MP backs two-year degrees

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed Government plans to make it easier for universities to offer accelerated degree courses and urged young people to contribute their thoughts.

MP welcomes new Sunday service

I was pleased to meet up with Northern Rail’s Regional Director, Liam Sumpter at Nelson Train Station to discuss the improvements they are making to the Preston-Colne line and to welcome their new hourly service on Sundays.

A snapshot of Andrew's week

Here's a brief summary of some of the things Andrew has been doing this week:

Took part in a Q&A session with 60+ students from Colne Park High School in the Education Centre.

Organised tickets for two Pendle residents to attend Prime Ministers Questions (PMQ’s).

Local MP supports access to higher and degree level apprenticeships

The MP for Pendle, Andrew Stephenson, has pushed for students in East Lancashire to take advantage of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancy listings in 2018. Over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced across England including Manchester, Warrington, and Barnoldswick.