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Basingstoke’s MP calls for more Public Legal Education

Basingstoke’s MP, Maria Miller called on the Solicitor General to ensure that members of the public have better understanding of the law, during a debate on “Public Legal Education” secured by a neighbouring constituency MP, Ranil Jayawardena.

Local MP Joins celebration of BCOT supported internships

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller was delighted to join students and staff at BCOT, together with employers, to mark the first year of BCOT’s Supported Internships. The Supported Internship is a programme designed to help young people with special educational needs get into the workplace.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS FOUR LANES  INFANT SCHOOL

Maria said: “It was good to see how motivated and engaged the children were both in the school and extra-curricular activities. The questions from the council were far ranging and I am constantly encouraged to see how keen such young pupils in Basingstoke are to contribute to both their  school and the wider community.”

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS MERTON INFANT SCHOOL

Maria met Mrs Larissa James, Head Teacher for a catch up on the latest developments at the school, including the recent expansion of the school to accommodate the increasing number of infant school children from new local housing development.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS MARNEL PRIMARY SCHOOL

Maria said: “I was delighted to visit Marnel Primary School, and particularly pleased to be invited to help with the opening of the new Library. The children showed a real excitement about reading, which is so important for their future academic success.  I was hugely impressed by the high educational standards set for all children, and by the inspirational leadership shown by the Head Teacher.”