Edward Garnier: 1690 new apprenticeships in Harborough, Oadby and Wigston since 2012

Sir Edward Garnier, MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston, has welcomed news of the 1,690 new apprentices in his constituency between 2012 – 2014. There were 960 new starts comprising 530 intermediate positions, 390 advanced positions and 10 higher positions in the period of 2012-13, and 730 starts comprising 430 intermediate positions, 230 advanced positions and 20 higher positions in 2013-14.

 

Edward Garnier said: “It can only be good news for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston that so many youngsters are going into apprenticeships to gain new skills and a better start. I am pleased that firms in the constituency are training people as apprentices and giving job-seekers skills for them to use throughout their careers.”