Nick Clegg has today launched the government's National Apprenticeship Week campaign, by criticising the assumptions associated with vocational qualifications.
The Deputy Prime Minister wants to change the 'second division' perception of apprenticeships over academic qualifications.
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A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.
Isolated wintry showers perhaps giving further, mainly slight, snow accumulations inland.