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 Joan Ryan Joan Ryan Labour, Enfield North 4:27 pm, 18th November 2015

My hon. Friend has referred to international experience. I am sure she is aware that investing in the literacy and numeracy of students post-16 is linked to higher productivity in their working lives. Does she therefore agree that the wrong-headed policy of the Government towards further education is threatening our economic success?