Further Education

Part of Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:27 pm on 18th November 2015.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Shadow Secretary of State for Education 4:27 pm, 18th November 2015

No. I am going to make some progress.

High-wage, highly skilled and more productive economies have high levels of attainment and investment in 16-to-19 education. International evidence tells us that investing in the literacy and numeracy of students in post-16 education is directly linked to higher productivity, and research shows that the economic returns from investing in 16-to-19 education exceed £20 for every £1 spent.