Brent North is home to the qualification kings

Study shows it has the highest amount of residents with a skill

A constituency in the borough has the highest number of residents with qualifications in the country.

A study carried out by the University and College Union shows that only 1.9 per cent of people living in Brent North do not have a qualification.

The average number in Britain without a qualification is 11.1 and Glasgow North east has the largest number with 35.3.

Kenton, Kingsbury, Sudbury, Alperton and parts of Wembley make up Brent North.

Barry Gardiner has been the constituency’s Labour MP since 1997.

Councillor Mary Arnold (Labour), Brent Council’s lead member for children and families, said: “Brent has good schools and that, combined with hardworking and ambitious young people, means we get some of the best GCSE, A-Level and vocational results in the country and far more students going onto further and higher education than the national average.

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“This achievement also reflects the numbers of residents carrying on with education and training to get qualifications throughout their adulthood.”