Levelling the skills divide

09 October 2019

In my role as a (temporary) elected MEP, I recently visited the Rolls Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Burnley. I hope my observations will be interesting when councils consider policies relating to local job creation and economic development.  

The people who showed me round the factory were so passionate about engineering and the skills of their colleagues that I came away raving about the beauty of engine blades.  

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