The UK faces major challenges from the COVID-19 crisis and leaving the EU Single Market. Ramping up investment in the digital economy, the service sector, green infrastructure and adult skills would strengthen the recovery and boost productivity and environmental sustainability.
This UK country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as policies impacting income distribution.
It will be important for the United Kingdom to continue efforts to set priorities that build on and are aligned to the decentralised system approach, and to continue improving access and efficiency of funding in tertiary education.
Despite significant increases in spending on child care and education during the last decade, PISA scores suggest that educational performance remains static, uneven and strongly related to parents’ income and background.
This document sets out when the United Kingdom joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.