Vera Foreman, training manager - apprentices, Morrisons

"I’m in favour of a Bakery Academy, but they must listen to members of the industry."

Mike Hollins, tutor, Tameside College

"It’s important that any industry has its own identity. We really endorse it. It’s the way forward. The industry has been in decline and we need to look at what we can do for the future."

Gordon Sibbald, tutor, Leeds Thomas Danby "Further education colleges will all welcome this. It will mean we can start pushing for real qualifications."

Christopher Freeman, director, Dunn’s Bakery

"Either we go with this and make it work, or the government imposes it on us. If the government ends up running things, that will not solve the problem and we will end up worse than we are."