Youth Skills Commission


In July 2014 the Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) in association with UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) published the Youth Skills Commission report.

The Youth Skills Commission ran between January and July 2014, and consisted of five briefing sessions and three supplementary dinner discussions exploring the key issues that make up the report. The Commission's report is built upon a framework laid by case studies that contributed to the briefing sessions, including case studies from British Sugar, DHL, HSBC, Marks and Spencer, Mondelez, Nissan, Premier Inns, PwC, QinetiQ, and Rolls-Royce.

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Q & A session with Frances O'Grady and Moira McKerracher

Read the Report

Read the Youth Skills Commission Report, published in July 2014 by the IPT in association with the UK Commission for Employment and Skills

Bridging the Gap?

Find out more about the Youth Skills Commission in this blog covering the launch of the Commission, and podcast with Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and Moira McKerracher, Deputy Director of UKCES.

The Commission's Members

Co-Chairs of the Commission
  • Andrew Jones MP
  • Baroness Prosser OBE
  • Baroness Wall of New Barnet
  • Lord Aberdare
  • Mike Cherry
  • Graham Evans MP
  • Sir Roy Griffiths
  • Moira McKerracher
  • Catherine McKinnell MP
  • Ian Mearns MP
  • Judith Norrington
  • Angela Smith MP
  • Chloe Smith MP
  • Gisela Stuart MP
  • Mike Thornton MP
  • Heather Wheeler MP
  • Professor Alison Wolf