Archive | February, 2008

Developing skills and expanding Apprenticeships

14. February 2008

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In this rapidly changing world, Britain will only succeed if we develop the skills of our people in Hull West and Hessle and the rest of the UK. Apprenticeships have a key role to play in this so I was very interested to see what was in the Apprenticeship Review – published this week. It [...]

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Heroes of the Second World War to get new award

14. February 2008

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Women’s Land Army and Women’s Timber Corps Veterans to receive badge of acknowledgment. During the dark days of the Second World War, thousands of women worked hard to provide food and timber for the nation. So I was delighted to hear from Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he [...]

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