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Minister opens building centre

Housing minister Baroness Andrews opened the Milton Keynes College Construction Centre last week. The centre teaches young students practical skills. She took a short tour during which she met some of the young students and watched them demonstrating their skills in bricklaying, plastering and plumbing.

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