Gillian Keegan was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills at the Department for Education on 14 February 2020.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills

The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • strategy for post-16 education (jointly with Minister of State for Universities)
  • technical education and skills including T Levels and qualifications review
  • apprenticeships including traineeships
  • further education workforce
  • further education provider market including quality and improvement and further education efficiency
  • adult education, including the National Retraining Scheme and basic skills
  • Institutes of Technology and National Colleges
  • reducing the number of young people who are not in education, employment or training
  • careers education, information and guidance including the Careers and Enterprise Company
  • coronavirus (COVID-19) response for further education services
Speaker Details
  • Name

    Gillian Keegan MP

  • Role

    Skills & Apprenticeships Minister

  • Organisation

    HM Government | Department for Education

  • Date

    Monday 26 April

  • Session

    Plenary one | 10:00-11:30