Basic Skills

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th May 2018.

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Photo of Thelma Walker Thelma Walker Labour, Colne Valley 12:00 am, 14th May 2018

When I met representatives of businesses in my constituency, they told me that many apprentices are missing core skills such as English and maths. What plans does the Minister have to address these concerns without placing additional pressure on young people through yet more testing?