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No Strings Attached: How community-led devolution would transform England’s skills sector

Local partnerships of councils, colleges and communities could transform post-16 education in England.

This Isn't Working: Reimagining employment support for people facing complex disadvantage

The authors present the case for a new, community-based approach to employment support.