Bath in top 10 “hollowed out” jobs threat

Labour analysis of Office for National Statistics figures has highlighted that Bath and North East Somerset is in the top 10 places most at risk in the country of seeing their high streets “hollowed out” due to the impact of Covid on hospitality, tourism, non-essential retail and leisure businesses. 11.7% of all businesses across EnglandContinue reading “Bath in top 10 “hollowed out” jobs threat”

“Missing” students could decimate Bristol and Bath’s future funding

Students who are at holiday addresses rather than term term addresses due to the Covid lockdown will skew census data, warned Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris today. This could lead to Bath and Bristol missing out on vital funding.  The Census is due to take place on Sunday 21 March but many of the 60,000 University ofContinue reading ““Missing” students could decimate Bristol and Bath’s future funding”

Tory Metro Mayor failing on apprenticeships

“Must do better”: that is the message from Labour Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris as he slammed the Conservative West of England Metro Mayor for failing on apprenticeships.  Latest figures show that during the current Metro Mayor’s term of office the number of new apprenticeships in the West of England has plummeted. There are 1630 fewer inContinue reading “Tory Metro Mayor failing on apprenticeships”

SAFER INTERNET MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER SAYS LABOUR MAYOR CANDIDATE

Safer Internet Day is more important than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic warned Labour Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris. With more and more everyday tasks taking place online the amount of screen time for children has soared. The annual awareness day sees kids and their parents get top tips and advice on how to tackleContinue reading “SAFER INTERNET MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER SAYS LABOUR MAYOR CANDIDATE”

Housing Roundtable

Housing leaders from across the West of England attended a housing roundtable organised by Dan Norris and The National Housing Federation. Dan said: “This was one of the best meetings I’ve had as Labour’s Metro Mayor candidate. They were direct, passionate, and clear about what our area’s housing needs are now and the challenges ofContinue reading “Housing Roundtable”