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Political Supper

The sold-out Political Supper, on Friday 12th October heard the Rt Hon Sam Gyimah, Minister of State (Universities and Science) give an update on the challenges and successes of the Government, following a positive Party Conference.

 

Apprenticeships

Since 2010 Conservatives in Government have focused on increasing opportunities for young people. A key part of this is helping people take up apprenticeships within industry. Within Bedford alone 5500 apprenticeship starts have taken place since 2010.  

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.