Manifesto Watch: Apprenticeships

Manifesto Watch: Apprenticeships

2017 ElectionBriefings

A popular alternative to higher education is vocational training, which aims to allow an individual to head straight into a high level jobs with specialised training and experience. Apprenticeship programmes have been shown to be effective paths to achieving this goal and are popular with employers. Here we look at the polices each political party has on the

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West Midlands metro mayor election 2017

West Midlands metro mayor election 2017

UK Politics

The Basics Who: Mayor of West Midlands Region When: 4th May 2017, 7am-10pm Where: Metropolitan areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton What: To lead the West Midlands Combined Authority Why: Create Jobs, enhance skills, develop prosperity and drive economic growth What is a Mayor of West Midlands Region and why do we have one?

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The Fixed Term Parliament Act

The Fixed Term Parliament Act

Briefings

The ability of the Prime Minister to call an early General Election is one that was changed during the 2010-15 Coalition government. The process of being able to do so relies upon two events set out in the Fixed Term Parliament Act. In the past, the Prime Minister could call a General Election whenever they

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