Skills that Businesses Need: Equipping Students

Part of Education – in the House of Commons on 6th September 2021.

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Photo of Kate Green Kate Green Shadow Secretary of State for Education

But today’s Institute for Fiscal Studies report shows that two in five children did not even get minimum learning time during covid school closures, half a million left school this summer having received no catch-up support whatsoever, and the Government are funding just 10% of what Sir Kevan Collins says is needed for recovery. Will the Government finally adopt Labour’s children’s recovery plan? When we say we will invest in the skills young people and employers need, we really mean it.