Tracey Welcomes Rise in Apprenticeships for Chatham & Aylesford

Tracey has welcomed the latest figures for work places employing Apprentices in Chatham & Aylesford, which have continued to rise since 2010.

In Chatham and Aylesford, the total numbers of work places employing Apprentices are:

·         2010/2011 – 210

·         2011/2012 – 260               

·         2012/2013 – 280

Tracey said:

 “These figures are very welcome and I am delighted that more work places in Chatham and Aylesford are taking on Apprentices. More Apprenticeships mean more opportunities for young people, giving them financial security and Britain a better future. I will continue to encourage businesses in the constituency to take on Apprentices and am pleased the Government has made this one of their key priorities. It is great news for each local apprentice, great for our businesses and great for growth.”

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