Backing young people

I believe that every young person should be able to get a good place in a good school, get an apprenticeship, job, or a place at university and get onto the housing ladder locally. I am working with local schools and employers to improve the chances of young people with special educational needs to gain work experience.

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TWGGS Tour of Parliament

Greg met with Students from TWGGS studying politics in Years 12 and 13. Before taking them on a tour of Parliament and bringing them inside the Chamber of the House of Commons, Greg gave a talk on the roles and responsibilities of an MP.

A visit to Capel Primary School

Greg recently visited Capel Primary School and was a guest at their assembly to mark anti bullying week. The children shared their thoughts on what bullying was and also thought about how they could be kind to one another.

National Apprenticeship Week

On a visit to Aspens, a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities, recently, Greg was able to meet three of the 18 apprentices that are supported across the three sites that they own and manage.

Greg backs Down Syndrome Bill

Greg has stated his delight that the Down Syndrome Bill - introduced by Liam Fox as a Private Member's Bill - passed its second reading today.

Greg meets the Paddock Wood Scouts

Greg met with members of the 11th Tonbridge Paddock Wood Scouts this evening to talk about the role of an MP and to oversee a lively debate on the future of electric vehicles. 

He also attended the investiture of the newest Scout members who have moved up from the Cubs. 

Greg visits Mascalls Academy

Greg enjoyed meeting a group of A level politics students on a visit to Mascalls Academy in Paddock Wood.

Greg meets the TWGSB politics class

Greg met with members of the Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys sixth form politics class this morning to talk about his role as an MP and debate current affairs. 

Coffee and cards at Oakley College

Greg visited Oakley college today to celebrate the recent tie-up between Tesco and the college, which provides further education for 18 to 25 year olds with learning difficulties. 

Pitching in at the Sea Cadet car wash

Following his recent acceptance of the post of Vice President of the TS Brilliant - Tunbridge Wells Sea Cadets - Greg decided to help serve his new unit by pitching in with their Sunday car wash at the Skinners School on St John's Road.