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More than a third of adults in the UK do not have the equivalent of a basic school-leaving certificate; 6.8 million people have serious problems with numbers and 5 million people are not functionally literate.
Lord Leitch was asked to look at the UK’s future skills needs for 2020. He published his final report in December 2006. This document sets out how the Government will implement Lord Leitch’s recommendations in England.