Graham has joined Prime Minister David Cameron in calling on start-up businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK to get involved in this year’s Conservative Party Start-up Hub and win the opportunity to showcase their work in front of thousands of visitors at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Launched for the first time two years ago, the national competition is a chance for 12 new businesses to demonstrate their ideas or designs during the four-day conference running from Sunday, September 29th to Wednesday, October 2nd.
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MPs from all three main parties today criticised the Government’s system of careers advice for young people, following the transfer of responsibility for this to schools in September 2012.
They used a debate in Westminster Hall to highlight the lack of funding for this service and to explore the limitations of a purely school-based model of careers guidance, which include weak links to the labour market and inconsistency between schools.
The debate was prompted by a report by the Education Select Committee, Careers Guidance for Young People: the impact of the new duty on schools, which described the transfer of responsibility to schools as “regrettable”.
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HEART Conference Team 2013
As part of a campaign to improve emergency ambulance response times across his constituency, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart held a HEART Conference in Withernsea last Saturday. Named ‘Influence, Educate and Have a Go’ the aim of the event was to get members of the public to learn how they can make a difference in an emergency as well as promoting the work of Community First Responder Teams.
Graham said, “Saturday’s event was so well received that people are urging me to repeat it in Beverley, Hedon and Hornsea, it was fantastic to see so many children and adults who were genuinely interested in learning how to save a life. Knowing how to save the life of a friend, loved one or even a complete stranger is a skill that you hope you will never need to use but will be very grateful of if you find yourself in an emergency situation.
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