Talent and skills in the UK

04 March 2009

Baroness Greengross (Crossbench) will call attention to the case for maximising the talent and skills available to the nation to ensure its future economic prosperity in a debate this Thursday, 5 March, in the House of Lords

Other Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick (Crossbench); former head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs at the BBC
  • Lord Broers (Crossbench); former President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and former Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University
  • Lord Cotter (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for small businesses and for skills
  • Lord De Mauley (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Baroness Garden of Frognal (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families
  • Lord Puttnam (Labour); Chancellor of the Open University and Chairman of Futurelab, a charity promoting innovation in education
  • Lord Parekh (Labour); political interest in higher education
  • Baroness Wall of New Barnet (Labour); political interest in education and skills
  • Baroness Walmsley (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families
  • Baroness Sharp of Guildford (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Innovation, Universities and Skills
  • Baroness Verma (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Innovation, Universities and Skills
  • Lord Young of Norwood Green (Labour); Parliamentary-Under Secretary of State for Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

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