Figures reveal that the government provided 200,000 laptops to vulnerable children to help them access remote learning during the coronavirus lockdown. Another 20,000 were provided to disadvantaged Year 10 pupils to help stop them falling behind with their GCSEs.
Rizwan Ali Shah has joined the Conservative Party.
Rizwan, who stood as an independent candidate for Blackburn at the last General Election, announced he was joining the Party at a gathering of supporters and friends at Shahi Qila restaurant on Shear Bank Road.
Keith was a highly regarded Councillor for Meadowhead ward until boundary changes meant the ward was abolished in 2018. A font of all local government knowledge, Keith has ably served Blackburn Conservatives as Treasurer and now Secretary.
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