Time for a change (again)?

By Michael Burton | 01 December 2021
  • Michael Burton

Levelling up secretary Michael Gove’s hints that local enterprise partnerships are ‘under review’ reminds Michael Burton of how governments cannot resist the temptation to reorganise

Does anyone remember the Learning and Skills Council? It was launched in a fanfare of publicity in 2001 by the then Labour Government to run post-16 further education and training and its head was a former county council chief executive. The council replaced 72 training and enterprise councils and the Further Education Funding Council.

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