PM Visits Derby College

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, chose the iconic Roundhouse Derby yesterday as a venue in which to make a keynote speech on the future of post-18 education.

Attended by senior ministers, she announced a major review of the future shape of tuition fees and university funding.

The speech was followed by a press conference with the PM being quizzed on a number of issues by Bondholder Derby Telegraph, as well as a flurry of nationals including, Sky TV, the Sun and the Times Education Supplement, as well as BBC TV’s political pundit Laura Kuenssberg. 

Chief Executive of Bondholder Derby College Mandie Stravino was delighted to showcase the Roundhouse saying that “It is unusual for an announcement of this magnitude to be made in a college sector setting.”

The Prime Minister was clearly impressed with the Roundhouse, commenting that the courses held at there were "building a future for this great city.”   

Read the Derby Telegraph article here.