Register Interest

The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP

Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills,
Department for Education (DfE)

Anne Milton was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Education on 12 June 2017. She was elected as MP for Guildford (revised boundary) in 2010. Anne was appointed to the Health Select Committee, serving until December 2006, following her appointment as Shadow Minister for Tourism. In summer 2007 David Cameron appointed her Shadow Minister for Health. Between 2010 and 2012 she served as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Public Health), Department of Health and was appointed to the government as a whip with responsibility for HM Treasury and HM Household.

  • Assessing the progress of the apprenticeship reforms in growing the number of quality apprenticeships, and reflecting on how apprenticeship uptake can be expanded further up to and beyond 2020
  • Analysing the role of apprenticeships in expanding social mobility and enhancing skill development to meet the evolving needs of employers
  • Collaborating with employers and providers to expand capacity and review how the Apprenticeship Levy and wider reforms are able to meet the needs of different sectors and regions
  • Outlining the government’s new package of up to £450m to expand the ability for levy paying employers to transfer their levy funds to other employers, to support investment in training