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BBC: Skill investment "key to future"


Thu Feb 12 2009


(BBC, Feb 12, 2009) A report by MPs on the impact of global markets on Wales says more needs to be done to improve skills. The Welsh affairs committee highlights what it describes as "existing skills gaps", particularly in science. The MPs say both the UK and assembly governments need to work with the higher education sector on the issue. The committee chairman, Aberavon MP Hywel Francis, said improving skills must be a priority for long-term growth and prosperity in Wales. "The economic climate has changed significantly since the committee began this inquiry into globalisation over two years ago," said Dr Francis. (Read the entire article.)

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