Barrow MP helps pupils brush up on English & maths

A Cumbrian MP is on a personal mission to improve levels in maths and literacy in local pupils.

The MP for Barrow in Furness John Woodcock has spent the past year training to be a teaching assistant to help run a summer school in his constituency.

Fifty youngsters will get three weeks of extra tuition in the pilot scheme backed by local business.

Our correspondent Elaine Willcox has the story.