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    BREAKING NEWS: Skills Commission issues report calling for strategic skills funding decisions for devolution

    BREAKING NEWS: Skills Commission issues report calling for strategic skills funding decisions for devolution

    The Skills Commission is today calling for devolution funding to be based on an area’s ambition and need, not just population or business size, to ensure devolved areas can fill the skills gap.

    Lord David Blunkett, Barry Sheerman MP, Dame Ruth Silver and Neil Bates, Principal and CEO of the UK’s first college of advanced technology, have come together with the Skills Commission to launch its new report Going Places: innovation in further education and skills in the Houses of Parliament on 8th December.

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    Introducing... the Brexit Policy Series

    Policy Connect is leading the policy conversation across Westminster in the wake of the Brexit vote this summer. We have a series of events planned throughout Autumn and Winter 2016, with further topics being secured for 2017. Current planned events include:A Sustainable FutureBrexit, Education & Skills Design & BrexitHealth & Brexit 

     

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    'A healthier life for all' publication launches in Parliament

    The All-Party Parliamentary Health Group has, in partnership with the Health Foundation, launched its latest publication A healthier life for all: a case for cross-government action in Parliament.

    The essays conclude that addressing the wider determinants of health is critical to ensuring the prosperity and wellbeing of British society as well as easing pressure on the NHS.

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    Warmer & Greener by the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum

    The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum has launched its next report in Parliament. Warmer & Greener: a guide to the future of domestic energy efficiency policy is a detailed insight into the future of domestic energy efficiency, calling on local authorities, national government and businesses in the housebuilding sector to act upon its recommendations.

    This comes after a 9 month inquiry which included several evidence giving sessions and evidence gathering exercises.

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    Cutting costs and saving resources in the supply chain

    The All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG) has successfully launched its latest influential publication Link to Link: Driving Resource Efficiency across Supply Chains. The report is a collection of expert essays that cover each stage of the supply chain, sponsored by WRc, GJF Fabrications and SUEZ. 

    The list of contributors include influential experts from SUEZ, GJF Fabrications, the University of Northampton, WRc, Feed-back, Northampton Business School, WRAP, the Knowledge Transfer Network, Eunomia Research & Consulting, Royal Holloway University of London and Greenclick.

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