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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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Record growth in jobs sees more people in Yorkshire in work

Record growth in jobs sees more people in Yorkshire in work

Local Liberal Democrats have welcomed the latest statistics released by the Office of National Statistics, which show a record growth in the number of people finding work. As a result there has been an increase of 36,000 people in work in Yorkshire and Humber. The new figures show that a record-breaking 345,000 people found work […]

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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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Liberal Democrats launch manifesto to cut waste, create jobs and save Sheffield libraries

Sheffield Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto for the 2014 local elections with a campaign to save sixteen threatened libraries. Under plans agreed by Labour-run Sheffield City Council as many as sixteen community libraries could close across the city. The proposals have proved controversial for Labour leaders of the Council who have faced criticism for […]

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Statistics confirm record high for Sheffield jobs

Statistics confirm record high for Sheffield jobs

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, has welcomed news from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) that Sheffield has a record number of people in a job. Since 2010 there has been an increase of 21,000 people in employment. Latest figures show there are now 274,100 people with a job in Sheffield in […]

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