Fund single parents to gain FE qualifications and boost economy, says charity

Investing in supporting single parents to get an FE qualification could lift thousands of families out of poverty and boost the economy by up to £670m, a new report claims.

According to Gingerbread, a charity supporting single parents, people who gain a level 3 qualification – equivalent to an A-level – earn more, pay more taxes and need less support from benefits.

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