The “report stage” in the House of Lords ended last night
Readers must be mindful though that government defeats are easier to achieve in the Lords than in the Commons
Several senior Conservative peers voted against the government last night following fiery exchanges on plans to scrap the majority...
Former Conservative ministers and trade union bosses have both called for retraining rules to be relaxed
Ministers and peers are trying to add in changes on sixth forms, careers advice, and local skills plans
The former education secretary is seeking to amend the Skills Bill to 'oblige' schools to stick to the Baker...
Religious sixth form colleges will also finally be able to academise
The report proposes relaxing rules on equivalent or lower qualifications and giving local leaders more say on skills
A consultation has been launched on the government’s new level 3 qualifications offer, its skills bootcamps programme and how...