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Professor Paul Gregg

Paul is Professor of Economic and Social Policy, and Director of the Centre for Analysis and Social Policy at the University of Bath.

He is currently a member of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) Commission on Youth Employment; the Advisory Group for National Evaluation of Sure Start; the Governing Board of the New Birth Cohort; and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies - Birth Cohort Studies Scientific Committee.

He was seconded to the Department for Work and Pensions from 2008 to 2009 to author the report: ‘Realising Potential: A Vision for Personalised Conditionality and Support’.

He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers, HM Treasury, from 1997 to 2006 where he acted as a technical adviser to officials developing policies to reduce unemployment, welfare reliance and child poverty.

Apprenticeship starts drop by 15 per cent – trouble ahead or a welcome change?

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Apprenticeships are a route to social mobility. Research has shown that apprentices earn more over their working life than those who just do A-levels. And with the six-fold growth of higher apprenticeships since 2010/11 there are more chances than ever …