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How can Labour focus on the skills agenda to deliver both growth and social mobility?

Oct 2, 2012
Oct 2, 2012
Oxford Street , Array
Manchester, M1 5AN United Kingdom

An invitation-only roundtable discussion at Labour Party Conference with senior figures present from across a wide range of sectors

  • Andrew Adonis chair of Labour’s Industrial Review
  • Shabana Mahmood MP shadow higher education minister
  • Martin Bean Vice-Chancellor, The Open University
  • Mary Riddell (chair) Columnist, The Daily Telegraph


The aim of the event is to discuss in detail whether upskilling via part-time and distance learning can help stimulate economic growth and what industry and HEIs can do to help deliver those solutions. In particular, there will be a focus on how the Labour Party can promote the skills agenda whilst promoting social mobility and ensuring access to education for all.

Ticket by invitation only. Please email office@progressonline.org.uk for more information.



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