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£14 million Rolls Royce Academy opened by Chancellor

A new £14 million state-of-the-art training centre has opened at Rolls-Royce in Derby, where apprentices will gain hands-on engineering skills.

The newly-opened Rolls-Royce Apprentice Academy Credit: ITV Central

The Chancellor George Osborne offically opened the Apprentice Academy. He told Central Tonight's Rajiv Popat that more money will be spent on apprenticeships, which he believes will help boost the economy.

The new facility that has been developed to enable the company to train an increased number of young people to work for the company Credit: ITV Central
George Osbourne believes apprenticeships will boost the economy Credit: ITV Central