All this week we have been marking National Apprenticeship Week, which is really important in raising awareness of apprenticeships not just among young people (and some older workers) but also among employers.
It may seem as though the debate over where London’s next airport runway should be does not have much immediate relevance for businesses in Kent, but a presentation by Heathrow at the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce in Ashford revealed that businesses based here have strong views.
This month has seen World Cancer Day, which is used to raise the profile of the effects of the various forms of this terrible disease. I have been looking at how Ashford performs in various ways of helping to prevent cancer.
This week Damian Green signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to ed
One of my most useful recent meetings was with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, Matthew Scott, whose role is to set the policing priorities for the county, and then hold the Chief Constable to account for meeting them.
Clearly the health service has remained the main political talking point both locally and nationally over recent days, and I had a very instructive time at the William Harvey hospital at the end of last week.
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