Data on West Midlands CA's Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund (2019-2021)

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Reece Thompson

Dear West Midlands Combined Authority,

Please can you provide data about your institution’s Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund programme in a spreadsheet, as following:

A. Size of Levy Transfer Fund (pooled together across last 2 financial years 2019-2021) – total

B. How much of this Fund was spent in financial year 2019/2020, and how much was spent in financial year 2020/21?

C. No. of levy-paying local firms (including local authorities) which funded the Fund so far, per financial year (2019/20 and 2020/21)

D. No. of SMEs which used the Fund so far for their apprenticeship training, per financial year (2019/20 and 2020/21)

E. No. of apprenticeships funded by the Fund so far, per financial year (2019/20 and 2020/21)

F. No. of advanced manufacturing apprenticeships (Level 3-5 specifically if possible) funded by the Fund so far, per financial year (2019/20 and 2020/21)

G. Can you please clarify what happens to the unspent Fund?

H. Can you please clarify what the role of the LEP(s) in your geography is (if any) in ensuring this Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund programme is successful?

Yours faithfully,

Reece Thompson

Informationofficer, West Midlands Combined Authority

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