Schools: Careers Advice - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 19th June 2019.

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Photo of Lord Aberdare Lord Aberdare Crossbench 3:07 pm, 19th June 2019

My Lords, one of the Gatsby benchmarks of quality in careers education states that students should have opportunities for personal, face-to-face guidance interviews with fully qualified careers professionals. What are the Government doing to tackle the known shortage of such skilled professionals and the lack of funding available to schools to employ them? Will they consider offering training bursaries for this purpose, for example?