Today I visited the offices of Bradbury Fields services for the blind and partially sighted. I heard about the work they are doing there under the UK Vision Strategy, in which Bradbury Fields have teamed up with Action for Blind People and the Royal National Institute of Blind People to call for a higher priority [...]
This week I visited the innovative WOW room at St Hugh’s Primary School. The WOW room, short for ‘world of wonder’ is a space, which brings learning to life by transporting pupils to outer space, a rain forest, an ocean, or a desert.
The WOW room works by using LED lighting, surround sound, and giant [...]
I was delighted to visit local nursery, Newsham Pre School. The Boaler Street day nursery is a voluntary community Pre School, funded by the Local Education Authority – providing early years education.
The nursery recently received a good report from Ofsted after many improvements over the last few years. I met staff and children at the school and [...]
I was pleased to visit Alder Hey and hear about the exciting plans for its future. Alder Hey is the largest paediatric hospital in Europe, serving over 7 million young people every year and providing world-class treatment to over 250,000 patients.
However, some of the hospital’s current buildings need to be modernised. The A&E is [...]
As your Labour candidate for Wavertree it has been of utmost importance to me to find out more about the local community projects that make our community such a strong one. As part of this commitment I paid a visit to the Al-Ghazali Centre in Earle Street.
The Al-Ghazali Arab Cultural and Education Youth Club [...]
Today I signed a pledge to voters that if elected, I will vote against any increase in university tuition fees in the next parliament. Students from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool Hope University joined me to discuss their concerns about tuition fees and to witness me sign the pledge.