Basingstoke is leading the way with high-speed fibre broadband, now available to around 43,000 Basingstoke homes and businesses. This means that more than 90 per cent of the town already has access to the technology.
Local MP Maria Miller has welcomed news that 77% more students in Basingstoke are now achieving GCSEs in core academic subjects that make up the EBacc, meaning they are gaining the skills they need to go on to university or secure a good job.
Maria Miller has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.
Maria Miller MP for Basingstoke has today hosted a conference with Working Families and Bright Horizons on support for working families and the issues to be addressed at the forthcoming General Election.
Local MP Maria Miller has welcomed employment figures published today which show that Basingstoke unemployment has fallen by more than 40% in the last year and is now the lowest for a decade. 642 people claimed Job Seekers Allowance in December 2014 down by 49 compared with November 2014 and down by 485 compared with December 2013.