Former MP, Portsmouth North
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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) when she expects to announce the areas of the United Kingdom in which digital switchover will first take place; (2) what criteria will be used in determining the order in which digital switchover will be introduced in the regions; (3) if she will make a statement on her plans to implement a regional roll out of digital switchover.
What plans she has to increase the take-up of vocational training in schools and colleges.
I, too, welcome the White Paper, which was published this week, especially its promise of new vocational routes to success. I have spent a lifetime encouraging people into engineering. Will the Government give support specifically to women entering into engineering and following that vocational route to success? That would tap an untapped group of people who are central to the country's future.
Former Labour MP for Portsmouth North
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
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Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.
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