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Part of Business, Innovation and Skills – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 16th July 2009.

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Photo of Lynda Waltho Lynda Waltho Labour, Stourbridge 10:30 am, 16th July 2009

Recently, there was an announcement of 1,000 new jobs, training places and internships in the west midlands, and young people, their parents and their lecturers in my constituency and in the wider west midlands certainly welcome that. In Dudley, however, we are already suffering the effects of a botched school closure programme and a failure to take up Building Schools for the Future. What future does my hon. Friend foresee for the young people in my constituency if they are to suffer possible cuts alongside that idiosyncratic education policy?

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