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Skills in the West Midlands Economy

A Black Country Perspective

BCTG Equality and Diversity Conference

Mike Bell, LSC Area Director, Black Country and Staffordshire

Welcome


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Please raise your hands if you wish to commit economic and social suicide

Does it make economic sense to….?


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The Seven Areas of Equality social suicide

  • Ethnicity

  • Gender

  • Disability

  • Age

  • Faith

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Transgender


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West Midlands - Estimated Resident Population social suicide

(16-64) by Ethnic Group (000s)

Source: Office for National Statistics (Resident Population Estimates, mid-2006, experimental statistics)


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Total Population by Gender social suicide

Source: Population Estimates 2007


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Lord Leitch’s Review of Skills and Government Response only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

  • UK doing well, but not well enough by 2020

  • Step change needed in skills levels

  • Public money must focus; private sector must invest

  • Provision should be demand-led

  • Maximise all sources of skills


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Short-term – slowing/reduction in only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleemployment, but demand for skillsMedium-term - growth in employment, and demand for skills

Demand Issues


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Projections of Regional Employment Change only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people2007-2017: by Sector

Source: Working Futures III


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Projections of Regional Employment Change only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people2007-2017: by Sector

Source: Working Futures III


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Regional Workforce by Sector and Age only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people


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West Midlands Employment by Occupation only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

and Gender 2008

Source: Annual Population Survey 2008


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Black Country Net Employment Change 2007-2017 only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

Source: Working Futures III


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Proportion of Sector Workforce that is only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleNon-White in 2007


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Regional Employment Change 2007-2017: only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleNet New Jobs

Source: Working Futures III


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Regional Employment Change 2007-2017: only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleOverall Demand

Source: Working Futures III


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Employment Projections 2004-2014 only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

  • 940,000 replacement jobs across the region

  • 90,000 new jobs (distributed geographically on graph)

Source: LSC/ SSDA Working Futures


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Employment Projections 2007-2017 only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

  • 984,000 replacement jobs across the region

  • 125,000 new jobs (distributed geographically on graph)

Source: Working Futures III


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The quality and availability of skilled only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peoplelabour remains challenging, despite immediate economic circumstances

Supply Issues


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Minority Ethnic Composition of the only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleWest Midlands 2001-2005

Source: ONS Estimated resident population by ethnic group and sex, mid-2005, (experimental statistics)


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Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2007: only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled peopleConcentrations of Deprivation

Source: IMD 2007


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Deprivation within only 50% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people

Black Country


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The Region has the third highest number of SOAs in the most deprived 10% in England

28% of the Black Country’s SOAs in national 10% most deprived

Source: IMD 2004

Source: IMD 2004


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Economic Status of Working Age Populations deprived 10% in England

Source: APS 2007


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Proportion of Pupils Achieving 5 or more deprived 10% in EnglandA*-C Grades 2008 Provisional

England Average

Source: DCFS 2008


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Proportion of Pupils Achieving 5 or more deprived 10% in EnglandA*-C Grades, including Maths and English, 2008 Provisional

England Average

Source: DCFS 2008


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GCSE Attainment of Pupils at the end of deprived 10% in EnglandKey Stage 4 in the West Midlands by Ethnicity 2006/07

All pupils

Source: DCSF


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Proportion of Pupils Achieving 5 or more deprived 10% in EnglandA*-C Grades, including Maths and English, 2007 by Ethnicity

Source: DCSF 2007 – 2008 data not yet available


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Apprenticeships deprived 10% in England

Engineering2% of apprentices are female

4% are from ethnic minority communities

6% have a learning difficulty, disability or health problem

Plumbing2% of apprentices are female2% are from ethnic minority communities7% have a learning difficulty, disability or health problem

Children’s Care, Learning and Development3% of apprentices are male10% are from ethnic minority communities18% have a learning difficulty, disability or health problem


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Post-16 General and Applied A/AS or deprived 10% in EnglandEquivalent Achievement 2008 Provisional

England Average

Source: DCFS 2008


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But surely numbers of young deprived 10% in Englandpeople are declining?Isn’t 70% of the 2014 workforcealready in employment now?Yes – but…


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Working Age Qualification Levels deprived 10% in England

Source: APS 2007


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Net Change in the Working Age Population deprived 10% in England

of the West Midlands between 1981 and 2006

Source: ONS 2006 Mid-year population estimates


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Net Change in Working Age Population deprived 10% in England

West Midlands – 2006-2031

Source: ONS 2006 Mid-year population estimates


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Older Workers are Poorly Represented deprived 10% in Englandin Growth Sectors such as Retail, Hotels and ICT

Source: LFS Spring 2006


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Projected Change in West Midlands deprived 10% in England

Population from 2001 to 2020

Source: Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2006, Socio-demographic

Scenarios for children


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Employment Rates among Minority Ethnic deprived 10% in EnglandGroups are low in the Region

Employment rate of ethnic groups in West Midlands

Source: LFS 2003-2005


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Never mind – we’ll just get our deprived 10% in Englandskilled workforce from other parts of the West Midlands…..or will they?


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Employment Projections 2007-2017 deprived 10% in England

  • 984,000 replacement jobs across the region

  • 125,000 new jobs (distributed geographically on graph)

Source: Working Futures III


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Whichever way you look at it, deprived 10% in Englandwe have a challenge

  • Unemployment - rising

  • Qualifications levels – not rising fast enough

  • Skills levels – too low – not rising fast enough

  • Age/demography – against us if we carry on as before

  • Short-term – Economic Downturn

  • Medium-term - competitive demand/ projected growth


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Maximise deprived 10% in Englandall sources of skills


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