Labour's tuition fee plans will only help wealthy graduates

Labour's tuition fee plans will only help wealthy graduates

Labour's plan to cap maximum tuition fees to £6,000 is deeply regressive. Under their plans only the wealthiest graduates would benefit.

Labour's tuition fee plans will only help wealthy graduates

Gordon Champions Apprenticeships in Parliament

Gordon Champions Apprenticeships in Parliament

Gordon opened the cross-party All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Apprenticeships to a packed room in Parliament. There were around 70 attendees present from across industry. Gordon was on the panel with Julia Chippendale, MD at EAL, Janet Hull OBE, Director of Creative Pioneers, and two appr...

Gordon Champions Apprenticeships in Parliament

Thank You for your help!

Thank You for your help!

A huge Thank You to all the volunteers who came out to help us yesterday! We spoke to hundreds of people and it's pretty clear that most people think we have been doing a great job in bringing jobs and investment to Burnley and Padiham.

Thank You for your help!
£15m for Burnley Hospital

£15m for Burnley Hospital

Sign our petition to bring £15 million investment to Burnley Hospital for new surgical units and an Ophthalmology (Eye) Department

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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Rate Your MP

How do you think Gordon Birtwistle has done as MP for Burnley and Padiham since 2010?

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