Lisa Nandy visits fire-hit Halifax primary school

Senior Labour MP Lisa Nandy visited a Halifax school today to see its amazing progress since a devastating blaze.

By sarah fitton
Friday, 27th May 2022, 4:05 pm

The Shadow Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government joined Halifax's MP Holly Lynch at Ash Green Primary School in Mixenden.

She met youngsters and staff including headteacher Mungo Sheppard.

He said: "Lisa and Holly came to discuss the issues facing our communities and what needs to be done to support our children and families to thrive.

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Shadow Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government with Halifax MP Holly Lynch and headteacher Mungo Sheppard with children at Ash Green Primary School in Mixenden, Halifax

"They also spent time talking to staff about the incredible work that has taken place since the fire and met our fantastic children."

Ms Nandy also spoke at social fabric summit Restitch 2022 at The Square Chapel and visited the development underway to create 106 new homes at Beech Hill in Halifax.

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MP for Halifax Holly Lynch, Family Support Worker Amber Hardy, Headteacher Mungo Sheppard and Shadow Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government Lisa Nandy at Ash Green Primary School in Mixenden, Halifax