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.


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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.”

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