Peter Aldous attended the Southern North Sea Energy Conference in Norwich to meet businesses investing in the region and hear what they need from government so that they can bring more jobs to the area. (Photo by kind permission of George Hersant Photography Ltd)
Peter Aldous has welcomed the announcement from the Government that young people across Waveney are to benefit from the rebuilding and renovation of youth services in some of the country’s most disadvantaged areas, as beneficiaries of the first major tranche from the Government’s Youth Investment Fund have been announced.
Peter Aldous speaks in a debate on the impact of increases in the cost of living on further and higher education students and calls on the Chancellor to allocate £400 million additional revenue funding to the further education sector to both address the problems facing the sector and also alleviate the particular challenges facing FE students.
Peter Aldous welcomes the launch of the Great British Insulation Scheme and calls on the Government to introduce measures such as energy-saving stamp duty and an employee benefits scheme to kickstart a mass retrofitting revolution.
Peter Aldous questions the Government about the contracts for difference scheme for offshore energy and seeks assurances that the Government is working with the industry to ensure a successful round 6 so that offshore wind can get back on track, and UK consumers and the UK economy can benefit from low-cost, low-carbon energy.