4,340 young people in Burnley & Padiham help hit 2m apprenticeship goal

4,340 young people in Burnley & Padiham help hit 2m apprenticeship goal

Two million apprenticeships have been created in the UK since 2010 with 4,340 people in Burnley and Padiham getting a vital start in life.

4,340 young people in Burnley & Padiham help hit 2m apprenticeship goal

Birtwistle praised for commitment to apprenticeships

Birtwistle praised for commitment to apprenticeships

Gordon Birtwistle, Burnley and Padiham MP, was praised last week in the Autumn Statement debate by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne for his commitment to apprenticeships in his role as Government Apprenticeship Ambassador.

Birtwistle praised for commitment to apprenticeships

Gordon Praises Business Start-Up Assistance

Gordon Praises Business Start-Up Assistance

Gordon Birtwistle, MP for Burnley and Padiham, has praised the work of the ‘Start Up Loans Company’. The Government funded company have loaned £235,950 to fifty individuals in Burnley and Padiham so far, helping local entrepreneurs to start their business.

Gordon Praises Business Start-Up Assistance
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More Apprenticeships

More Apprenticeships

Since 2010, Gordon Birtwistle has more than doubled the number of apprenticeships in Burnley. We want to push the government to create even more places for young people in Burnley and Padiham.

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About Gordon

Gordon has been the MP for Burnley since May 2010. Born in nearby Oswaldtwistle, Gordon has lived in Burnley for 33 years. He is one of the few MPs to have served an apprenticeship, being apprenticed to Howard & Bullough in Accrington after leaving school. As Burnley and Padiham's Member of Parliament, Gordon has championed apprenticeships, doubling the number available for young people in the town. He has also won huge investment across Burnley and Padiham, bringing in thousands of new jobs for people locally. Read more