Mr Goodwill has welcomed the news that unemployment across the UK remains at the joint lowest rate for over a decade – down nearly 900,000 since 2010 – according to the latest set of labour market figures out today, with 188,000 more people back in work in Yorkshire and Humber since 2010.
During Robert’s visit he learned more about the national pharmacy flu vaccination service. The service aims to make it easier than ever to get a flu jab and to increase the number of, ‘at risk’, people across England being protected from ill health over the winter months.
Mr Goodwill met with David Brown, Chief Executive at Transport for the North (TfN) to discuss plans for future investment in Scarborough and Whitby as well as recently submitted proposal to the Department for Transport to become a statutory Sub-national Transport Body.
On Stand Up to Bullying day and ahead of a House of Comments debate on online abuse, local member of parliament Mr Goodwill showed his support for keeping children safe online. Hosted by Mims Davies MP, Internet Matters held a Parliamentary drop-in to show how industry is tackling this important issue.
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