Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, has backed a call by Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, for the courts to impose the severest-possible penalties against the Oxford gang that exploited young and vulnerable girls.
Following the Home Secretary’s statement to the House of Commons on the case of Abu Qatada, Margot James welcomes moves to reduce the layers of appeal available to foreign criminals fighting deportation.
Margot James questions the Government about what can be done to increase the number of girls choosing a career in engineering.
Evidence was heard from Paul Coxhead, Chief Executive of Logistics Apprenticeship Training Agency in the West Midlands and John Hayes MP, the Minister of State for Further Education.
Evidence was heard from Paula Vennells, Chief Executive, Post Office Ltd, and George Thomson, General Secretary, National Federation of Sub Postmasters.
The Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee met on 26th April to take further evidence on apprenticeships.
Proud of Stourbridge
Margot James has welcomed the Prime Minister’s comments on Dudley’s approach to caring for people with dementia.
Margot James has congratulated Apni Zaroorat Community Network, a community organization in Stourbridge, on receiving £10,000 in funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
Margot James has congratulated Leaps and Bounds Trust Ltd, a Stourbridge community organisation, on receiving £9,800 in funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
Margot James has congratulated Gill Mill Primary School on receiving a grant of £10,000 for their new dance mat games project.
The programme will encourage students to undertake exercise out of school hours and stay healthy.
‘I was delighted to hear about the grant. This is just the latest example of Stourbridge schools being proactive and innovative in order to provide good educational facilities for their students’.