A businessman who has run a successful Newark firm for more than three decades says schools need to provide pupils with the right skill sets for the world of work.
A successful businessman who rose to become chief executive of a construction, engineering and manufacturing group wants children to be enthusiastic about the opportunities available to them.
It has been widely reported in the media that Newark & Sherwood district has poor levels of social mobility, as measured (and it is difficult to do so meaningfully) by the Social Mobility Commission.
An entrepreneur who started out by selling sweets in the playground says schools need to do more to encourage young businesspeople.
The MP for Newark, Mr Robert Jenrick, recognised that social mobility and levels of aspiration were not high enough in Newark.
The State Of The Nation report that ranked Newark and Sherwood one of the worst places to live for people from disadvantaged backgrounds has uncovered a stark picture of under-investment in young people.