Free school breakfasts scheme an uncosted blow to schools, families and children

The Lib Dems have warned that Tory plans to scrap free school lunches, in favour of free breakfasts, is an uncosted scheme that will put pressure on barely managing families and schools, as well as contributing to the issue of childhood obesity. The Conservative manifesto pledges to scrap universal free school lunches for primary school … Continue reading Free school breakfasts scheme an uncosted blow to schools, families and children

Lib Dems will cut youth unemployment

Above: With Courtney from Thatcham, an apprentice at the Thatcham Automotive Academy, which trains youngsters from across the UK for the motor repair and insurance industries. The Liberal Democrats aim to see an extra 100,000 young adults into work through on the job training such as an apprenticeship or full-time education. This week, Nick Clegg outlined a plan which … Continue reading Lib Dems will cut youth unemployment

Flying the Flag for Newbury Business

June 9th, 2014   At Nick Clegg's recent keynote speech in London today Judith Bunting asked what the government could do to further encourage the development of our science, technology and research industries of the M4 Corridor. "These companies are the future," Judith Bunting said. "Their research, development and manufacturing provides the precisely the kind of highly skilled work that is … Continue reading Flying the Flag for Newbury Business