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Scrapping GCSEs at 16 isn’t headline news By Alice Barnard

12th July 2017

Last week, headlines ran ‘Corbyn and Greening clash on skills gap’ after Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, and Education Secretary, Justine Greening, each addressed the British Chambers of Commerce on the subject of ‘skills’. Google the term ‘skills gap’ and in less than a minute you’ll net 429,000 results – that’s almost as many engineers as India produces each…

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