Peter Aldous outlines the leading role colleges can play in our recovery from the covid-19 pandemic and backs the Association of Colleges calls for college business centres to be set up to support employers and for a new deal for college funding.
As the covid-19 pandemic continues, Peter Aldous calls for an extension of the suspension of benefit deductions for the recovery of universal credit overpayments which has been a lifeline to many vulnerable people over the last six months.
Peter Aldous takes the opportunity of a debate on electricity generation and local suppliers to push the Government to publish the promised energy White Paper and to back his ten-minute rule Bill, the Local Electricity Bill.
Peter Aldous praises the support given by the Government during the Covid-19 pandemic, but calls for more targeted support for sectors such as holiday parks, coach companies, indoor leisure centres and local football clubs who are all facing financial difficulties.
Peter Aldous welcomes the stamp duty holiday and asks the Chancellor of the Exchequer about further initiatives for the housing which could also alleviate poverty and promote social mobility.
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to issue guidance to schools about when a covid-19 test is needed and to ensure local testing programmes such as that provided by Norfolk and Waveney CCG can continue to operate.
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