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KEY ACHIEVEMENTS NUMBER 5: SAVING HMS SULTAN

Before I was elected back in 2010, the Defence Training Review suggested that the Royal Naval School of Engineering at HMS Sultan was set to move to south Wales - a potential loss of up to 900 local jobs in the process. I immediately embarked on a campaign to stop this relocation; meeting with & writing to Shadow Ministers & Ministers, when elected I spoke in Parliament on the matter and continued to hold meetings with the MoD. Thankfully, our campaign was successful and the SDSR concluded that RN School of Engineering should remain at Sultan where it continues to deliver essential training for service personnel to a level that has been rated 'Outstanding' by OFSTED. 

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS NUMBER 6: BRIDGING THE GAP

During tough economic times we rely on the hard work & enterprise of our small businesses to grow this country out of recession. So, on becoming this area's MP, I was clear that we needed to do more to support our fantastic small businesses.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS NUMBER 7: THE CEMAST CENTRE & APPRENTICESHIPS

Ensuring that young people are equipped with the skills they need to get on in life must be a priority and I am extremely proud that the Gosport constituency has had the highest number of apprenticeship starts in Hampshire - nearly 9,490 since 2010. 49% of these were in the engineering and manufacturing technologies sector, demonstrating the strength of these industries in our area. The new CEMAST skills centre at the Daedalus Enterprise Zone now has 900 students on its roll who are undertaking apprenticeships with companies such as Britten Norman, Vector Aerospace and BAE. The skills centre was a key priority for the Daedalus Strategy Group which is working to ensure that the Enterprise Zone meets its full potential and we fought hard to bring CEMAST to Daedalus and create skills training opportunities for young people & employers in our area.