About the Skills Commission

The Future-Ready Skills Commission is an independent Commission made up of experts and leading thinkers from business, education, local government and think tanks. The Commission is chaired by Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leader of Bradford Council. It is supported by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

The Commission will explore how greater devolution can create a skills system that responds to the need of local economies. Ensuring that people are properly equipped for the jobs of the 21st century.

The Commission will focus on post-16 education through to adult skills and career development.