Level up basic skills to 'build back better,' says CPP

By Ann McGauran | 08 April 2021

Levelling up basic skills could boost employment by up to 302,000 in the most deprived local authorities, according to new analysis by the Centre for Progressive Policy (CPP).

CPP estimates employment in England would be up to 573,000 higher if the share of the local working age population without any formal qualifications was reduced in every area to the rate seen in the top 10% of local authorities.

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