£260m of new money for training! (Apr-09)

In the budget Alistair Darling promised £260m for training and subsidies – is this great news or just spin? Only time will tell what impact this will have but with the skills problem and the number of unemployed growing in the UK the fear is that this is just a drop in the ocean.

Focussed training, can and will make a difference for job opportunities but the real question is whether the government are committed to seeing these policies through in the long-term?

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