It was an ordinary Wednesday at Westminster. Then, suddenly, everything changed. The Houses of Parliament were surrounded by police, fire and ambulance personnel and sirens were blaring. There was an air of disbelief as the truth dawned.
Producers from Malton and Filey food festivals wowed Parliament with samples of their delicious products at a special food event today. The Jubilee rooms were packed with Parliamentarians and their staff eager to try out a range of locally sold produce.
There was good news for all ages in this budget. In his first Spring budget (which is now to be moved to the Autumn) the Chancellor of the Exchequer made skills and training, education and social care his top priorities.
It’s been another extraordinary two weeks in Parliament. The choice as to whether we should leave the EU has, of course, been one of the most important decisions any of us will ever have to make. We shouldn’t forget this.
The disabilities minister, Penny Mordaunt, told Kevin Hollinrake that she will be launching a consultation in March into how best to ensure young people with learning disabilities find meaningful employment.
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