Gareth Jenkins is the managing director of toolmaking service FSG Tool and Die in Llantrisant, which has trained hundreds of young engineers. He says basic education skills, such as reading, writing and mathematics, are fundamental to success and is imploring schools to get the basics right.
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It'll be brighter today with some lingering blustery showers. This evening it'll be colder under clear skies, with isolated showers.
Gareth Bale put any domestic troubles behind him as he starred in Wales' emphatic 3-0 win over Israel in Haifa.