UK Broker Conference 2012: Education key to economic recovery

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Michael Wilson, former business and economics editor at Sky, told the conference that, in the short term, a recovery looked ‘fairly anaemic’.

He added: “A large part of the problem is long term and the roots of it are in education.”

Mr Wilson said that the UK had relied on the City of London to boost the country’s economy for too long, and claimed it was now time to turn to local enterprises: “We need more partnering between local businesses and schools.”

He questioned whether it was necessary

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