Recently released figures show that since 2010 there have been 5,750 new apprenticeships created in Northampton North – a staggeringly good number which demonstrates the effectiveness of the Government’s work in creating new apprenticeships.
In my seven years as MP for Northampton North I have visited all of the schools in the constituency, many several times, and I always enjoy doing so. In many cases over the years I have arranged school visits to see the Houses of Parliament.
I had the pleasure of being asked to officially open the newly-refurbished Regent Pharmacy in Regent Square in Northampton. The premises has undergone extensive renovations and expansion which have been very successful.
Every year in around mid-August the Northamptonshire Umbrella Fair takes place on The Racecourse. The reason it is called the Umbrella Fair is because it encompasses and includes a wide range of community activities, events and groups.