Compulsory maths classes won’t cure stagnant growth


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Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Daily Telegraph

In the Media

Professor Len Shackleton writes for CapX

Matthew Lesh writes for City AM

IEA Director of Public Policy and Communications Matthew Lesh has written for City AM on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plan to extend compulsory maths education until 18. Commenting on the scale of our economic woes, Matthew wrote:

“The UK has some of the world’s top universities, a record-high number of graduates, and impressive scientists. But none of that matters when a housing shortage prevents those skilled graduates from living in cities where they would be most productive. Nor does having top scientists matter when they cannot build successful companies – because of a shortage of laboratory space or barriers caused by red tape.”

Read the full piece here.