22 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher backs vocational qualifications in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, spoke up for the continued improvement of our vocational education and training in Tamworth. Mr Pincher reaffirmed the need to "focus anew on vocational qualifications". During the debate Mr Pincher highlighted the im...

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19 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher encourages further apprenticeship placements

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the news of 450 new apprentice placements in Tamworth, up from 390 in the previous year. Commenting Mr Pincher said: "We know that University is not for everyone and pupils leaving school should have real cho...

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18 MAR 2014

Christopher Pincher calls for a debate on science and technology skilling

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, has called for a debate on science and technology skilling as his own research has found that 35% of businesses polled across the Tamworth constituency are concerned about the science and technology skills in new recrui...

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20 FEB 2014

Pincher is quizzed at Tamworth 6th Form Question Time

Last Friday Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, joined by teacher Ian Hollinshead and three students, Chloe White, James Leeson and Sonia Wright, For a "Question Time" panel at Tamworth 6th Form. The format mirrored the popular BBC politics show where panellists were quizzed by ...

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14 OCT 2013

MP Calls for Action to Improve Literacy & Numeracy in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has called for action to improve levels of literacy and numeracy across Tamworth in a debate in the House of Commons last week. The debate led by Conservative MP Caroline Dineage called on the House of Commons to recognise that with one in six...

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19 AUG 2013

Christopher Pincher congratulates pupils at Landau Forte Academy 6th Form Tamworth on their fantastic A-Level Results.

This week Tamworth students received their A-level results with an overall pass rate of 98% with 68% of the pupils receiving top grades. Mr Pincher said: "Congratulations to all of the pupils and staff at Landau 6th Form - two years of hard work has finally paid off giving the students the best po...

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13 AUG 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes £331,475 Olympic Legacy funding for Tamworth Primary Schools

Tamworth primary schools are set to receive an additional £331,475 in additional funding to support physical education as part of the Olympic legacy. The additional school funding will be ring-fenced to ensure the funds can only be spent on delivering first class physical education for pri...

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04 OCT 2012

Pincher Meets with David Laws to Discuss School Funding

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, today met with David Laws, Minister of State for Schools, to discuss school funding reforms. Mr Pincher Joined Staffordshire County Councillors and five other local MPs to discuss the future of schools funding to ensure that Tamworth gets the ...

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20 APR 2012

MP Celebrates Academy Application Acceptance

Yesterday during the Business of the House debate in the House of Commons Tamworth's MP, Christopher Pincher, celebrated the news that Belgrave High School's application to become an academy has been accepted. Mr Pincher said. "Earlier this week, Belgrave high school in Tamworth received the welcom...

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22 FEB 2012

Apprenticeships going from strength to strength in Tamworth under the Coalition

Marking National Apprenticeship Week, Christopher Pincher, has welcomed the 109% increase in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Tamworth last year. The Government is delivering unprecedented funding for new apprenticeships. In addition, the Prime Minister announced that from 7th Feb...

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10 DEC 2011

Christopher Pincher Raises Academic Rigour with Prime Minister

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, on Wednesday called upon Prime Minister David Cameron to reintroduce rigour in our examination system in Prime Ministers Questions. This is Mr Pincher's third PMQ since becoming the Member of Parliament for Tamworth in 2010. Mr. Pincher aske...

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