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Paper  3 - 26 January 2001

ASSOCIATION OF HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT LOCAL AUTHORITIES

26 January 2001

LEARNING AND SKILLS COUNCIL FOR HAMPSHIRE AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Report by the Policy Manager

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RECOMMENDATION

That Hilary Chadwick, Executive Director of the Learning and Skills Council for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, be welcomed to the meeting.

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1. The Association discussed the setting-up of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) last June. Members resolved to recognise the importance of close collaboration between the LSC and local authorities.

2. From April 2001 the LSC takes over the planning and public funding of sixth forms, colleges, adult education and work-based training - up to, but not including, higher education. The LSC replaces the Further Education Funding Council and the Training and Enterprise Councils.

3. The LSC for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will be one of 47 arms of the national LSC.

4. The LSC for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will comprise:

* Penny Melville-Brown (Chair), a former Royal Navy Barrister who is currently working with New Deal for Disabled People and the Benefits Agency

* Hilary Chadwick (Executive Director), formerly Operations Director of Hampshire TEC

* Bryan Davies, Board Member of the South East England Development Agency

* Michael Lane, Chairman and Site Director of ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd., Fawley

* Colin Reed, Group Human Resources Manager, Vosper Thorneycroft Ltd, Southampton

* Geoff Glover, Human Resources Manager, Ford Southampton

* Danny Fisher, Managing Director, Yokogawa Marex Ltd, Cowes, Isle of Wight

* Michael Budd, Regional Officer, AEEU

* Dr Roger Brown, Principal, Southampton Institute

* Andrew Seber, Hampshire County Education Officer

* Andrew Lloyd, Chief Executive, Rushmoor Borough Council

* Linda Ovnik, Chief Executive, Island Volunteers, Newport, Isle of Wight

* Simon Defty, Student Liaison Officer, Highbury College, Portsmouth

* Judith Round, Principal, Highbury College, Portsmouth

* Jonathan Cheshire, Chief Executive, Southampton and Forest Head Start.

NICK GOULDER
Policy Manager

Date: 12 January 2001
Annex: 0
Contact: Nick Goulder - 023 8068 8431, E-mail hiowlang@hants.gov.uk

Last update: 22/01/2001
Author: Nick Goulder, Policy Manager

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