Priti Patel MP visits Stansted
21 June 2012
Priti Patel MP has visited Stansted Airport to see how the East of England’s biggest single employment site continues to create new jobs and training opportunities despite the current difficult economic conditions.
The Witham MP called in on the Airport’s Employment and Training Academy to hear about the 100 new jobs currently available and details of the comprehensive skills and training programme, designed to help potential employees improve their abilities and gain employment.
Hosting the visit on behalf of the airport, Stansted’s Head of Public Affairs, Chris Wiggan, said:
“We were extremely pleased that Priti was able to pay a visit to Stansted and see the training and employment opportunities available the airport. With one in five young people now out of work, Stansted is delighted to do its bit and be able to give more youngsters across the region access to the varied roles on offer here at the airport.”
Priti Patel MP added:
“Stansted is an important local employer and the Airport’s Employment and Training Academy is doing a tremendous job helping to get people the skills they need to find work.”
For more information on services the Academy can provide look online at www.stanstedairportacademy.com, telephone 01279 661007 or visit in person at Stansted Airport (Open 09.00am – 16.00pm Monday to Friday).