Unions 6 86 0 0 1 14 7
  281   58   16   355

Table A7: Question 2, breakdown by response to Question 1

  Answer to Q2
Answer to Q1 Yes % No % NP [7] % NA [8] % Total
a) be maintained 185 82 37 16 2 1 2 1 226
b) be increased 73 74 21 21 3 3 2 2 99
No preference 23 74 0 0 8 26 0 0 31
Not answered 0 0 0 0 3 17 15 83 18
Total 281 75 58 16 16 4 19 5 374

Question 3: Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to establish a flexible skills fund to support wider workforce development? a) Yes b) No

Table A8: Question 3 (including "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 283 76
No and implied no 62 17
No preference 15 4
Not answered 14 4
  374  

Table A9: Question 3 (excluding "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 283 79
No and implied no 62 17
No preference 15 4
  360  

Table A10: Question 3, breakdown by sector of respondent (excluding "not answered")

  Yes and implied yes No and implied no No preference Total
num % num % num %
Academic and Training Industry 51 82 7 11 4 6 62
Government and NDPB 11 73 3 20 1 7 15
Individuals 31 58 22 42 0 0 53
Local Authorities 21 88 2 8 1 4 24
NHS 10 91 0 0 1 9 11
Private Sector 131 80 26 16 7 4 164
Third Sector 22 92 1 4 1 4 24
Trades Unions 6 86 1 14 0 0 7
  283   62   15   360

Table A11: Question 3, breakdown by response to Question 1

  Answer to Q3
Answer to Q1 Yes % No % NP % NA % Total
a) be maintained 177 78 41 18 6 3 2 1 226
b) be increased 74 75 21 21 3 3 1 1 99
No preference 27 87 0 0 4 13 0 0 31
Not answered 5 28 0 0 2 11 11 61 18
Total 283 76 62 17 15 4 14 4 374

Question 4: Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to support the expansion of Foundation Apprenticeships? a) Yes b) No

Table A12: Question 4 (including "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 229 61
No and implied no 94 25
No preference 29 8
Not answered 22 6
  374  

Table A13: Question 4 (excluding "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 229 65
No and implied no 94 27
No preference 29 8
  352  

Table A14: Question 4, breakdown by sector of respondent (excluding "not answered")

  Yes and implied yes No and implied no No preference Total
num % num % num %
Academic and Training Industry 36 62 14 24 8 14 58
Government and NDPB 9 60 4 27 2 13 15
Individuals 44 83 9 17 0 0 53
Local Authorities 16 67 8 33 0 0 24
NHS 9 82 2 18 0 0 11
Private Sector 95 59 53 33 13 8 161
Third Sector 17 71 3 13 4 17 24
Trades Unions 3 50 1 17 2 33 6
  229   94   29   352

Table A15: Question 4, breakdown by response to Question 1

  Answer to Q4
Answer to Q1 Yes % No % NP % NA % Total
a) be maintained 143 63 64 28 13 6 6 3 226
b) be increased 60 61 29 29 7 7 3 3 99
No preference 23 74 1 3 7 23 0 0 31
Not answered 3 17 0 0 2 11 13 72 18
Total 229 61 94 25 29 8 22 6 374

Question 5: Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to help unemployed people move into employment, and to help meet the workforce development needs of employers? a) Yes b) No

Table A16: Question 5 (including "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 234 63
No and implied no 100 27
No preference 18 5
Not answered 22 6
  374  

Table A17: Question 5 (excluding "not answered")

  Number %
Yes and implied yes 234 66
No and implied no 100 28
No preference 18 5
  352  

Table A18: Question 5, breakdown by sector of respondent (excluding "not answered")

  Yes and implied yes No and implied no No preference Total
num % num % num %
Academic and Training Industry 39 65 14 23 7 12 60
Government and NDPB 12 80 3 20 0 0 15
Individuals 38 72 15 28 0 0 53
Local Authorities 19 79 5 21 0 0 24
NHS 9 90 1 10 0 0 10
Private Sector 90 57 59 37 10 6 159
Third Sector 22 92 2 8 0 0 24
Trades Unions 5 71 1 14 1 14 7
  234   100   18   352

Table A19: Question 5, breakdown by response to Question 1

  Answer to Q5
Answer to Q1 Yes % No % NP % NA % Total
a) be maintained 143 63 69 31 9 4 5 2 226
b) be increased 67 68 27 27 4 4 1 1 99
No preference 22 71 4 13 5 16 0 0 31
Not answered 2 11 0 0 0 0 16 89 18
Total 234 63 100 27 18 5 22 6 374

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