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Queen's Speech - Lifetime Skills Guarantee

"It is important that people possess skills which are relevant to the labour market. Equally, it is important that people have access to training which will keep their skills up to date. The government clearly recognises these two points with its Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Lifelong Loan Entitlement announced today." Professor Terence Hogarth from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on proposed adult education reforms.


Does the SNP now have a mandate for #Indyref2? Expert comment

"If the UK Government has to resort to the courts to halt the Scottish Parliament from holding a second referendum, that would speak to the weakness of their democratic case for opposing it. We are in uncharted constitutional territory here and it remains to be seen when – rather than if – a new independence referendum is called." Politics expert Dr Alexander Smith explores whether there is now a mandate for a second independence referendum in Scotland.


Labour loses Hartlepool - expert comment

Dr Sinem Hidir, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on Labour's loss in Hartlepool.

Fri 07 May 2021, 12:21 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

Donald Trump still suspended from Twitter - Social media expert comments

Twitter has banned a new account which reposted views and opinions "From the Desk of Donald J Trump." Social media expert Dr Eric Jensen from Warwick Sociology comments.


Re-entry of "Long March 5B" highlights problem of space debris - expert comment

"We need to take action to understand the debris population before the collision risk in certain orbits becomes significant – making them unusable." Professor Don Pollacco comments on the issues highlighted by the re-entry of a Chinese rocket launcher expected this weekend.

Fri 07 May 2021, 11:26 | Tags: Physics, Space, Expert comment, Sciences

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