Mon 5 January 2009, The Independent

Poor maths skills cost Britain £2.4bn a year, says study

By Richard Garner
Britain's lack of mathematical skills is costing the taxpayer up to £2.4bn a year, according to a report by a group of financial consultants. The study, by the KPMG Foundation, estimates around seven million adults in the UK have at best the maths ability of a nine-year-old.
Read the original article.
It was published by The Independent, which adheres to the PCC Code