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Divergent skills policy trajectories in England and Scotland after Leitch

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SKOPE Research Paper No. 82, October 2008
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Since its election in 1997, the UK (New) Labour government has consistently argued that national economic success and social justice depends critically upon boosting the supply of skilled, qualified labour. The recent Treasury-sponsored Leitch Review of Skills concluded that ‘skills is the most important lever within our control to create wealth and to reduce social deprivation.’ In doing so, it recommended the adoption of a series of ambitious qualification targets aimed at equipping the UK ...

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Cardiff University
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SKOPE
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Papers
Publication date:
2008-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
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uuid:1643c6e7-5e9c-4a5d-a93e-4301e439eb81
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ora:3977
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English
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