In the 2017 Spring Budget the Government confirmed that it would devolve the Adult Education Budget to the Mayor of London from academic year 2019/20. You can find out more about the Mayor’s plans and actions here (link leaves this site).
The Mayor recognises that London’s skills systems are large and complex and that South London Partnership and the other sub regions are in a stronger position to understand the skills needs of their residents and the demand from sub-regional economies.
We are therefore working closely with the Mayor and his team to help develop the wider London skills system. Read:
- our response to his consultation Draft Skills for Londoners Strategy, in December 2017; and
- our response to his consultation on the Skills for Londoners Framework, in August 2018, that set out proposals for commisisoning devolved AEB funding and aligning ESF.