Posts from the ‘Youth News’ Category

  • Think Big

    Alex encourages young people to Think Big to change communities

    June 28th, 2013 | News, Youth News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Member of Parliament for Stockton North, Alex Cunningham, today challenged young people across the Stockton Borough to “Think Big” to bring about changes and improvements to their communities. “Think Big” is a social action programme run by O2, led by the National Youth Agency and in conjunction with UK Youth and Conservation Foundation.  Aimed at […]

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    Alex encourages nominations for Red Cross citizen award

    June 20th, 2013 | Youth News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Alex Cunningham, Member of Parliament for Stockton North, is calling for constituents to enter nominations for the British Red Cross Humanitarian Citizen Award 2013.  The award scheme, which is open to anyone under the age of 25, aims to celebrate the achievements of young people whose selfless actions go unsung. Alex said: “Some young people […]

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  • Money

    Alex Cunningham MP calls on local schools to take part in ‘My Money Week’

    May 7th, 2013 | News, Youth News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Alex Cunningham, MP for Stockton North, has called on local schools to take part in My Money Week (3 to 9 June), giving pupils the chance to learn more about money and personal finance.  Every primary and secondary school in Stockton North is being given the chance to take part for free in My Money […]

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    Alex urges Government to boost apprenticeship numbers

    March 11th, 2013 | News, Youth News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham has called on the Government to do more to increase the number of apprenticeships in the region. The North East will have 1,840 fewer apprenticeships this year than in 2010/11, with the figure standing at 9,230.  Labour is calling on the Government to adopt a […]

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    Apprenticeships: A Grounding for Success

    January 7th, 2013 | Youth News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    By Lauren Rutherford Under the Tory-led coalition, youth unemployment has been at its highest ever. Unemployment amongst 18-24 year olds in June-August 2012 was a shocking 18.5% – 764,000 young people unemployed. If you include people of the ages 16 and 17, this goes up to 957,000. This is less than it has been, but […]

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