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Maria Miller MP at Work Based University Event at BCoT

Geoff French from the Local Enterprise Partnership and Anthony Bravo, BCOT Principal, spoke about the importance of making higher education relevant to the workplace and ensuring that Basingstoke, a key growth area, provides excellent employment opportunities.

350,000 more people in work

Between June and September this year unemployment fell by 37,000 and since last year 350,000 more people now have a full time job.

MARIA MILLER, MP LISTENS TO LOCAL EMPLOYER AECOM

Maria recently met up with Aecom’s Chief Executive for UK and Ireland, Patrick Flaherty and Managing Director John Tubman. Maria said: “I was pleased to hear more about Aecom’s business and the types of work that the 350 people based at the Basingstoke office are involved with.

UK GDP growth

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that between July and September 2016, the British economy grew by 0.5%, meaning our economy has grown by over 1

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS COPPICE SPRING SCHOOL

Maria recently visited Coppice Spring School in Pack Lane, Basingstoke. Coppice Spring is a special school for children aged 11 to 16 with social and emotional needs. Since 2014 it has been an academy sponsored by the Delta Education Trust.