Posted on: September 19th, 2013 by admin
This month I was pleased to welcome to Parliament two very impressive young apprentices, Andy Fowler and Brad Hodgeson. Brad works at BAE Systems Warton and is currently the North West Aerospace Apprentice of the Year.
Following the BAE apprentices visit to Parliament I asked Matthew Hancock MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business and Education, “does the Minister agree that driving up the quality of... Read more »
Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by admin
I am pleased to draw attention to Lytham St. Annes based Inenco Group Ltd's involvement in the ‘Trinity Hospice Corporate Challenge’, where companies must turn £50 into as MUCH money as possible for this remarkable, Bispham-based charity.
Following a recent, heart-wrenching visit to Trinity Hospice & Brian House Children’s Hospice, Inenco’s ‘European Team’ have been inspired to go the extra mile and really help this amazing charity to benefit; already they have seen great success, raising almost £150 at Blackpool’s Whyndyke Farm car boot sale on... Read more »
Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by admin
I was delighted this week to attend the re-launch of STOPAIDS – a coalition of over 80 UK-based agencies working since 1986 to secure an effective global response to HIV and AIDS.
Through the work of the UK government, the support of the British public and the work of STOPAIDS, nearly ten million people living with HIV around the world are living full and healthy lives thanks to HIV medicines.
The event,... Read more »
Posted on: August 27th, 2013 by admin
I WAS delighted when I saw new analysis from the Department for Work and Pensions this week which showed private sector employment was at a record high as the economy begins to rebalance.
The research revealed that there are 1.3m more people working in the private sector compared to when the coalition took office – that equates to three new private sector jobs for every one lost in the public sector.
The number of people in work has hit record levels, unemployment is falling and the number... Read more »
Posted on: August 15th, 2013 by admin
THIS week I was delighted to see the Office for National Statistics publish figures which showed inflation was at 2.8 per cent in July, nearly half of its peak of 5.2 per cent.
I think that gives a good indication that the economy is on the mend, and comes on the back of a number of other indicators we have had recently.
However, the Government understands times are still tough for hardworking people and continues to take action to help with the cost of living.
That includes cutting... Read more »