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Basic Skills

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what plans he has to meet the Leitch Review of Skills' objective to eradicate low skills among the adult working age population by 2020. (142683)

We have accepted the very stretching skills ambitions for 2020 that Lord Leitch recommended in his skills review. Our current plans are to publish a full response in early July which will set out the coherent package of measures we will take to meet the ambition.