Spring Budget 2017

A ‘PEOPLE’ BUDGET

HOLEX Spring Budget 2017 – Representation

This document describes eight of the challenges this country faces and demonstrates how adult education can help resolve these issues. The Autumn Statement 2016 was a mini-budget for infrastructure. The Spring Budget 2017 should be a budget for people. In the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor borrowed to invest in physical capital. In the Spring Budget, the Chancellor should borrow to invest in human capital. HOLEX sets out here 26 recommendations which if adopted would substantially improve the life chances of millions of adults in England and improve productivity and wellbeing.

Link to pdf document (opens as a new webpage)HOLEX March Budget 19012017

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