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Work and Skills Board

The Work and Skills Board drives delivery of the economic, employment and skills priorities of the City.  It supports the delivery of the three spines of the Community Strategy with a particular emphasis on reaching full potential in education and employment.

The overall function of the Board is to set priorities for the City in relation to employment, skills and enterprise; commission activity, jointly fund projects where appropriate and monitor performance.

It is responsible for:

  • The performance management and overall delivery of economic, employment and skills objectives set out in the Community Strategy.
  • Ensuring that robust linkages are established and maintained between Manchester and sub-regional planning arrangements.
  • Aligning resources and commissioning arrangements between the key agencies.
  • Developing a collective delivery plan for employment and skills priorities and outcomes.

Papers and minutes available upon request.

For more information please contact 

Karin Connell

Email: k.connell@manchester.gov.uk

Work and Skills Partnership (WASP)

The wider Work and Skills Partnership meets quarterly. Its membership also includes training providers, secondary school representatives and Public Health, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Services, Housing and Higher Education representatives.

Papers and minutes available upon request.

For more information please contact

Karin Connell

Email: k.connell@manchester.gov.uk