Localised approach needed to prevent ‘skills drain’
MORE power should be given to the North over skills strategy, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR North.
The report argues that a more localised approach would boost the economy nationwide and allow people to maintain their local roots, preventing a northern ‘skills drain’.
IPPR claims the North of England has a higher percentage of its adult population with no qualifications - three million - than the English average. There are over 3 million people of working age in the North with no qualif... For the full story register now for free or login below...