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Nick Clegg backs new HS2 college for South Yorkshire

Nick Clegg backs new HS2 college for South Yorkshire

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, is supporting a bid to secure a new college in the region that would help train young people to help build the planned HS2 high speed rail line. A bid from Doncaster, within the Sheffield City Region, has been shortlisted by the Government as one of four […]

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Call for Council to back 2,000,000 apprenticeship target

Call for Council to back 2,000,000 apprenticeship target

Sheffield City Council will face calls to endorse the Government’s two million apprenticeship target in a key Council meeting next week. The calls follow the announcement in the 2014 Queen’s Speech as part of a new drive to support young people into work. Liberal Democrat councillors will push for Labour-run Sheffield City Council to back […]

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Nick Clegg MP writes: Sheffield’s on the move, shout about it!

Nick Clegg MP writes: Sheffield’s on the move, shout about it!

It’s nearly four years since the Liberal Democrats put the needs of the country before narrow party political interests and entered into the Coalition Government. 2010 may be a distant memory, but our country was in the midst of an economic crisis created, in part at least, by the irresponsible actions of the Labour Government. […]

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New apprentices give a £10,750,000 boost to Sheffield businesses

New apprentices give a £10,750,000 boost to Sheffield businesses

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, is calling for more local businesses to take on an apprentice, after new research revealed the extent of the benefits involved. Every time a local company hires an apprentice, their bottom line gets an average boost of £1,972. This happens immediately, while the apprentice is being trained, […]

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Sheffielders demand answers on Labour plan to scrap 3,200 local apprenticeships

Sheffielders demand answers on Labour plan to scrap 3,200 local apprenticeships

Local councillors have urged Labour politicians to drop plans to scrap 3,200 apprentices across Sheffield as they face a crucial council vote next week. Sheffield’s Full Council is set to debate plans next week unveiled by an internal Labour Party document, which indicated the Party could scrap Level Two apprenticeships if elected to Government. Roughly 3,200 […]

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