Podcast on the rights of UK citizens in the EU: Jon Henley, joined by Jane Golding and Jennifer Rankin discuss the rights of UK citizens living in other EU countries post-Brexit.
Vocational training shake-up: Vocational training will receive an extra £500m a year in a bid to train more skilled workers and boost the economy. Plans will include replacing 13,000 existing qualifications with new more relevant routes linked to gaining employment. The new courses, for 16-19 year olds, will start in the academic year 2019/2020 and, it is hoped, will help Britain compete in the post Brexit era.
Dutch university sees post-Brexit fall in UK students: Maastricht University has seen a 6% decrease in the number of UK students studying there after successive years of increases. However, a survey of independent school head teachers in the UK suggests “record” levels of interest of students wishing to study abroad with 89% of heads saying that pupils were “more attracted to the idea of studying in an overseas university.”
Peers defeat UK government on international student policy: Peers have voted in favour of taking international students out of the UK’s net migration targets, with the amendment being passed by 313 votes to 219.
Government has not assessed the impact of leaving the EU with no deal: David Davis, Brexit secretary, has told a committee of MPs that no new study has been carried out on the overall impact that having no trade deal would have on the economy and businesses.
Britain’s Plan for Brexit: Find out more on the plan Britain has in place with regards to Brexit
Scotland’s Dilemma: Watch as Allan Little asks whether or not Brexit could break up Britain.