Question Results

Tuesday 17 September 2013

 
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1 AQO 4560/11-15 Mr Gordon Dunne
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning what plans he has to increase the number of apprenticeships in local businesses in North Down.

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2 AQO 4561/11-15 Mr Kieran McCarthy
(APNI - Strangford)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to outline the recent initiatives to address skills issues in the Information and Communication Technology sector.

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3 AQO 4562/11-15 Dr Alasdair McDonnell
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for an update on the second stage of the Study of Teacher Education Infrastructure.

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4 AQO 4563/11-15 Ms Bronwyn McGahan
(SF - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for an update on discussions between his Department and private sector representatives to improve the provision and success of apprenticeship schemes.

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5 AQO 4564/11-15 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline any discussions held with the British Government to ensure that any changes to secondary level qualifications do not prejudice or narrow the opportunity for university places for local students.

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6 AQO 4565/11-15 Mr Phil Flanagan
(SF - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for his assessment of the number of employees currently on zero hour contracts.

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7 AQO 4566/11-15 Mr Thomas Buchanan
(DUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to outline any proposed new initiatives to address ongoing long-term unemployment.

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8 AQO 4567/11-15 Mr Patsy McGlone
(SDLP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for an update on the roll-out of the Community Family Support Programme.

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9 AQO 4568/11-15 Mr William Irwin
(DUP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for his assessment of the implications to his Department of the increase in education participation age in the rest of the UK from 16 to 17 years old and the plans to increase this again to 18 years old in 2015.

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10 AQO 4569/11-15 Mr Ian Milne
(SF - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning to outline the mechanisms in place to ensure that the Steps to Success scheme does not become discredited.

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11 AQO 4570/11-15 Mr Michael McGimpsey
(UUP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for an update on the progress of the second stage of the Study of Teacher Education Infrastructure.

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12 AQO 4571/11-15 Mr Dominic Bradley
(SDLP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for his assessment of the above-inflation increase in postgraduate-taught course fees at Queen's University, Belfast for the incoming year.

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13 AQO 4572/11-15 Mr Paul Girvan
(DUP - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Employment and Learning for his assessment of the impact of the Youth Employment Scheme in South Antrim.

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