LSC to be scrapped…

The Government is going to scrap the LSC in plans announced in a White Paper.

The government’s £10.4bn skills agency, the Learning and Skills Council, is to be closed down – with most of the funds to be transferred to local authorities.
The plans have been announced by the government in a White Paper setting out the funding mechanism for the raising of the school leaving age to 18.

Local authorities will now be responsible for commissioning courses and training for older teenagers.

Read the full story on the BBC News website.

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