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Part of Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day] — Tax Fairness – in the House of Commons at 6:03 pm on 12th March 2013.

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Photo of Fiona Mactaggart Fiona Mactaggart Labour, Slough 6:03 pm, 12th March 2013

I have had the privilege of visiting the set-up at Thurrock, but there was one thing that I really missed. Under the former future jobs fund, the Royal Opera House created a programme that went wider than the apprenticeships as a way of bringing in young people to learn the skills that the hon. Lady is describing. It had a wonderful group of young people studying there as a result of that scheme but, sadly, it is no longer available to young people who would like to learn about working at the Royal Opera House.