The Education Secretary said colleges like Scarborough UTC are key to achieving a brighter and better future for young people. Justine Greening officially opened the campus on (Thursday January 19), before taking a tour of its facilities.
The New Year is a time to reflect on what has passed and to look ahead to the opportunities to come. And this year, as I consider all that 2017 has in store, I believe those opportunities are greater than ever.
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.