Review launched into Skills Funding Agency

A review been launched into the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) as part of a Government drive to increase transparency and accountability.

John Hayes MP, the Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning,  today announced the review, which will also cover the statutory post of Chief Executive of Skills Funding.

A statement on the BIS website said: “The Government has committed to undertake a regular evaluation of its key delivery bodies, and to radically increase the transparency and accountability of all public services.

“This review will be run in line with the Cabinet Office’s Public Bodies Review Programme.”

A spokesperson for BIS added: “It is part of the Government commitment to undertake a regular evaluation of its key delivery bodies and radically increase the transparency and accountability of all public services.

“It is a largely technical exercise, aimed at ensuring we have arrangements in place which will work effectively for all concerned and maximise the delivery of the Further Education and Skills Agenda.”

The outcome of the review will be announced at a later, as of yet unknown, date.