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Apprenticeships are a great option

This week marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week. During the week businesses across the UK will be spreading the word about the benefits of apprenticeships for learners and businesses alike.

This scandal must never be allowed to happen again

During my week in Parliament I have been working very closely with my colleagues on the recent allegations surrounding Oxfam’s conduct in Haiti and about safeguarding policies more generally within international development organisations. 

Glad to hear that Zimbabwe will be holding a free and fair election soon

I met with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, the right honourable Sajid Javid to thank him and the Government for their continued support of Southend and the £15 million investment which will help build approximately 1,300 homes, crucially including a minimum o

New measures to help first time buyers get on the housing ladder

This is the time of year when many of us set ourselves goals and one of those for many is to buy their first home.  Unfortunately, it has become much harder for young people to achieve this goal.  This is why I am pleased that the Government has decided to tackle this significant issue.