State for Children, Schools and Families, Ed Balls, visited Manchester Central
this week, along with Schools Minister Iain Wright and Manchester United manager
Sir Alex Ferguson.
the launch of the new Careers Education Strategy, a campaign highlighted
apprenticeship opportunities for young people.
visited Manchester Central to meet with Laing O’Rourke, contractors for the
venue’s redevelopment programme, to talk about their involvement with Manchester
Ed Balls, Iain
Wright and Sir Alex met mentors from Laing O’Rourke, a former intern who is now
full-time employee, and the interns working with the construction firm on
Manchester Central’s redevelopment.
Work on the
second phase of the extensive £20m redevelopment programme is coming to an end,
with the new central foyer due to be fully open mid November.
have now started work on the final phase, which will include additional seminar