Decision details

Policy Review - Apprentice and Graduates Schemes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision:


This report presented the final report from the Scrutiny Committee on the Policy Review on the Graduates and Apprentices Schemes for consideration.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


To take account of the findings of the Scrutiny Committee.






(1)     it be noted that the current arrangements for the Apprentice and Graduates schemes are effective, fit for purpose and good value for money;


(2)     officers investigate the possibility of providing an online application form for the Apprentice and Graduates schemes;


(3)     consideration be given to identifying whether there is any additional funding available to invest in the schemes in future years; and


(4)     it be noted that the Scrutiny Committee supports the continuation of the Apprentices and Graduates schemes.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Gary Nelson, Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer) Email:

Report author: Gary Nelson

Publication date: 11/04/2018

Date of decision: 10/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 10/04/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/04/2018

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