Further Education

Part of Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:22 pm on 18th November 2015.

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Photo of Marie Rimmer Marie Rimmer Labour, St Helens South and Whiston 5:22 pm, 18th November 2015

St Helens college has shown good, strong and innovative leadership, but it gets funding now only where there are job opportunities and training. Teachers from my college went to the Liverpool docks, to Dock road, to provide education, at 7 o’clock in the morning, to some 200 Chinese speakers who did not speak English. It was a huge success. There are no bounds to what that college does. It has the inside of a plane to train people in flight hospitality—